Healthy Eating

Parkside Academy is dedicated to providing an environment that promotes healthy eating and enabling pupils to make informed choices about the food they eat. We believe that what you eat affects how you feel, how you learn and how you behave.

Pupils here flourish in a positive environment and are given a voice to influence whole-school decisions. A healthy school understands the importance of investing in health to help pupils do their best, raise levels of achievement, improve standards and develop policies and practices to promote health.

We have cafeteria system which gives pupils a choice of food during breakfast, break and lunchtimes.  We have a deli style sandwich area with an array of fillings and choices each day, a pasta bar which offers students the choice of different pasta dishes and a hot service counter with three meal deals each day compromised of a ‘traditional’ meal and a ‘world food’ meal.

We also offer pupils a choice of healthy drinks and snacks.

Pupils have helped develop the meals and menu choices we offer.  The menu is varied and innovative whilst offering pupils delicious food they can enjoy in our relaxed dining room.

We have a new menu which has been implemented due to new government food standards which encourage healthy eating.  It means there have been significant changes to how we prepare and cook food as well as the type of dishes we offer pupils at lunchtime.

We have moved to a fifteen day rolling programme of menu choices.  We still offer a variety of snacks at break time and before school during the breakfast club.

 

October 2018
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October 1, 2018 October 2, 2018

Category: GeneralEnglish/Literacy Engage Evening

English/Literacy Engage Evening
October 3, 2018 October 4, 2018 October 5, 2018 October 6, 2018 October 7, 2018
October 8, 2018 October 9, 2018

Category: GeneralParent Engagement Evening

Parent Engagement Evening
October 10, 2018 October 11, 2018 October 12, 2018 October 13, 2018 October 14, 2018
October 15, 2018 October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018

Category: GeneralYear 10 Engage Evening

Year 10 Engage Evening
October 18, 2018

Category: GeneralYear 7 Parent Evening - Moving Up

Year 7 Parent Evening - Moving Up
October 19, 2018 October 20, 2018 October 21, 2018
October 22, 2018

Category: School HolidaysHalf Term

Half Term
October 23, 2018

Category: School HolidaysHalf Term

Half Term
October 24, 2018

Category: School HolidaysHalf Term

Half Term
October 25, 2018

Category: School HolidaysHalf Term

Half Term
October 26, 2018

Category: School HolidaysHalf Term

Half Term
October 27, 2018 October 28, 2018
October 29, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018

Category: GeneralYear 11 Raising Achievement Evening

Year 11 Raising Achievement Evening
November 2, 2018 November 3, 2018 November 4, 2018