FRUIT IN SCHOOL
School Council Meeting 9/3/16
ACTION: To assess, support and promote break time snacks in line with our Healthy School Policy (fruit, veg and cheese).
Mrs McAleze from Countrystyle fruit and Mrs Webster were invited to join us for our School Council meeting this week. Mrs McAleze brought with her an abundance of fruit for us to taste and share with our peers. School Council thanked both ladies for their support and are looking forward to our forthcoming GOAL!
GOAL: To promote FRUIT and VEG (cheese is also allowed) as a break-time snack throughout school.
PROMOTION: Thursday 10th March 2016: taster fruit ‘session’ at morning break.
DATA COLLECTION: School Council went back to classes and collected data as to whether pupils wanted to purchase school fruit or not. Data collated during School Council meeting 16/3/16.
TIME SCALE: Monday 18th April until Thursday 12th May (4 week trial period-Mon-Thurs).
FRUIT ORDER: ‘Countrystyle’ fruit will deliver our order every Monday morning over the 4 week trial period. Y6 School Council members will collect from outside the office and store appropriately. School Council will collect money from each class every Friday morning from the ‘honesty boxes’.
FRUIT DISTRIBUTION: School Council members’ form each class are to ‘top up’ class fruit bowls from the cupboard in Mrs Cowie’s classroom every morning around 9am-as required.
RESOURCES FOR CLASSES: 10 x plastic fruit bowls and 10 Honesty Boxes.
PRICE: 20p per day, which is 80p per week (£3:20 total over the 4 week period). Honesty boxes will be placed in every classroom beside the class fruit bowl for pupils to place their money in.
FAIR TRADE: We will continue to support ‘Fair Trade’ every lunch-time. We will not be promoting our fruit during Friday lunchtimes. Mrs Tickner and Year 6 pupils would like to take this opportunity in thanking you for your continued support.
Mrs Stewart and The School Council March 2016