Useful Links for Parents

Change4Life
A lively and informative site that aims to help families eat well, move more and live longer.

Healthy Schools
An exciting long-term initiative that helps young people and their schools to be healthy.

Free Breakfast Initiative
Breakfast has long been recognised as the most important meal of the day and evidence shows that a healthy breakfast is linked to better health, concentration and behaviour in our schools.

Physical Activity and Sports Service (P.A.S.S.)
The Physical Activity and Sport Service is committed to developing and promoting a better life for the population of Neath Port Talbot through active living.

Margam Country Park
Set in 1000 acres of glorious parklands, Margam Country Park offers natural beauty, history, wildlife and a wide range of fun activities and facilities to make it one of the best days out in Wales for all the family.

Afan Forest Park
Part of the largest urban forest in Europe, Afan Forest Park is a popular destination for walking, cycling, orienteering, camping, educational visits and events.

Food Standards Agency
An independent Government department created to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food, with a vision of safe food and healthy eating for all.

Reduce the Risk
A downloadable document of activities on how to eat and drink healthily for Key Stage 1.

What is Healthy Eating?
Simply try to enjoy a wide variety of foods in the proportions shown and you will find that healthy eating, far from being restrictive, is an exciting way of life.

Raising Kids: Food and Nutrition
The Food and Nutrition section covers everything from teenage diets to dealing with fussy toddlers to offering expert advice on food intolerance and allergies.

Join the Activators: Download Activities
Activities designed for the 7-9 age range allow pupils to work in groups and whole classes, and provide opportunities for homework and displays of pupils' work.

health.e.school
Lots of interesting things to do that will help you learn about staying fit and healthy.

Choose Cheese
A 28-page booklet that you can download, packed with fantastic activities and ideas for teaching nutrition and good health.

The Grain Chain
Here you can explore the grain chain - find out how grains are grown and harvested, what happens to them before they reach your plate, and why they're so good for you!

Food for Life Curriculum Pack
A new educational resource that provides a wide range of engaging, informative activities, lively activity sheets and colour teaching resources - we have done the hard work so you don't have to!

Tea 4 School
A fun learning channel for school children and teachers that includes lots of information to help you learn Geography, Maths and English - all based around the world's most popular drink - tea!

British Heart Foundation
Everything you need to know about your heart and how to keep it healthy.

Food Forum: Principles of Primary Food Technology
Food has a role to play in linking aspects of education that relate to health, lifeskills and in preparing young people as informed citizens.

British Nutrition Foundation
The Foundation aims to strengthen food education in schools, encouraging a whole-school approach to food and nutrition and promotes positive messages about healthy eating.

Water is Cool in School
The Resources section includes a downloadable booklet that supports the benefits of drinking water regularly throughout the day and provides practical guidelines on how schools can make improvements.

SustainWeb: Children's Food Campaign
Aims to improve young people’s health and well-being through better food – and food teaching – in schools and by protecting children from junk food marketing.

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