Food Smart Schools

Southside Education

Food Smart Schools Community Projects

Need

Lack of nutritional awareness for students at this community access school in Brisbane offering marginalised young women the chance to complete secondary school education. Many students are young mothers.

Solution

A 12 month whole of school education program was developed and delivered to school lunch cooks, teachers, all students, crèche staff and as well, a 4 week “feeding kids” young mum’s program to help improve the health and wellbeing of students and their children now and into the future.

Outcomes

Implementation of onsite healthy school lunchtime food program.
Nutrition education, cooking and shopping education workshops for all students
Delivery of Teachers professional development and nutrition education resources for teachers.

Menu planning and food and behaviour workshops for onsite crèche staff.