New Care Inspectorate practise note ‘Keeping children safe: supporting positive lunch time experiences in ELC’

This practice note is designed to provide support and guidance to ELC settings (including childminders and school-aged childcare) in the planning, preparation and provision of nutritious and healthy meals and snacks for children.

It contains guidance on how to respond and reflect on your practice. Specifically thinking about the environment, roles and responsibilities of staff and the needs of your children. It also includes scenarios for you to discuss.