Gladesville Out of School Hours Inc.

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Nutrition/Menu

 

GOOSH aims to provide nutritious and varied food, of high quality. Children are encouraged to develop good eating habits through good examples and education. Parents are encouraged to share family multicultural values and ideas to enrich the variety and of food by the children. High standards of hygiene are maintained throughout all food preparation.

Below is the TERM 2 (Week 7-Week 10) GOOSH Afternoon Tea Menu:

Breakfast

Breakfast is available between 7:00am – 8:30am
GOOSH provides a variety of nutritious food for the children each morning. Breakfast food includes wholemeal/white toast, raisin toast, corn flakes, nutri grain, rice bubbles, special k and weetbix. As well as occasionally having pancakes for the children to enjoy!

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is served at 3.10pm – 4:00pm
GOOSH promotes balanced and healthy eating practices by offering a variety of home made snacks, light meals, fresh fruit and vegetables.

All children must wash their hands before eating. Tongs are provided for the children to serve themselves fresh fruit & veg. Staff will serve any hot food to the children, which is usually seen throughout the winter Menu. All children’s individual needs such as allergies, will be addressed and catered for. Staff will keep a list of all children’s allergies or food restrictions near food preparation area.

Afternoon Tea Examples: Shepherd’s Pie, Chow Mien, Vegetarian Nachos, Fried Rice, Soups, San Choy Bau, Casseroles, Curried Sausages, Vegemite & Cheese Scrolls, Lasagne, Spaghetti Bolognese, Sandwiches, Home made mini Pizzas, Rasin Toast, Dried Fruit.

We also serve a late snack at approximately 5:30pm each afternoon. Some examples are: Apple slices, rock-melon, vegetable sticks (carrot or celery), rice cakes, rice crackers, popcorn and more.

Fresh drinking water is available at all times.

Food Allergies

We are a NUT FREE centre

GOOSH aim’s to provide nutritional food that meets the safety and dietary requirement of all children.

Anaphylactic: Where a child is at risk of having an anaphylactic reaction ‘trigger’ food will not be kept at the centre. Food that ‘may contain traces’ of the ‘trigger’ food will be served although, there will be an alternative for an anaphylactic child.

The centre will display the daily food program for parental viewing, located in the hallway which leads into the homework room.

Children are not permitted to bring any foods containing peanuts.



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