Nutrition

At Puffins we aim to provide children with a nutritionally balanced diet appropriate to their age and the amount of time they spend with us. A full day’s menu is designed to give children 2/3 of the recommended daily amounts for children across all five food groups.

To view our current menus, please click on the link MENUS

Our meals are prepared by experienced cooks, using a range of quality ingredients. All of our meat is supplied by Piper’s Farm and for more information on their unique and award winning farm, click here.

Babies who are weaning are offered a range of meals tailored to their individual progress, and staff will work with you every step of the way to prepare them to move onto the full menu.

If your child has any dietary needs, we will provide alternative meals to meet their individual diets. We cater for, amongst others, gluten free, vegetarian, dairy free and diabetic diets.

Wherever day trips and outings are planned, we provide a picnic lunch.

Staff at Puffins have many years experience of working with families to support mealtimes, fussy eaters and weaning babies, and we are always on hand to answer questions and offer support.

Our menus have been written inline with the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings in England please click on the link for more information.