Menu
Please keep our school and community safe - do not send your child to school if they display any symptoms of Coronavirus, please do call school on 0151 525 9776 for further advice if you are unsure and we will be happy to help. Government guidance states, if you have any symptoms of Covid 19 - cough, temp temperature or loss of taste or smell - you must produce a negative PCR test, before your child can return to school. Lateral flow tests are for non-symptomatic cases only. Thank you for your continued support.
Home Page

Rice Lane Primary School

Be happy together, Believe together, Achieve together

Healthy Plate

As part of our Enhancement Plan for Healthy Schools, each class is participating in a workshop to teach them about the 'EatWell Plate'.

The children talked through the healthy plate and placed items onto the correct colour category, to re-enforce their understanding.

Green - Fruit and vegetables. Focus of 5 a day. 1 portion will fit into the palm of your hand.
Yellow - Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta (and other starchy foods). These items give us energy.
Blue - Milk and dairy foods. These items give us strong bones and teeth.
Pink - Meat, fish, eggs, beans (and other non dairy sources of protein). These items help the body to heal, such as bruises.
Purple - Foods and drinks high in fat and sugar. These items should only be treats and not a daily food item.

The children finished the activity by tasting a healthy plate consisting of strawberries, melon, grapes, tangerines and a piece of wholemeal bread.

The children observed:

"You eat loads of what is on the yellow, and you get loads of energy"

"The healthy things go on the green"

"If you eat all the unhealthy stuff everyday and you get no exercise, you get unhealthy"

Please click on the Children section of this website then click on gallery to view a class participating in this workshop.








































































































































 

Links - please click to open

For more information on eating a healthy diet

2 2 1 2 5 2 Visitors
Top