Nursery Times by the River is a Health Promoting Nursery. Our snacks and meals are nutritious and incorporate fruit and vegetables. Our menus rotate every three weeks or so, are revised every 6 months and have been created using guidance from the setting the table document.
At nursery children will be offered milk and water at snack times and throughout the day and also get fresh fruit juice with lunch.
In the morning we serve breakfast from 7:30am until 9.00am and provide porridge, weetabix, cornflakes, rice crispies and cheerios for children’s breakfasts.
The morning snack for our play days children is a range of different snacks including croissants, pancakes, waffles, crusty bread etc, all snacks include a choice of fresh fruit.
The nursery gets lunch delivered from a local catering company. We offer lunches such as macaroni cheese, chicken curry, homemade soup, lasagne, lamb hot pot etc. Children are offered a desert after lunch. The lunch menus rotate 3 weekly to allow children the opportunity to try different foods. If children do not like the lunch they will be offered an alternative such as soup or a sandwich. All lunches incorporate vegetables or salad.
We provide a second snack in the afternoon from a range of snacks including yogurts, fruit pots, breadsticks and cheese etc a selection of fresh fruit is always included.
Nursery Times can cater for children with allergies and dietary requirements. Parents can provide information to the child’s keyworker at their first settle regarding any special requirements and we can offer alternatives to meet these needs.