Schools

Connecting with communities for healthy change

The staff at Linwood Avenue School were concerned about the high number of packet foods that were being included in children’s lunchboxes. These packet foods had very little nutritional value and were high in fat, sugar and salt.

Healthy changes paying off in the classroom

There’s plenty of research to show that eating well and being active at school has a positive impact on students’ learning and wellbeing. But staff at Bairds Mainfreight Primary School don’t need research to tell them that – they witness it in their classrooms every day.

Cookbook to get more 'kids in the kitchen'

Banana berry pikelets with berry compote - just one of the tasty dishes prepared by the Heart Foundation's Nicky Williams at her 'kids in the kitchen' cookbook workshop in Henderson.