Whether your child is about to start school or already goes to school, it is an exciting time for you both in many ways! You’ll no doubt have a lot to prepare, but if your child has a special nutritional need such as a food allergy or takes sip feeds (oral nutritional supplements), you will want and need to be even more prepared.

In this section you can find tips and guidance to help support you and your child when they go to school, starting with the basics of healthy eating right through to specific information to help if they have special nutritional needs. We also offer tips for when your child is going to a friend’s house for dinner or eating out in a restaurant, as well as support for you.

RXANI140215a Date of preparation: September 2014

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