Step 2. Check and revise your school food policy

Your school food policy provides the cornerstone for improvement. Start with realistic goals (use your audit results to help define these) - you can return to it and change it as eating habits and attitudes change.

If you do not have a healthy eating policy, or would like to start again, you can download some sample school food policies from the British Nutrition Foundation and the Grab 5! website to get you started.

Happy with your school food policy for now? then skip to Step 3 - working with the resources can stimulate ideas and often suggests changes and improvements to the policy.

In developing your policy, consider these options, which are supported by practical resources to help you: