Food Policy

Juan Soto made this Freedom of Information request to Woodmansterne Primary School, Banstead

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Dear Woodmansterne Primary School, Banstead,

I would like to have the following information sent to me within the allocated time (20 days) permitted to respond to FOI requests.

1. Food policy for school lunch.
2. Food Policy for Lunch Boxes.
3. I would additionally like any supporting information you may have for both policies including dates when they were completed, when consultation was completed and dates implemented.

I note that the school has no published policies online with the rest of the policies, we have taken screenshots this week of the policies in place currently and available to view to the general public.

Yours faithfully,

Juan C Soto

Lisa Adams, Woodmansterne Primary School, Banstead

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Dear Mr Soto

RE:  YOUR REQUEST 187774 UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

We have considered your request which was for:

1. Food policy for school lunch.
2. Food Policy for Lunch Boxes.
3. I would additionally like any supporting information you may have for
both policies including dates when they were completed, when consultation
was completed and dates implemented.

Food Policy for school lunch: School dinners are provided by Surrey
Commercial Services who adhere to the Government’s Nutritional Standards. 
More details can be found here:
[1]https://myschoollunch.co.uk/surrey/paren... As a
school, we have also asked Surrey Commercial Services to remove chocolate
items and fruit juice from the menu in line with our packed lunch policy. 

Food policy for lunch boxes: There is no requirement for schools to have a
formal lunch policy that is approved by the Governing Body.  The school’s
policy is drawn up bearing in mind Healthy Schools guidelines and is
communicated to parents via the newsletter and the school prospectus.  The
prospectus is available on our website.  Since September 2011, the packed
lunch policy has been referred to in newsletters on the following dates:

·         9 September 2011

·         14 October 2011

·         13 July 2012

·         7 September 2012

·         30 November 2012

·         7 December 2012

·         6 September 2013

·         29 November 2013

The two most recent newsletters are available on the school website.  I
attach copies of the remaining six newsletters.

We supply this information based on your original request. Please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address if you have any queries
regarding the information supplied.  Remember to quote the reference
number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the handling of your request for information and
wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, in the first
instance you should contact the Chair of the Governing Body, quoting your
request number given above, at:

Mrs Debbie Christopher

Chair of the Governing Body

Woodmansterne Primary School

Carshalton Road

Banstead

Surrey

SM7 3HU

c/o [2][email address]

If you are not satisfied by the Chair of Governors’ response to your
complaint, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for
a decision.  The Information Commissioner will normally expect you to have
exhausted our complaints procedure.  The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Yours sincerely

Mrs Lisa Adams
School Business Manager

Woodmansterne Primary School

Carshalton Road

Banstead

Surrey

SM7 3HU

 

Tel: 01737 353120

Fax: 01737 376772

 

References

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1. https://myschoollunch.co.uk/surrey/paren...
2. mailto:[email address]