Nursery schools

The Catering Mark has transformed school meals for hundreds of nursery children in the UK. There are already 300 nurseries who are serving meals to Catering Mark Standards.

Almost 1/4 of British children are overweight by the time they start primary school. But there are currently no government standards for food in nurseries.

A healthy food culture in schools has been shown to positively affect children's concentration and behaviour. Children need to get into good eating habits early on to give them the best start in life. The Catering Mark provides an independent guarantee that what’s on the menu for children in your care is fresh, traceable, free from undesirable additives and trans fats.

Why is good food so important for under fives? Read our reports

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 Where are we now?

  • Over 8,000 schools

  • 300 nurseries

  • Working with 30+ universities

  • 75% of London Boroughs

  • 30 hospitals

  • 30% of English Primary schools


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