Evaluation of the progress made in the implementation of the food-based nutritional standards (School Food: Top Marks)

Date published: 22 January 2010

Type: Surveys / Evaluations
Organisational phase: Education Other Than At School Provision, Post-primary, Primary, Special Education

The Education and Training Inspectorate appointed two Nutritional Associates in December 2006 to monitor and promote improvement in the implementation of the Catering for Healthier Lifestyles programme and the approaches schools and employing authorities are taking to the promotion of healthy eating. 


This report represents the second bi-annual report based on inspection findings for the period September 2007 to May 2009. Since September 2007, the Nutritional Associates have participated in a sample of school inspections and have visited 122 primary, 37 post-primary, one alternative education provision centre and 13 special schools, across NI.