Meal Times






Meal times are flexible, enjoyable and a social occasion where children are offered a well-balanced and nutritious diet, carefully taking into consideration their individual dietary requirements/allergies.  All meals and snacks are freshly prepared on the premises and where possible include foods the children have grown and harvested from the nursery garden.  All children have access to fresh drinking water through out the day.


We have a 4 week rotating menu that ensures a wide range of meal choices  and enables children to explore a variety of different tastes.

Take a look at our menus!
Menu (Copy for parents) .pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [145.6 KB]

Our most recent Food Hygiene rating (11th December 2019)

Anna-Ca-Soo Day Nursery has achieved a prestigious national award in acknowledgement of our commitment to providing outstanding food and food education for children in our care. 

By achieving a Soil Association Food for Life Early Years award,(2017) Anna-Ca-Soo has demonstrated we are providing tasty, nutritious meals and an environment that encourages good social skills and healthy choices. We are supporting the development of good food habits for life through practical cooking and growing activities and food-based learning - both for children and their parents and carers.


Below you will find a few really useful booklets to support with giving children 0-5 a healthy, balanced diet.

Anna-Ca-Soo Food For Life Case Study
Anna-Ca-Soo Food for Life Case Study.pdf
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Start4life: Building Blocks for a better start in life
Building Blocks_S4L_16pp_brochure_6.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [372.3 KB]
Eating well: The first year. A guide to introducing solids and eating well up to baby’s first birthday
Eating_well- the_first_year_for_web_Apri[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [9.6 MB]
Eating Well for babies 6months +
Adobe Acrobat document [222.2 KB]
Eating Well for 1-4 year olds
Adobe Acrobat document [195.8 KB]
Good Food Choices and portion size
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Adobe Acrobat document [3.6 MB]
Eating Well Recipe Book
Eating Well Recipe Book_July 2014.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [11.8 MB]
Support on Fussy eating
Adobe Acrobat document [392.9 KB]
Healthy Packed Lunches
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]

Some low-income families and young parents may be eligible for Healthy Start vitamins and food vouchers as part of the welfare food scheme.

To find out more about the Healthy Start Scheme visit:


From brushing their first tooth to their first trip to the dentist, here's how to take care of your children's teeth:



Did you know that it is recommended that all children aged between one and four years are given Healthy Start vitamin drops containing A, C and D?


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