Menu planning for outside school hours care

The information and guidelines below will help you provide healthy food and drinks for children in outside school hours care (OSHC), which are in line the Australian Dietary Guidelines and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating. 

Food and drink guidelines for outside school hours care
These guidelines outline criteria for the foods and drinks served at breakfast and afternoon tea.

Food and drink checklist for outside school hours care
Summarises the Food and drink guidelines (above) to help you plan or review your the foods and drinks provided.

Sample menu for outside school hours care
Sample menus for OSHC with explanations on how they meets the Food and drink guidelines. Two menus are provided, including one for services with limited cooking facilities.

What to leave off the menu
Learn what foods and drinks should not be your centre menu, and get some healthier suggestions for special occasions.