HEALTHY WRAPPER FREE LUNCHES
Goldfields is an enviro-school and we encourage wrapper free lunches i.e. no plastic wrappers on food. There are lots of great options like using beeswax wraps, bento-style boxes and reusable containers to keep food fresh until lunchtime. Children are encouraged to take left over food and any rubbish home with them.
Many foods that come pre-packaged and marketed as school lunch options like chips, muesli bars, chewy fruity things and Le-Snacks are really high in sugar, fat and salt. They are convenient and easy but expensive and lacking in the nutrients that will get your child through a day at school. We encourage parents to consider healthy lunch options when packing up lunchboxes for school. Click the link to The NZ Nutrition foundation for healthy lunchbox tips.
We encourage all children to have a water bottle at school. There are drinking fountains but they are sometimes frozen at this time of year. Water only in drink bottles please.
We are part of the Fonterra milk for schools programme and the children who have opted into this programme have their carton of milk after the lunch break at 1.30pm.
Children are able to order lunches on Friday. Order forms must be in to the office by 9.am on Friday. For Sushi or souvlaki please place the order and correct change in a wee bag or envelope so that the order and money stay together.
To order Subway please click the link below or get a Subway envelope from the office
Order forms are available in the office or you can print from the links below
Once a week during terms 2 and 3 children are able to bring along a ‘heat up’ that will be put in the pie warmer. Please ensure that they are clearly marked with the child’s name and room number.