As parents we all want to give our child a good start in life and providing a small drink of milk daily as part of a healthy balanced diet and active lifestyle, will help to provide your child with many essential vitamins and minerals that a developing body needs.

Did you know?

A carton of milk (189ml) will help give children many of the nutrients they need daily. Children aged 7-10 years will get 40% of all the calcium they need daily while older children will get a fifth of the calcium they need. This 189ml carton of milk will also contribute other essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals.

Schools can easily provide milk as a healthy option for children and by doing so, milk provision can help the school achieve their Healthy Schools status. There are a variety of ways in which you can help to ensure that your child has the option to drink milk in school, so why not get involved today