Limit 'Sometimes' Foods

Your school is aiming to limit 'sometimes' foods in the school canteen and wide school community.

What are ‘Sometimes’ foods and drinks?

They include chocolate, confectionary, sweet drinks, crisps, chips, fried foods and some cakes, biscuits and pastry items that are high in fat, sugar or salt.

Make a plan to achieve 'Limit Sometimes' Foods'

  • Use the Move Well Eat Well Annual Events calendar to promote the limiting of Sometimes foods on different occasions:

Ideas for limiting 'sometimes' food at your school

School canteen or food service:

Learning about and understanding 'sometimes' foods:

Information to share with your school community

Newsletter inserts
(Save the jpg file to your computer, then insert the file into your newsletter. Please note that these may take some time to download)
Ideas for families:

Let families know they can visit the For Families section of this website to find fun ideas on how they can be active. No password is needed.

Curriculum materials

The four curriculum units developed by Move Well Eat Well and the Tasmanian Department of Education link to the achievement standards of the Australian HPE Curriculum and most cover elements of being physically active.


Write a simple policy statement about your whole school approach to limiting 'sometimes' foods.

A blank policy template

Sample Limit 'Sometimes' Food policies:

Samples of entire Move Well Eat Well school policies.

The Move Well Eat Well Primary Schools program has changed the icon message from 'Limit 'Occasional' Foods' to 'Limit 'Sometimes' Foods'. Find out more about this change.