With Christmas parties at schools to be held in two weeks’ time teachers are faced with a problem of having to change their customary ‘menu’ because as from this year its goodbye to pastizzi and sausage rolls among other items.
A circular sent by the Curriculum Department ‘Learning throughout life and employability’ to all the heads of the college schools at Primary and Secondary Levels contains a list of recommended foods for school functions.
For parties as from this year, students may eat toasted bread with dips, small tuna rolls, small portions of baked macaroni, pizza with mozzarella topped with chicken or tuna or mushrooms or peas.
Students may also eat mozzarella kebabs with tomatoes and low fat cheese in different shapes as well as unsalted popcorn.
As dessert children may eat fruit, apple cupcakes, unsalted carrots, one-bite yeast rings and bread pudding.
For drinks, water, milkshake with fresh fruit, cinnamon spiced white milk, warm milk with a limited amount of chocolate powder without sugar and team.
This is the approved list of food for school Christmas parties: