Sugar Smart resources - Primary Schools

When a school registers to become a Sugar Smart School they need to decide which of the optional pledges they want to undertake using our handy Information pack and checklist for Primary schools

Make sure your school celebrations are Sugar Smart and involve your PTA with this handy Sugar Smart guide for your fundraising activities.

Sugar Smart Display and Assembly Pledges
All schools are asked to deliver these two pledges. Once you have registered, you will receive some hard copies of the relevant schools poster, some postcards and stickers to help you make your displayA school will also be invited to borrow further resources to enhance their Sugar Smart displays. These include a pull-up banner with the 'three things' message, bunting and a large PVC banner that can be attached to railings or school gates outside. Photos of these resources can be found here.

The first assembly is ready for you to use! See the basic assembly content here. Please contact for a fully interactive Powerpoint Presentation and notes.

Other Pledges

Primary schools are asked to choose an additional 2 pledges from the list below

Family Pledges

Get Children and Young People Sugar Creative Pledge

Promote Sugar Smart Packed Lunches
Promote Sugar Smart Breakfast Clubs
Other Resources
There are a variety of posters (some which you will recieve hard copies of) that schools can download to use in their Sugar Smart work. Click on the links below to access them.
  •  Sugar Smart leaflet contains lots of interesting facts about added sugar
  • Three Things Poster is a general poster encouraging everyone to do three things today to reduce their added sugar consumption - read the labels, swap a sweet snack, think before you drink
  • Drinks poster compares the number of teaspoons of added sugar in a range of popular drinks with water (0 teaspoons!)
  • Early Years poster shows the number of teaspoons of added sugar in a range of food and drinks commonly bought by families with young children. The poster is designed to raise awareness with parents before moving on to talk about suitable swaps to reduce the amount of added sugars consumed.
  • Primary schools poster shows the number of teaspoons of added sugar in a range of common foods and drinks used in packed lunches and at home. 
  • Secondary schools poster is the same but uses examples that older children and young people are likely to consume.
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