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Dairy Council


We provide a range of education resources for both primary and post-primary schools including programmes on a balanced diet and active lifestyle for pupils, school milk and sustainable dairy farming.

Key Stage 1

Our Milk and More resource is aimed at the parents of pupils starting Primary 1 and focuses on the importance of eating well throughout the school day, including highlighting the nutritional benefits of school milk.

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Key Stage 2

Food and Fitness is an interactive presentation for Key Stage 2 pupils about achieving a balanced diet and active lifestyle. The programme is delivered in primary schools by the DCNI Food and Fitness Team. It is complemented by a teaching resource pack and an information leaflet for parents.

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Key Stage 3+4

Sustainable Farming is a new online resource for GCSE Agriculture and Land Use from the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment developed in collaboration with the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland.

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School Milk

Many primary schools in Northern Ireland provide milk to pupils through the School Milk Scheme giving them the opportunity to enjoy the nutritional benefits of a carton of break-time milk at a reduced cost.

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