The EYN Partnership is committed to improving nutrition standards for children in the early years. Nutrition during this critical period impacts children’s healthy growth, development and long-term outcomes. Learn more about the importance of nutrition in the first years of a child’s life.
The future outcomes and lifetime health of young children can be influenced by good nutrition early in their lives. Early years settings play a key role in supporting the nutritional needs of young children and the EYN Partnership is here to support you.
Nutrition in a child’s early years impacts their growth, development and long-term outcomes. The EYN Partnership want to give you confidence that you’re providing your child with the nutrition they need – whether at home or when they’re in a childcare setting.
BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition; PGCE (Food Technology)
Yvonne studied nutrition as a mature student, and in following her passion for food and cooking, went on to study to become a teacher. After spending time in a secondary school teaching Food Technology, Yvonne worked for the Children’s Food Trust on their school’s programme ‘Let’s Get Cooking’. In this role, Yvonne was able to combine her nutrition knowledge, teaching skills and passion for food and cooking – supporting early years settings and schools to meet menu guidelines, developing training resources, managing partnerships and setting up schools cooking sessions.
Following the closure of the Children’s Food Trust, Yvonne now splits her time between lecturing on the Human Nutrition degree at Worcester University, working as a diabetes prevention coach and as a Healthy Lifestyle Trainer for the local council.