Currajong State School’s Caterpillar Cafe

Convenor: Deanne O’Neill

Region: North Queensland

School Type: State Primary School

No. of Students: 625

Days open: 5

“Our tuckshop, the Caterpillar Cafe holds an important place in the community of Currajong state School”

Working together as a whole the Currajong State School community has created a successful and welcoming tuckshop.

 

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Coombabah State School

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Convenor: Jennifer Munro

Regional: South East Queensland

School Type: State Primary School

No. of Students: 699

Days open: 5

Healthy food equals healthy minds”.

The objective of our tuckshop is to provide a healthy affordable service which nourishes the mind and body. Healthy food equals healthy minds.

This year we have been working hard to change the way the school and community views food and our tuckshop.We have been creating healthy food with a real focus on presentation.

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Cavendish Road State High School

Convenors: Roberta O’Malley and Madonna Jardine

Region: Metropolitan

School Type: State High School

No. of Students: 1577

Days open: 5

“It’s all about teamwork”

Co-convenors Roberta and Madonna have built and maintain a tuckshop team who share a common goal ‘to work together to get the job done quickly and easily whilst enjoying each other’s company’, which is extremely important given the tuckshop team caters for a variety of dietary preferences amongst the schools almost 1800 students.  The positive environment in the tuckshop and focus on customer service has resulted in the school community being very supportive of the tuckshop, which in turn generates increased sales and patronage.

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Bli Bli State School’s Busy Bee Cafe

Convenor: Leanne Hayward

Region: North Coast

School Type: State Primary School

No. of Students: 677

Days Open: 5

“Planning is the key”

Planning and communication play an important role in the success of Bli Bli State School’s tuckshop. Leanne Hayward, Convenor, meets on a regular basis with the tuckshop’s managing body (P&C Association), her customers and their parents to ensure she is running a financially viable tuckshop, whilst living up to the school communities expectations.

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Hervey Bay Special School

Convenor: Kathleen Heath

Region: North Coast

School Type: State Special School

No. of Students: 106

Days Open: 1

“This tuckshop is unique… it is run by students, a teach and teacher aide”

Kathleen’s main aim is to provide the students with life skills so that they are able to cook and prepare food independently.

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Robina State High School

Convenor: Tannya Simmons and Kellie Nicholls

Region: South East

School Type: State High School

No. of Students: 1142

Days Open: 5

Case study from the Healthy Tuckshop Support Project 2018-2019

The tuckshop operation at Robina State High School is unique in that they offer a tuckshop for all year levels as well as a ‘Kingfisher Kafe’, that includes a chill out area for senior students. The staff from Kingfisher Kafe and the tuckshop offer similar menu items and work together as a team to meet the needs of a large school community.

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Wellers Hill State School

Convenor: Carolyn Kong

Region: Metropolitan

School Type: State Primary School

No. of Students: 858

Days Open: 5

“Delicious food that is as close to whole food as possible”

“Our philosophy in the tuckshop at Wellers Hill State School is to provide a menu that contains healthy, delicious food that is as close to whole food as possible.”

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Coombabah State High School

Convenors: Cararlyn Christensen

Region: South East

School Type: State Secondary School

No. of students: 1109

Days open: 5

“Each of us that work within our school community are always seeking new ideas to bring in to the tuckshop”.

NOTE: This profile is under construction, please keep checking back.

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Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School Iggy’s Place

Catering Manager: Lorie Robinson

Region: Metropolitan

School Type: Non-state School (P-12)

No. of Students: 852

Days open: 5 (plus boarding students)

“The tuckshop is central to the diverse school community”

The tuckshop at IGGS is central to the diverse school community and is a meeting place for staff and students. It’s a friendly place where community members catch up with each other, share a laugh and purchase tasty food.

 

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Emerald State High School ‘Bites’ Tuckshop

Convenor: Ruth Kelly

Region: Central Queensland

School Type: State High School

No. of Students: 789

Days open: 5

“Bites has become the heart of the school”

Emerald State High School’s Bites tuckshop is fortunate to have a dedicated team of bright, positive and friendly staff and volunteers who create an engaging and welcoming atmosphere.

 

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Farnborough State School

Convenor: Sabina Christensen

Region: Central Queensland

School Type: State Primary School

No. of Students: 310

Days open: 2

“The aim of our tuckshop is to provide fun, fresh and healthy food for our whole school community”.

The Farnborough State School tuckshop thrives on change; each term the menu is changed to keep in line with seasonal produce and climate. The students love the changes and they cannot wait to hear what’s in store for them for the coming term.

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