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Which organisations have signed the Sugar Smart pledge

Find out which local organisations have joined the Sugar Smart campaign to promote healthier, low-sugar alternatives to communities in the borough.


Adult education and training

  • Adult Learning Lewisham will introduce more fresh fruit and place it in front of café counters.

  • Lee Learning Hub, Tuition Centre will raise awareness of Sugar Smart Lewisham in the Lee Learning Hub Tuition Centre monthly newsletter.

  • Shears Academy is displaying posters and information on sugar levels in fizzy drinks.


  • Amy Matthews Childminding will only offer children water.

  • The DEE’s Childminding will tell parents about the sugar content of drinks and cereals, and ensure that no junk food is served in pack lunches.

  • Childminder Katriona Ismail will promote Sugar Smart and the health effects of sugar to toddler groups and colleagues.

  • Childminder Leanda Flower will educate parents and children on the health effects of sugar.

  • Childminder Tina Gogia will provide healthier snacks at meal times.

  • Michelle Knight’s Childminding Practice will only offer water or milk to children.

  • Linda Playford Childminder will provide children with tap water and milk instead of juice and fizzy drinks.

  • Praise Childminding Services will provide children with plain tap water and milk.

  • Mariam Saanogo Childminder will update the health policy highlighting the importance of Sugar Smart.

Community organisations

Dental practices

Food and catering

Football clubs

  • AFC Lewisham will encourage children to eat fruit and vegetables and drink water instead of juices and fizzy drinks.

  • Millwall Football Club is charging an extra 10p for non-diet soft drinks. The proceeds are being invested into children’s physical activity programs.

Medical centres

  • Amersham Vale Practice is promoting Sugar Smart on its website and newsletter, and to patients during their annual diabetic review.

  • Community Waves/Healthwatch Lewisham will sign up to the Healthy Workplace Charter.

  • Deptford Medical Centre will set staff challenges to consume fewer sugary foods.

  • Hilly Fields Medical Group will display the sugar content in drink and foods, and advertise how to be Sugar Smart on their website, appointment cards and on in-house patient advert screens.

  • Ladywell Pharmacy will display information on healthy eating and Sugar Smart on patient information racks and will not stock sweet snacks and sugary drinks.

  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is ensuring it meets targets relating to the availability of healthy food and drink served to patients, visitors and staff.

  • Lewisham Pharmacy will only stock water and stop selling sugary drinks.

  • NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group will work together with staff and the staff engagement group as well as through social media to spread the word.

  • Oakview Family Practice will use display boards and provide teaching at the practice to ensure patients receive good advice and information on healthy eating and nutrition.

Nurseries and pre-school

  • Bay Tree House Day Nursery will review the nursery menu to make further changes to meet the ‘Eat Better, Start Better’ guidance.

  • Blackheath Montessori Centre will display information about healthy food and sugar-free options, with particular emphasis on the Eatwell Guide.

  • Broadfields Nursery is delivering workshops and producing displays on sugar content in drinks.

  • Chelwood Nursery school is providing information on healthier food and drink options.

  • Creative Stars Day Nursery will make sure the food they serve has no added sugar or salt.

  • Excell Learning Centre will only provide milk and water to children.

  • Goldsmiths Community Preschool will make sure vegetables are available with every meal served to children.

  • Grace’s Day Nursery and Pre-school will make sure their menu always has a healthy option.

  • Hillyfields Day Nursery is only providing water or milk between meals.

  • Hodan Daycare will provide information to parents on healthier eating options.

  • Kindergarten Forest Hill ask parents to pack healthy lunch boxes and only allow children to drink water.

  • Lillingtons Montessori Nursery will only serve milk and water to children.

  • Little Acorns will only offer milk or water and will inform parents of the amount of sugar in popular drinks.

  • Little Lambs Pre-school will only offer fruit and vegetables at snack time, and is reviewing its pack lunch policy to ensure children bring in healthy food.

  • Little Acorns day nursery will replace high-sugar content desserts with alternatives that are lower in added sugar.

  • Little Pumpkins Nursery in Lee will improve their nursery menus, making them healthier. Staff will be offered training to enable this.

  • Little Rainbow Day Nursery will use fruit in puddings, significantly reducing or completely replacing refined sugar.

  • Lysth Nursery will ban juices and supply water and or milk to children.

  • NurturEd will incorporate healthy eating into the children’s play and daily routine, and ensure staff eat healthily when with the children.

  • The Park Nursery will review breakfast options to ensure low-sugar cereals and food with no added sugar are provided.

  • Pavilion Nursery will create displays and parent information booklets on healthy eating and sugar content in drinks.

  • Pre-school Learning Alliance Lewisham will commit to ensuring that all pre-schools, crèches and children’s centres only offer healthy food and drink for meals and snacks.

  • Rehoboth Day Nursery will ban all sugary drinks and develop a milk and water only policy.

  • Rubadubs Nursery is improving catering by working towards the Healthier Catering Commitment.

  • Rushey Green Nursery will incorporate Sugar Smart within the early years curriculum. 

  • Small Wonders Day Care will only provide milk and water as drinks for children. They will also encourage children and staff to drink water regularly.

  • St Andrew Centre and Step by Step Nursery have both signed up to the Breastfeeding Friendly Scheme.

  • Strong Tower Day Nursery will display posters of healthy foods and hold parents evenings with a focus on healthy eating.

  • Three Little Birds Childcare will send round newsletters to parents discussing the amount of sugar in food and fizzy drinks.

  • U First Childcare Service will not add sugar in meals offered to children.

  • Valeswood Day Nursery will replace biscuits and cakes with fruit and healthy snacks.


Join Sugar Smart

If you think your business could go Sugar Smart, sign the pledge to help us reduce the amount of high sugar products available, and promote healthier food and drink.