School Meals

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    Campaigners celebrate school meals victory

    Campaigners have welcomed the government’s U-turn on its pledge to scrap free school meals after the policy was omitted from the Queen’s Speech. The Conservative manifesto promised to scrap the provision of universal infant free school meals (UIFSM), replacing it… Read More

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    Two thirds of academies still dodging healthy meal standards

    Nearly 2,500 academies and free schools are yet to formally commit to healthy school meal standards, according to the new figures compiled by the Local Government Association. The loophole means that these schools can dodge restrictions on fried and pastry-based… Read More

  • Kids reveal all on school meals

    A FIFTH OF school children think their dinners are not up to scratch. A similar number also say the meals could be healthier and want to see more fruit and salad on menus.   However, more than 40% are very… Read More

  • Healthy school meals increase

    THE NUMBER of children having healthy school meals in England has risen for a fourth year running – with an estimated 167,000 more children using their school dining rooms last year.   New figures, reported by local authorities and published… Read More