Free school meals for all primary school children?

14 April 2017

Many of you on Easter holidays may have missed the pledge from the Labour Party to make school meals free to all primary school children.

This is great news for families and for children's health and attainment. This article from the Guardian explains why this announcement has been welcomed by children's health campaigners, despite a mixed reception from some teachers and the independent school sector who will be raising the cash for the scheme by charging VAT on school fees.

In other news ...

The Impact Of Losing UIFSM - A Survey Of UK Schools

6 June 2017

Following the news that the Conservative Party are proposing to scrap Universal Infant Free School Meals, Food For Life conducted a survey of schools to find out how the potential withdrawal of the policy will impact their pupils and lunch service.

Health benefits of UIFSM

Have we saved Universal Infant Free School Meals?

20 June 2017

We're feeling cautiously optimistic about Universal Infant Free School Meals at School Food Matters having seen a very pleasing article in the London Evening Standard.

Healthy Eating Week

12 June 2017

All this week schools, nurseries, universities and workplaces are coming together to focus on healthy eating and drinking to encourage healthy lifestyles.