Free school meals for all primary school children?
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 ...
Last night the winners of the Foodism 100 shortlist were revealed at Borough Market and School Food Matters was crowned Positive Change Hero!
Borough Market traders were given a run for their money yesterday when four local schools set up shop for the third year of the Young Marketeers Winter Sale.
Chef Chantelle Nicholson of Tredwells stepped out of the kitchen to share her love of fresh seasonal veg with students from Grey Court School.