Food provision

We want every child to have access to nutritious food so that they are well-nourished and ready to learn. That’s why we work with school caterers, headteachers and families to get the best possible food service across the whole school day.
The challenges
Children are developing unsustainable and unhealthy habits in and out of school
One in three children in Year 6 is classified as overweight or obese. The prevalence is twice as high in the most deprived areas compared to the least deprived. Only 18% of children eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day
Every child is given or has access to a healthy, sustainable school meal
  • 1 million
    Nutritious breakfasts delivered to vulnerable families during the Covid-19 lockdown
  • 61%
    Increase in take-up in Richmond schools since our school meals campaign
  • 389
    Children who have attended our holiday food and fun programmes
“Coming to the club means that my children get a healthy meal and can run off all their energy.”
Parent of a family currently living in B&B accommodation
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