Hurray for Pancake Day!

16 February 2021

If you're scrambling to find a recipe for perfect pancakes, look no further. Chef Ruth Quinlan has got this covered!

What better way to entertain the family over the half term break than knocking up a batch or three of pancakes.  Our friendly food teacher and chef extraordinaire Ruth has put together an eight step programme to perfect pancakes.  What are you waiting for?

In other news ...

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Covid Winter Grant Scheme Extended for Easter Holidays

25 February 2021

The Government has extended the Covid Winter Grant Scheme until 16 April, allowing local authorities to support vulnerable families throughout the Easter holidays.

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Updated guidance on school meals during lockdown

8 February 2021

New government guidance has been published suggesting schools may wish to use their free school meal funding to support their caterers and food suppliers. Plus, another supermarket has joined the national voucher scheme.

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State of the Nations

4 February 2021

Pre-pandemic research by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) revealed two in five UK children living below the poverty line are not entitled to free school meals (FSM). Here we look at how eligibility varies across the devolved nations.