Three cheers for schools and their caterers!

20 March 2020

We've been hearing such inspiring stories from our schools and catering teams that we thought we should write to Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson.

DfE is doing a brilliant job at mobilising support to keep children well fed during the school closures. We want our caterers front and centre of this effort and would promote catering teams above supermarket vouchers if a catering service is possible.  You can read our letter below.

In other news ...

Legal action to feed children over summer holidays

5 June 2020

What a sad day when NGOs have to take legal action in order to ensure that children are well fed during the summer holidays.

Returning to school? A checklist for a successful school meal service

20 May 2020

Members of the School Food Plan Alliance, with the help of Myles Bremner, have put together a useful checklist for schools as they begin to think about delivering school meals.

Confusion over support for families during school holidays

1 June 2020

Over the half term break, the government seems to have changed its mind about supporting families entitled to free school meals