Three cheers for schools and their caterers!
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 ...
The Department for Education (DfE) has released new guidance for schools around Free School Meals (FSM) during the school closures
We've been keeping DfE up to date about the efforts taken by our schools and caterers keep the children of key workers in school, and those at home entitled to free school meals, well fed during school closures.
It appears that the Department for Education is tasked with reviewing the value of Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) so for those yet to understand the benefits of the ground-breaking policy, here's a little refresher.