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How to spend the £15 free school meal voucher

31 March 2020

Last week Team SFM went on a shopping trip to see what we could buy for £15 to provide five delicious meals during school closures.

Department for Education

Updated guidance on free school meals during school closures

31 March 2020

DfE has updated guidance for schools on free school meals during school closures. First port of call is always your school caterer. If your caterer is unable to support, the voucher scheme is explained and DfE has settled on £15 per child per week.

The value of the voucher

30 March 2020

In its guidance on free school meals during school closures, Department for Education talked of a voucher scheme for families.

Coronavirus

26 March 2020

We want to keep you up to date with the extraordinary efforts of parents, schools, caterers and community groups to ensure that children are well fed during school closures.

News from the school kitchen

24 March 2020

In the first week of school closures, we’ve been gathering news from schools across the country so that we can share successes and challenges with the Department for Education

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