Free school meals are good, but healthy, well-served free school meals are even better (via IndyVoices)

Linda Putting the debate about universality aside for one moment (and there’s a lot of it today), if we’re going to offer free school meals for all under-eights, there’s a crucial point that isn’t getting much of a look-in. To make this work well; to make sure we actually reap all the benefits of what good food at school can do for children’s attainment and diet, the school meal experience has got to be a good one. If we want all families to take this up, and not simply stick with the same packed lunch every day, the lunchtime their school offers has to be one they want their kids to have…..

Read Linda’s full post on the Independent’s IndyVoices blog

Linda Cregan’s a former school caterer and our Chief Executive.


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