• School catering staff feel excluded, undervalued and poorly trained

    Over a third of school caterers feel excluded as members of staff and more than a quarter feel undervalued, a survey has revealed. Research by the trade union Unison found that 35 per cent of kitchen staff felt excluded in their schools, and 27 per cent admitted they didn’t feel valued within the school meals

    17.25 Jan. 11th, 2018 | News

  • Small schools should keep meals subsidy until national funding formula comes in

    After a leaked report revealed the DfE knew small schools needed extra funds to provide free meals – yet still ended their subsidy – Barbara Taylor issues a fair-funding challenge to government Following a successful initiative giving free fruit to infants, the concept of free infant school meals, providing healthy, nourishing food at lunchtime, was

    5.00 Sep. 10th, 2016 | Opinion