News Archive

UIFSM Roadshows

The first round of Universal Infant Free School Meals Roadshows are now complete. There was a great turnout in all the regions, and the events  received positive feedback for their inspirational, motivational and informative speakers, exhibitors and supporters. Schools,...

12 Jun 2014

Coalition confirms cross-party support for Universal Infant Free School Meals

Michael Gove and David Laws today published a joint Op-Ed in the Times, stating: 'We are not at war over free school lunches.'

15 May 2014

Share What Works Well

Share inspirational ideas and practical tips on how to create a great school food culture through a new online hub:

28 Apr 2014

Small schools pilot information published

Download Small Schools Pilot Information Pack (Full PDF) Go to Small Schools Taskforce homepage – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –...

10 Apr 2014

Pupil Premium Data Collection in Brighton and Hove

Here at Brighton & Hove, we have a plan in place to ensure high pupil premium registration alongside universal infant free school meals. At the end of March, we sent out this letter to all our schools who are...

3 Apr 2014

Spotlight on: Sharing What Works Well (Action 11)

The School Food Plan’s Action 11 to ” Share ‘What Works Well’ on a new website, to enable schools to learn from each other ” has proven to be a success since it’s recent launch in April. The website, which...

1 Apr 2014

Regional roadshows launched for universal infant free school meals

Find out more and register your FREE place today at

31 Mar 2014

Small Schools Taskforce launches pilot

Small Schools Taskforce launches pilot

Today the Small Schools Taskforce launched its pilot at an event in London.  

20 Mar 2014

Pupil run restaurant: Hampton Hill Junior School, Richmond

The BBC has reported that pupils at Hampton Hill Junior School in Richmond have opened a temporary restaurant in their school. The restaurant is intended to help them improve their maths, science and cooking skills.

19 Mar 2014

The Sunday Times publishes letter on universal free school meals

Today, The Sunday Times published a letter from members of the School Food Plan Expert Panel along with many head teachers, emphasising the positive difference universal free school meals can make.

16 Mar 2014