Why Book a School Lunch?
Let the school kitchen do the work 98% of packed lunches fail to meet nutritional standards with only 1.6% meeting the same nutritional standard as a school meal. For just £2.30 you can guarantee a nutritionally balanced meal for your child.
More Free Time!
Parents saved an average of 32 hours a year by booking a healthy hot school meal instead of a packed lunch.
Help Children Learn.
Over a third of teachers saw the funding of free school meals from 2014 have a direct impact on improved concentration and attainment levels.
Schools with better OFSTED ratings were found to have higher numbers of pupils eating school meals.
30% Teachers saw an improvement in children’s readiness to learn and make progress in class.
Parents noticed improved behaviour and manners at meal times.
30% of teachers noticed improvements in overall health of infant pupils since free meals were introduced.
Parents reported children were more likely to try new foods and eat fruit and vegetables since having school meals.
Children’s taste buds were exposed to new foods leading them to be more likely to eat a wider range of foods and have a healthy balanced diet.
Data from findings of the Evaluation of Universal Infant Free School Meals report published by the Educational Policy Institute.