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First week back for Oldest and all was quiet again, or was it?

On Wednesday oldest returned to school again and the island breathed a collective sigh of relief. Ha. We were all rather bleary-eyed on Wednesday and I was feeling a little nervous on the inside but I was careful not to let this show. 627 more words

School Meals

Today was the first day of Universal Infant Free School Meals and our first day with a new provider, Cygnet.  We were delighted with how everything went at lunch today and as we establish routines it will become smoother still.   151 more words

Whole School

We must nourish the brain and the belly

I was always a big fan of school meals, probably because they were invariably hot and plentiful. Of course, growing boys are not generally fussy eaters. 787 more words

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Back To School

Back to school brings a whole different element to cooking – whether it is preparing sandwiches, giving guidelines so that children can choose a meal at school / college or preparing a meal that complements what they have eaten during the day. 201 more words


At the Trough

I’m looking forward to seeing how many of the new intake have used cutlery before.  The days when staff ate with the children in order to qualify for a free dinner are long gone.   142 more words


Missouri Seeks to Get More Local Food into Schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced in a news release that applications will be accepted through October 31. 160 more words


Free school meals for KS1-2 Sept 2014 UIFSM

From Sept 2014 schools must provide free school meals to all infants in reception, year 1 and 2.

The Children and Families Act 2014 places a legal duty on all state-funded schools in England, including academies and free schools to offer a free school lunch to all pupils in reception, year 1 and year 2 from September 2014. 127 more words