Universal Infant Free School Meals

The School Food Plan recommended that free school meals should be extended to all primary school children. That recommendation became reality Sptember 2014, with every reception, year one and year two child now entitled to a free school meal. The provision applies to children attending maintained schools, academies, free schools and pupil referral units.

Further information about Universal Infant Free School Meals (UiFSM) is featured on the School Food Plan website, which includes:

  • UIFSM toolkit providing information and guidance to support schools, local authorities and caterers to successfully deliver free meals to all infant children.
  • Funding: details of capital funding, meal allocation and additional one-off funding opportunities.
  • Support services available

Visit the website at www.schoolfoodplan.com