About the School Food Standards
The current school food standards were introduced by government in January 2015 and cover food right across the school day. All maintained schools in England, as well as academies and free schools set up before September 2010 or after June 2014, are legally required to meet the standards. Academies created between September 2010 and June 2014 are also encouraged to use them.
Meeting these standards means your school food:
The standards cover the main food groups outlined below. They offer guidance to schools on how to provide a wide range of foods across the school week:
As you are aware, our hot lunches are provided by Black pepper and recently the Children's Food Trust completed a thorough check of all the meals supplied for our children's lunches.
Please read their full report below. We are pleased to see that all criteria were fully met.