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School meals: requirements and guidance

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Last updated on 21 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Must we provide school meals? We outline requirements for providing school lunches and milk to pupils, including those eligible for free school meals (FSM). Questions about providing hot lunches, catering for special diets and dealing with unpaid dinner money are also addressed.

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  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 Free school meals
  3. 3 Universal infant free school meals (UIFSM)
  4. 4 Hot meals
  5. 5 Special diets
  6. 6 Unpaid dinner money

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