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Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unnecessary, councillor says

Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unnecessary, councillor says

Labour councillors in Knowsley are understood to be uneasy with the suspension of a school meal voucher scheme over half term while the council presses ahead w [...] Read full article: Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unne...→

Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unnecessary, councillor says

Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unnecessary, councillor says

Labour councillors in Knowsley are understood to be uneasy with the suspension of a school meal voucher scheme over half term while the council presses ahead w [...] Read full article: Foodbanks make school meal vouchers unne...→

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

There are already plenty of deals on the likes of KFC, Domino's and Just Eat that save you more than the proposed government voucher scheme Read full article: Five discounts better than the governmen...→

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

STANDING in the free school meals queue, I felt as if I had a huge arrow pointing at my head with the word “poor” on it in capital letters. While I know now th [...] Read full article: 'I was a free school meal kid, so I know...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford led to the government U-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents who [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers i...→

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

FREE school meal vouchers will come as a much-needed addition to the summer holidays for thousands of families, who may struggle to make ends meet amid the cor [...] Read full article: Free school meal vouchers deadline: When...→

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

Under new plans, schools will need to prioritise English and maths over other subjects, while putting social distancing measures in place Read full article: What do teachers make of the new 'back-t...→

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

As 1.3 million children are set to be fed through the free school meals programme this summer, supermarkets Iceland and The Food Warehouse announce they will a [...] Read full article: Iceland announce they will accept free s...→

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Work which has forced streets around Aberdeen city centre to temporarily close could soon be rolled out to roads surrounding schools. Read full article: Project to make Aberdeen streets safer c...→

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

"I don't class myself as a poor person even though we live below the poverty line" says single mum Vicky Fisher following the government U-turn on supermarket [...] Read full article: Mum shares secret to making free school ...→

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Now that the free school meals scheme has been extended over summer, it's worth thinking about what might be in them. Here are the possibilities Read full article: Inside free school meal food parcels bei...→

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United and England striker, spearheaded a campaign for the government to extend its free school meals offer Read full article: Stark photo shows what's inside free sch...→

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Ministers are believed to be finalising plans to help those who have missed out since the closure of schools in March and Boris Johnson this week promised a "m [...] Read full article: Pupils 'to face longer school days next ...→

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Gavin Williamson under fire again as Aldi, Lidl and Co-op shut out - despite being stores that poorer families 'rely on' Read full article: Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess ...→

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Boris Johnson has said he congratulated footballer Marcus Rashford for his campaign which forced the Government to provide free school meals during the summer. [...] Read full article: Rashford called by PM and congratulated ...→

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

The government was forced into an embarrassing u-turn after a campaign led by Manchester United and England football star Marcus Rashford Read full article: U-turn sees school meal vouchers protect...→

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

All pupils qualifying for free school meals in England will be given supermarket food vouchers to cover the six-week summer holiday, in a £120m government U-tu [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson to provide free school mea...→

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

HUNGRY diners are rejoicing after Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his Eat Out to Help Out scheme.  In August, restaurants will offer £50 per cent off with a m [...] Read full article: How to make the most of Rishi's meal dea...→

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

The warning comes after ministers were forced to making an embarrassing U-turn on free school meals which will now see the scheme extended thorough summer for [...] Read full article: Parents have just one week to sign up fo...→

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

The team at Perth High has been in regular communication with its new S1s and their parents throughout lockdown offering reassurance. Read full article: School does its bit to make sure new sta...→

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson - stung by criticism of the slow and partial resumption of teaching - admitted that the closure of schools had been 'a [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he WILL make school c...→

Extension of free school meal support held up by victims’ compensation row

A series of Stormont spending reallocations, including money for free school meal support over the summer, have been held up over a row about Troubles compensa [...] Read full article: Extension of free school meal support he...→

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

EXCLUSIVE: Dua Lipa's now worth an estimated £16million but pal Chelcee Grimes said they used to love a bargain in Tesco and Co-Op when trying to make it Read full article: Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal de...→

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Stormont could be set to receive additional funding from Westminster to extend the free school meals scheme over the summer. (Chris Radburn/PA)... June 18 2020 [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland Executive could be give...→

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

The government made a U-turn yesterday and pledged to keep kids fed over the summer holidays. Here's who's eligible and how they work Read full article: How to access free school meal vouchers ...→

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

TODAY is the last day most parents can apply for free school meals for their kids over the summer worth £90. In order to get the voucher, claims need to be sub [...] Read full article: Last day to apply for free school meal v...→

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Government minister Vicky Ford was today accused of 'demonising' families on free school meals vouchers after suggesting some had used them to buy alcohol. It [...] Read full article: Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes sch...→

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents are running out of time to apply for free school meals. Applications for the food scheme, which was pushed by Marcus Rashford, are set to close soon. H [...] Read full article: Parents only have a week left to apply f...→

School day ‘should be extended’ to make up for lost education

School days should be extended by six hours a week to compensate for the lost weeks of education for Scottish children during the coronavirus outbreak, a think [...] Read full article: School day ‘should be extended’ to make ...→

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

As this most singular school year draws to a close, I have been made aware of the general uncertainty and trepidation that the parent body currently feels abou [...] Read full article: The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their ...→

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Single mother Vicky Fisher shares her tips on how to make ends meet living on universal credit during the UK lockdown with her five-year-old son in Birmingham Read full article: Mum on Universal Credit has secret to he...→

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

One of England’s finest defenders believes that the protests against racial discrimination deserve institutional backing Read full article: Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-...→

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

Children are being given free food through the pandemic crisis, even if they are not at school Read full article: What's inside free school meal packs han...→

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Ministers are expected to announce plans today which include funding for a new scheme. The "bolt-on" sessions will reportedly allow student to catch up time lo [...] Read full article: Pupils to face 'longer school days to ma...→

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

More than 1.3million families in England qualify for free school meals but in some parts of the UK, schools are providing their own hampers in partnership with [...] Read full article: Parents share exactly what's inside a fr...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford has lead to the government u-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers a...→

Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop parents spending school vouchers on booze

Ben Bradley who called for the unemployed to have vasectomies in a blogpost written before he became an MP, asked the government to put in measures to ensure t [...] Read full article: Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop par...→

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for "school meal kids" - former Education Secretary

A ex-Labour MP praised Marcus Rashford for his work in pushing the government to extend free school meals through the summer. Read full article: Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma fo...→

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

The support works out as about £15 a week per recipient, and will cost the taxpayer about £120m. Read full article: School meal scheme extended after Rashfo...→

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

There are already plenty of deals on the likes of KFC, Domino's and Just Eat that save you more than the proposed government voucher scheme Read full article: Five discounts better than the governmen...→

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

TODAY is the last day most parents can apply for free school meals for their kids over the summer worth £90. In order to get the voucher, claims need to be sub [...] Read full article: Last day to apply for free school meal v...→

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

HUNGRY diners are rejoicing after Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his Eat Out to Help Out scheme.  In August, restaurants will offer £50 per cent off with a m [...] Read full article: How to make the most of Rishi's meal dea...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford led to the government U-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents who [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers i...→

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

The warning comes after ministers were forced to making an embarrassing U-turn on free school meals which will now see the scheme extended thorough summer for [...] Read full article: Parents have just one week to sign up fo...→

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

Under new plans, schools will need to prioritise English and maths over other subjects, while putting social distancing measures in place Read full article: What do teachers make of the new 'back-t...→

School day ‘should be extended’ to make up for lost education

School days should be extended by six hours a week to compensate for the lost weeks of education for Scottish children during the coronavirus outbreak, a think [...] Read full article: School day ‘should be extended’ to make ...→

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson - stung by criticism of the slow and partial resumption of teaching - admitted that the closure of schools had been 'a [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he WILL make school c...→

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Work which has forced streets around Aberdeen city centre to temporarily close could soon be rolled out to roads surrounding schools. Read full article: Project to make Aberdeen streets safer c...→

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Single mother Vicky Fisher shares her tips on how to make ends meet living on universal credit during the UK lockdown with her five-year-old son in Birmingham Read full article: Mum on Universal Credit has secret to he...→

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

EXCLUSIVE: Dua Lipa's now worth an estimated £16million but pal Chelcee Grimes said they used to love a bargain in Tesco and Co-Op when trying to make it Read full article: Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal de...→

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Now that the free school meals scheme has been extended over summer, it's worth thinking about what might be in them. Here are the possibilities Read full article: Inside free school meal food parcels bei...→

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

Children are being given free food through the pandemic crisis, even if they are not at school Read full article: What's inside free school meal packs han...→

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Ministers are believed to be finalising plans to help those who have missed out since the closure of schools in March and Boris Johnson this week promised a "m [...] Read full article: Pupils 'to face longer school days next ...→

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

More than 1.3million families in England qualify for free school meals but in some parts of the UK, schools are providing their own hampers in partnership with [...] Read full article: Parents share exactly what's inside a fr...→

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

The government made a U-turn yesterday and pledged to keep kids fed over the summer holidays. Here's who's eligible and how they work Read full article: How to access free school meal vouchers ...→

Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop parents spending school vouchers on booze

Ben Bradley who called for the unemployed to have vasectomies in a blogpost written before he became an MP, asked the government to put in measures to ensure t [...] Read full article: Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop par...→

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

The government was forced into an embarrassing u-turn after a campaign led by Manchester United and England football star Marcus Rashford Read full article: U-turn sees school meal vouchers protect...→

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

The support works out as about £15 a week per recipient, and will cost the taxpayer about £120m. Read full article: School meal scheme extended after Rashfo...→

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

STANDING in the free school meals queue, I felt as if I had a huge arrow pointing at my head with the word “poor” on it in capital letters. While I know now th [...] Read full article: 'I was a free school meal kid, so I know...→

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Government minister Vicky Ford was today accused of 'demonising' families on free school meals vouchers after suggesting some had used them to buy alcohol. It [...] Read full article: Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes sch...→

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

FREE school meal vouchers will come as a much-needed addition to the summer holidays for thousands of families, who may struggle to make ends meet amid the cor [...] Read full article: Free school meal vouchers deadline: When...→

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents are running out of time to apply for free school meals. Applications for the food scheme, which was pushed by Marcus Rashford, are set to close soon. H [...] Read full article: Parents only have a week left to apply f...→

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

The team at Perth High has been in regular communication with its new S1s and their parents throughout lockdown offering reassurance. Read full article: School does its bit to make sure new sta...→

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

As 1.3 million children are set to be fed through the free school meals programme this summer, supermarkets Iceland and The Food Warehouse announce they will a [...] Read full article: Iceland announce they will accept free s...→

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

As this most singular school year draws to a close, I have been made aware of the general uncertainty and trepidation that the parent body currently feels abou [...] Read full article: The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their ...→

Extension of free school meal support held up by victims’ compensation row

A series of Stormont spending reallocations, including money for free school meal support over the summer, have been held up over a row about Troubles compensa [...] Read full article: Extension of free school meal support he...→

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

"I don't class myself as a poor person even though we live below the poverty line" says single mum Vicky Fisher following the government U-turn on supermarket [...] Read full article: Mum shares secret to making free school ...→

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

One of England’s finest defenders believes that the protests against racial discrimination deserve institutional backing Read full article: Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-...→

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Stormont could be set to receive additional funding from Westminster to extend the free school meals scheme over the summer. (Chris Radburn/PA)... June 18 2020 [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland Executive could be give...→

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United and England striker, spearheaded a campaign for the government to extend its free school meals offer Read full article: Stark photo shows what's inside free sch...→

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Ministers are expected to announce plans today which include funding for a new scheme. The "bolt-on" sessions will reportedly allow student to catch up time lo [...] Read full article: Pupils to face 'longer school days to ma...→

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Gavin Williamson under fire again as Aldi, Lidl and Co-op shut out - despite being stores that poorer families 'rely on' Read full article: Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess ...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford has lead to the government u-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers a...→

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Boris Johnson has said he congratulated footballer Marcus Rashford for his campaign which forced the Government to provide free school meals during the summer. [...] Read full article: Rashford called by PM and congratulated ...→

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for "school meal kids" - former Education Secretary

A ex-Labour MP praised Marcus Rashford for his work in pushing the government to extend free school meals through the summer. Read full article: Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma fo...→

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

All pupils qualifying for free school meals in England will be given supermarket food vouchers to cover the six-week summer holiday, in a £120m government U-tu [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson to provide free school mea...→

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

Five discounts better than the government meal deal vouchers

There are already plenty of deals on the likes of KFC, Domino's and Just Eat that save you more than the proposed government voucher scheme Read full article: Five discounts better than the governmen...→

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

Last day to apply for free school meal voucher worth £90

TODAY is the last day most parents can apply for free school meals for their kids over the summer worth £90. In order to get the voucher, claims need to be sub [...] Read full article: Last day to apply for free school meal v...→

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

'I was a free school meal kid, so I know why we have to help teens more'

STANDING in the free school meals queue, I felt as if I had a huge arrow pointing at my head with the word “poor” on it in capital letters. While I know now th [...] Read full article: 'I was a free school meal kid, so I know...→

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

How to make the most of Rishi's meal deal at restaurants like Nando's and KFC

HUNGRY diners are rejoicing after Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his Eat Out to Help Out scheme.  In August, restaurants will offer £50 per cent off with a m [...] Read full article: How to make the most of Rishi's meal dea...→

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes school vouchers for alcohol claim

Government minister Vicky Ford was today accused of 'demonising' families on free school meals vouchers after suggesting some had used them to buy alcohol. It [...] Read full article: Children's Minister Vicky Ford makes sch...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

How to claim free school meal vouchers in the UK?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford led to the government U-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents who [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers i...→

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

Free school meal vouchers deadline: When is the last date to apply?

FREE school meal vouchers will come as a much-needed addition to the summer holidays for thousands of families, who may struggle to make ends meet amid the cor [...] Read full article: Free school meal vouchers deadline: When...→

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

Parents have just one week to sign up for free school meal vouchers this summer

The warning comes after ministers were forced to making an embarrassing U-turn on free school meals which will now see the scheme extended thorough summer for [...] Read full article: Parents have just one week to sign up fo...→

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents only have a week left to apply free school meal vouchers worth £90

Parents are running out of time to apply for free school meals. Applications for the food scheme, which was pushed by Marcus Rashford, are set to close soon. H [...] Read full article: Parents only have a week left to apply f...→

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?

Under new plans, schools will need to prioritise English and maths over other subjects, while putting social distancing measures in place Read full article: What do teachers make of the new 'back-t...→

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

School does its bit to make sure new starts are well prepared for secondary life

The team at Perth High has been in regular communication with its new S1s and their parents throughout lockdown offering reassurance. Read full article: School does its bit to make sure new sta...→

School day ‘should be extended’ to make up for lost education

School days should be extended by six hours a week to compensate for the lost weeks of education for Scottish children during the coronavirus outbreak, a think [...] Read full article: School day ‘should be extended’ to make ...→

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

Iceland announce they will accept free school meal vouchers over summer

As 1.3 million children are set to be fed through the free school meals programme this summer, supermarkets Iceland and The Food Warehouse announce they will a [...] Read full article: Iceland announce they will accept free s...→

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

Boris Johnson says he WILL make school compulsory in September

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson - stung by criticism of the slow and partial resumption of teaching - admitted that the closure of schools had been 'a [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he WILL make school c...→

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their toes as politicians try to make minds up on return to school | Press and Journal

As this most singular school year draws to a close, I have been made aware of the general uncertainty and trepidation that the parent body currently feels abou [...] Read full article: The Flying Pigs: Teachers kept on their ...→

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Project to make Aberdeen streets safer could be extended to include the school run | Press and Journal

Work which has forced streets around Aberdeen city centre to temporarily close could soon be rolled out to roads surrounding schools. Read full article: Project to make Aberdeen streets safer c...→

Extension of free school meal support held up by victims’ compensation row

A series of Stormont spending reallocations, including money for free school meal support over the summer, have been held up over a row about Troubles compensa [...] Read full article: Extension of free school meal support he...→

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Mum on Universal Credit has secret to help free school meal vouchers go further

Single mother Vicky Fisher shares her tips on how to make ends meet living on universal credit during the UK lockdown with her five-year-old son in Birmingham Read full article: Mum on Universal Credit has secret to he...→

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

Mum shares secret to making free school meal vouchers go further

"I don't class myself as a poor person even though we live below the poverty line" says single mum Vicky Fisher following the government U-turn on supermarket [...] Read full article: Mum shares secret to making free school ...→

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal deals while struggling to make it

EXCLUSIVE: Dua Lipa's now worth an estimated £16million but pal Chelcee Grimes said they used to love a bargain in Tesco and Co-Op when trying to make it Read full article: Skint Dua Lipa survived on Tesco meal de...→

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-racism education part of school

One of England’s finest defenders believes that the protests against racial discrimination deserve institutional backing Read full article: Ferdinand urges Government to make anti-...→

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Inside free school meal food parcels being sent to families in government scheme

Now that the free school meals scheme has been extended over summer, it's worth thinking about what might be in them. Here are the possibilities Read full article: Inside free school meal food parcels bei...→

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Northern Ireland Executive could be given extra cash to extend school meal scheme after Rashford campaign

Stormont could be set to receive additional funding from Westminster to extend the free school meals scheme over the summer. (Chris Radburn/PA)... June 18 2020 [...] Read full article: Northern Ireland Executive could be give...→

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

What's inside free school meal packs handed to children

Children are being given free food through the pandemic crisis, even if they are not at school Read full article: What's inside free school meal packs han...→

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Stark photo shows what's inside free school meal pack for a week

Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United and England striker, spearheaded a campaign for the government to extend its free school meals offer Read full article: Stark photo shows what's inside free sch...→

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Pupils to face 'longer school days to make up for lost time' during lockdown

Ministers are expected to announce plans today which include funding for a new scheme. The "bolt-on" sessions will reportedly allow student to catch up time lo [...] Read full article: Pupils to face 'longer school days to ma...→

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Pupils 'to face longer school days next to term to make up for lost time'

Ministers are believed to be finalising plans to help those who have missed out since the closure of schools in March and Boris Johnson this week promised a "m [...] Read full article: Pupils 'to face longer school days next ...→

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

Parents share exactly what's inside a free school meal food parcel

More than 1.3million families in England qualify for free school meals but in some parts of the UK, schools are providing their own hampers in partnership with [...] Read full article: Parents share exactly what's inside a fr...→

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Gavin Williamson under fire again as Aldi, Lidl and Co-op shut out - despite being stores that poorer families 'rely on' Read full article: Free school meal vouchers scheme a mess ...→

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

How to access free school meal vouchers over the summer holidays

The government made a U-turn yesterday and pledged to keep kids fed over the summer holidays. Here's who's eligible and how they work Read full article: How to access free school meal vouchers ...→

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

How to claim free school meal vouchers and will they continue during summer holidays?

PRESSURE from footballer Marcus Rashford has lead to the government u-turning on its decision not to provide free school meals over the summer holiday. Parents [...] Read full article: How to claim free school meal vouchers a...→

Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop parents spending school vouchers on booze

Ben Bradley who called for the unemployed to have vasectomies in a blogpost written before he became an MP, asked the government to put in measures to ensure t [...] Read full article: Tory MP demands 'safeguards' to stop par...→

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Rashford called by PM and congratulated after school meal U-turn

Boris Johnson has said he congratulated footballer Marcus Rashford for his campaign which forced the Government to provide free school meals during the summer. [...] Read full article: Rashford called by PM and congratulated ...→

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for

Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma for "school meal kids" - former Education Secretary

A ex-Labour MP praised Marcus Rashford for his work in pushing the government to extend free school meals through the summer. Read full article: Marcus Rashford has helped end stigma fo...→

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

U-turn sees school meal vouchers protected for summer - here's how they works

The government was forced into an embarrassing u-turn after a campaign led by Manchester United and England football star Marcus Rashford Read full article: U-turn sees school meal vouchers protect...→

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

School meal scheme extended after Rashford campaign

The support works out as about £15 a week per recipient, and will cost the taxpayer about £120m. Read full article: School meal scheme extended after Rashfo...→

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

Boris Johnson to provide free school meal vouchers in major U-turn after Marcus Rashford campaign

All pupils qualifying for free school meals in England will be given supermarket food vouchers to cover the six-week summer holiday, in a £120m government U-tu [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson to provide free school mea...→