School kitchens have reopened and normal free school meal provision has resumed for the autumn term. Schools should provide meal options for all pupils who are in school. Meals should be available free of charge to all infant pupils and all pupils who meet the benefits-related free school meals eligibility criteria. We expect catering providers to support pupils eligible for benefits-related free school meals who are unable to attend school because they are self-isolating due to COVID-19 by providing food parcels should the need arise.
Our latest guidance for on providing school meals during the COVID-19 outbreak is available here: