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Schools

For schools and academies who are providing meals, snacks or drinks to children, this section is for you.

School Food Plan
School Food Plan
Information about the recommendations of the national School Food Plan, universal infant free school meals, increasing school meal take up and what they mean for your school meals service.
 
The standards
School food standards
This section interprets the standards and what they mean for school food
 
Expert advice
Expert advice
Answers to your questions about children's food
 
The Learning Network
The Learning Network
The national hub for learning and debate around all things to do with children's food.
 
Excellence Award
Excellence Award
Promoting excellence in children’s food.
 
Training
Training
However you want to pick up new skills, the Trust can help the professional development of you and your staff.
 
Resources
Resources
Practical resources to help schools and academies implement the standards, improve their lunch and catering services, and its efficiency to download free or purchase hard copies.
 
Berry fingers
Ready Berry Cook
We had a cooking session with CBBC's Stefan Gates and £500 of kitchen equipment schools as prizes in our competition to create and share your very own berry recipe.
 
Boy drinking water
Take part in…the Wise up with Water Challenge!
The Children’s Food Trust and Natural Hydration Council have teamed up to run the Wise up with Water Challenge, with some fantastic prizes up for grabs for your school.