School food, accommodation, transport and uniform

Providing school food, meeting healthy eating standards. Home-to-school travel, clothing costs, developing a uniform policy.

Guidance and regulation

  1. School meals - healthy eating standards

    Find out what the healthy eating standards in schools are

  2. School uniform: guidance for schools
  3. Home-to-school travel and transport
  1. Free school meals: guidance for schools and local authorities

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Driving school minibuses advice: schools and local authorities

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education and Department for Transport
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News and communications

  1. Nationwide celebration of the 'great school lunch'

    • Department for Education and Closed organisation: Deputy Prime Minister's Office
    • Press release
  2. David Laws talks about universal infant free school meals

    • Department for Education
    • Speech
  3. New school food standards

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  4. Improving food in hospitals and schools

    • Department for Education, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and Department of Health and Social Care
    • Government response
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Policy and engagement

  1. Home to school travel and transport guidance
  2. Revised standards for food in schools
  1. The school food plan

    • Department for Education
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools

    • Ofsted
    • Research
  2. Cost of school uniform 2015

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Universal infant free school meals: take-up in autumn 2014

    • Department for Education
    • Transparency
  4. UIFSM: schools offering a hot meal in 2014 to 2015

    • Department for Education
    • Transparency
  5. School food: headteachers’ and school senior managers’ perceptions survey

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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