Research and analysis

Free school meals pilot: impact report

Report presenting evidence on the effect of universal and extended access to free school meals on a range of pupil outcomes.


Evaluation of the free school meals pilot: impact report


The evaluation report analyses the effect and value for money of a 2-year pilot that tested different approaches to free school meals (FSM) provision.

The pilot ran between autumn 2009 and summer 2011 at 3 local authorities.

Published 26 July 2012