Providing free school meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

This guidance explains how schools can support pupils eligible for free school meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The latest update includes:

  • further information on the Covid Summer Food Fund
  • further information on free meals in further education
  • the final ordering timescales for the national voucher scheme
  • guidance on ordering vouchers in multiples of £5
  • an update on school food contracts to include further guidance from the Cabinet Office on Procurement Policy Note 04/20
  • information on wider support for families

To read the full government guidance, please click here.