With the announcement that schools are to close in England from Monday 23rd March, the Government has been putting together their plans to ensure disadvantaged children and young people are not unfairly impacted. With that in mind, they have announced that families will still receive the financial support to feed children. The full article can be found here and the guidance document can be read here.

Key Information:

  • Schools will be able to provide meals or vouchers for supermarkets or local shops
  • Schools can choose to support eligible children however they believe is most appropriate and headteachers can decide which of the available options will be best for families in their area
  • This may include: food parcels and/or supermarket e-vouchers/gift vouchers

Speak with your childs school directly to find out what they will be doing going forwards.

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