free school meals
Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
The earning gap widens over time, with half of free school meals pupils earning less than £17,000 per year aged 30.
Free school meals: Everything you need to know in summer 2022
We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and whether they are available this summer.
Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?
As part of The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about free school meals and the alternatives available this summer.