Through step-by-step information, this course aims to help you:

  • understand the national picture of free school meal registration and take up
  • how to review your local data
  • understand free school meal policy
  • understand who qualifies for a free school meal
  • understand the difference between entitlement and eligibility
  • understand why some parents and carers don’t register for free school meals
  • understand why some entitled or eligible pupils don’t have them
  • know how to encourage more pupils to have their free school meals
  • create a plan for doing this.

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