Welcome to School Food Matters

The School Food Matters website is for anyone who cares about school food and food education. Here you will find evidence of why school food matters, great examples of best practice and fun ideas to get children cooking and growing and out onto a farm.  

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Phones For Food Launched

Magic Breakfast Logo

Good Morning Britain launched its 'Phones For Food campaign today to help give free, nutritious breakfasts to hungry school children across the UK. For each unwanted mobile phone at least two breakfasts can be provided for a child through school breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast - that's just 22p per meal! Find out more here.

Hot off the press!

After an action packed week and weekend of media activity, please enjoy the news from BBC with David Cameron pledging his support for Universal Infant Free School Meals! We're waiting for an official comment from Number 10 so while we're waiting, please sign this petition. Check out homepage for news as it happens. You might also enjoy this BBC news piece from our friends at Lowther Primary School showing their support. Great work!


Schools to Market at Whole Foods Market

The BridgeAnd they're off! The first of 36 schools set up shop at Whole Foods Market Fulham to sell their jams and chutneys. Schools to Market will continue on Wednesday 23 September at each of the nine Whole Foods stores in the UK. Please come along and show your support for fabulous food education, and pick up some tasty treats! Read more for timings.