All food in schools must meet nutritional standards so that children have healthy, balanced diets.
This means there must be:There can’t be: – fizzy drinks, crisps, chocolate or sweets in school meals and vending machines – more than 2 portions of deep-fried food a week You can read more about nutritional standards in schools on the School Food Trust website by clicking here.
- high-quality meat, poultry or oily fish
- at least 2 portions of fruit and vegetables with every meal
- bread, other cereals and potatoes