More pupils unable to afford school meals

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More pupils unable to afford school meals

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jul 05, 2022 7:15 am

More pupils in England and Wales unable to afford school meals, say caterers

Effect of cost of living crisis also felt by canteens struggling to provide beef and chicken, finds trade body survey

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... y-caterers

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Re: More pupils unable to afford school meals

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jul 11, 2022 7:43 am

One in 10 students turn to food banks in cost of learning crisis

NUS survey finds a third of students are left with £50 a month to live on after paying rent and bills

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... ing-crisis

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Re: More pupils unable to afford school meals

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jul 15, 2022 8:04 am

Children in England in deep poverty ‘stealing food from schools’

Professor of social mobility urges Tory party leadership candidates to say how they will tackle disadvantage

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... om-schools

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Re: More pupils unable to afford school meals

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jul 25, 2022 10:25 am

‘Holiday hunger’: inflation adds to family strain as UK schools break for summer

Long holiday and surge in cost of living deepen difficulties as food banks report rise in demand but fewer donations

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... k-families

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Re: More pupils unable to afford school meals

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Aug 05, 2022 9:25 am

Children who get free school meals in England earn less as adults, study finds
At age of 30, half of FSM recipients earn £17,000 or less, while top 10% from independent schools earn £71,000 or more

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tudy-finds

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