Thoughts for February 2012

School food standards and academies. It’s a good news story, silly!

There’s quite a bit of strong opinion going around on the subject of Academies and school food standards, some of which I consider to be somewhat ill-informed.

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Improving school meal take-up isn’t about price. It’s about people wanting to eat the food.

In most of the current public discussions about school food, ‘price’ is being cited as the most important factor affecting school meal take-up. According to some of the most popular ideas being put forward at the moment, every student in every school would sign up to school dinners tomorrow if we made them free. Let’s […]

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