Vending can bring a number of benefits to schools, including keeping pupils on site and providing a source of income, says Jonathan Hilder, the Automatic Vending Association

Jon Rayment, children’s food advisor for the School Food Trust, takes a look at meal prices and how you can encourage and increase take up of nutritious lunches

Good food at school? It comes down to six staples – enough time for lunch, decent dining rooms, freshly cooked food, affordable prices, stay on site policies and cooking in the curriculum

According to the saying, you are what you eat, but what about where you eat? The School Food Trust offers help and advice to increase meal take-up and make your dining space inspiring

The School Food Trust’s Audits and Inspections toolkit helps schools demonstrate compliance with school food standards, and there are multiple benefits to having the evidence at hand, says Claire Wall, Senior Nutritionist at the School Food Trust