School food standards apply to all maintained schools, and academies founded before 2010 and after June 2014.
There must be:
- high-quality meat, poultry or oily fish
- fruit and vegetables
- bread, other cereals and potatoes
There can’t be:
- drinks with added sugar, crisps, chocolate or sweets in school meals and vending machines
- more than 2 portions of deep-fried, battered or breaded food a week
You can read more about school food standards on the School Food Plan website.