School milk

All schools should offer a milk drink to pupils as part of the national School Food Standards.

We provide a school milk service for early years and primary school children in Sheffield. Drinking milk can be purchased in all secondary schools.

Early years children under 5 years old

  • school milk is free up to their 5th birthday

Primary school children aged 5 to 11 years old

  • school milk can be purchased at a cost of 23p for a 1/3 pint (189 ml) carton of semi-skimmed milk
  • children who receive a free school meal are also entitled to free school milk
  • if you are unsure about your eligibility for free school meals and free school milk please contact us

We offer semi-skimmed milk only, as directed by Government.

We cannot provide other types of milk such as soya milk, but your school can arrange this separately for you.

Contact School Food Service

Moorfoot Building
S1 4PL

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