is short note to thank those schools which are continuing to provide excellent
support to critical workers children and vulnerable children over the Easter
Holidays. NHS colleagues would like me to pass on their thanks to those schools
who have managed to secure provision over the two bank holidays.
will be aware of the challenges facing vulnerable families in Somerset and the
need to secure ongoing support. It is disappointing that the Department for
Education have not provided guidance to support vulnerable children with free
school meals over the Easter holiday.
of you are providing school meals over the Easter holidays. On this basis I'm
requesting that you continue to provide free school meals to your vulnerable
pupils, including those who aren’t currently attending over the Easter
holidays, through the options open to you.
contact SSE if you need advice and support about this issue on 0300 123
7365 or SSE@somerset.gov.uk