Cost of school meals frozen

The cost of school meals has been frozen for the second successive year.Norfolk County Council has decided to fix the price of school meals at �2 for primary schools and �2.

The cost of school meals has been frozen for the second successive year.

Norfolk County Council has decided to fix the price of school meals at �2 for primary schools and �2.05 for junior schools.

The news comes as Norse Group, a trading arm of Norfolk County Council, reports an increase in take-up of school meals over the last year.

Norse delivers the vast majority of school meals to Norfolk's schools and has seen a 5pc increase in sales of lunches over the past 12 months. On average more than 20,000 pupils have a school meal each day in the county.