Scheme keeps kids full up

Fun and free lunch pro­gramme

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Edel Ke­nealy

Chil­dren at a Castlemilk pri­mary school are amongst many across Glas­gow to be of­fered free food and fun ac­tiv­i­ties in the sum­mer hol­i­days.

Miller Pri­mary hosted the Food, Fam­i­lies, Fu­tures pro­gramme, which aims to tackle child hunger when free meals ends with the school term.

The scheme, which has been rolled out to 26 schools across the west of Scot­land, sees chil­dren take part in sports, arts and crafts and work­shops in a sum­mer camp style en­vi­ron­ment, which serves break­fast and lunch.

The scheme also pro­vides op­por­tu­ni­ties for the whole fam­ily to get in­volved, with chefs on hand to demon­strate how they pre­pare the nu­tri­tious lunch and the costs in­volved.

The Miller School camp ran for a week in the sum­mer when ac­tiv­i­ties

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