National School Meals Week (NSMW) is the one week of the year when the school catering industry celebrates all that is GREAT about school food.

NSMW 2021 will be held 8th – 12th November, more details will appear here soon. The week will contain events and campaigns to help school caterers promote their service.

School Caterers can use NSMW resources throughout the year

LACA provide many free resources, advice and much more to support caterers to encourage uptake and add interest to their service. If you need help with ideas or planning, please contact one of the NSMW team on 01244 399900 or email

Get involved on social media

Please let us know what you have been doing and what your future plans are; send us your photos so that we can continually update the website and share with colleagues in education catering across the country.

For all the latest news follow us on Twitter @NSMW or on Facebook and Instagram


Please click on the buttons below to choose, download and use a selection of materials made available to promote National School Meals Week, Theme Days and many other great initiatives. Many are not time sensitive so can be used all year. 

Most resources are available in both English and Welsh.