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Jane MacLardie, Chris Martin, Lorraine Murray and Kate Sewel, Ipsos MORI ISBN 978 0 7559 7215 9 (Web only publication) ISSN 0950 2254 This document is also available in pdf format (696k) This full report is also accompanied by research findings 40/2008.
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTIONBackground Objectives of the evaluation
CHAPTER 2: METHODOLOGYAnalysis of school meal uptake Qualitative research with key stakeholders Quantitative research with parents of P1 to P3 pupils A note on measures of deprivation Structure of the report
CHAPTER 3: UPTAKE OF FREE SCHOOL MEALSLevel of registration for FSMs in the five trial areas Uptake of school meals before the trial Change in uptake of school meals as a result of the trial Special schools Trends in uptake over the trial period Initial uptake Reasons for having school meals Reasons for not having school meals everyday
CHAPTER 4: PROCESS AND PRACTICAL ISSUES FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND SCHOOLSExpected issues and actual issues with trial Non-food related issues Food related issues
CHAPTER 5: POTENTIAL HEALTH AND OTHER BENEFITSPupil and parent attitudes towards healthy eating and school meals Parent and teacher perceptions of any social or behavioural changes in children Eating behaviour among pupils The impact of the trial on the home and on food choices for the rest of the family
CHAPTER 6: THE COSTS OF PROVIDING FREE SCHOOL MEALS AS PART OF THE TRIAL
CHAPTER 7: CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
ANNEX 1: UPTAKE AMONG NON- FSM REGISTERED PUPILS NOT PREVIOUSLY TAKING A MEALANNEX 2: ADDITIONAL COST CHARTS
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