Useful contacts for schools

There are a number of organisations that can help you when looking to provide milk in schools. The ones listed below will be able to help you. There are some that offer information and guidance on providing milk, as well as organizations that provide resources and activities for educating children on milk production and dairy farming, and the benefits of milk as part of a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle:

For info on school milk subsidy

Rural Payments Agency (RPA)
PO Box 1058
Lancaster House
Hampshire Court
Newcastle Business Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE99 4YQ
Tel: 0845 603 777
Email: enquiries@rpa.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.rpa.gov.uk

For Independent schools
Wishing to access the
EU school milk subsidy
The independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)
IAPS Headquarters
11 Waterloo Place
Warwick Street
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 5LA
Tel: 01926 887 833
Email: iaps@iaps.org.uk
Website: www.iaps.org.uk
For schools in Northern Ireland The National Dairy Council
Innovation House
3 Arkle Road
Sandyford Industrial Estate
Dublin 18
Tel: +353 (0)1 290 2451
Email: info@ndc.ie
Website: www.ndc.ie
For free milk for under 5 Year olds NMRU
PO Box 504
Leicester
LE94 0AE
Tel: 0844 991 4444
Fax: 0844 991 1999
Email: nurserymilk@mrm.co.uk
Website: www.nurserymilk.co.uk
For your local milk suppliers: www.findmeamilkman.net or contact
Dairy UK
93 Baker Street
London
W1U 6QQ
Tel: 020 7486 7244
Fax: 020 7487 4734
Email: info@dairyUK.org
Website: www.dairyuk.org
For nutritional information
On the health benefits of milk
The Dairy Council
93 Baker Street
London
W1U 6QQ
Tel: 020 7467 2629
Fax: 020 7935 3920
Email: info@dairycouncil.org.uk
Website: www.milk.co.uk
For educational support on milk
 and dairy
www.foodafactoflife.org.uk

Tel: 020 7557 7930
To arrange a farm visit
Or class talk (Eng/Wales)
Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)
Arthur Rank Centre
Stoneleigh Park
Warwickshire
CV8 2LG
Tel: 024 7685 8261
Fax: 024 7641 4808
Website: www.face-online.org.uk
To arrange a farm visit or class talk
(Eng/Wales)
Women's Food and Farming Union (WFU)
Cargill plc
Witham St Hughs
Lincoln
LN6 9TN
Tel/Fax: 0844 335 0342
Email: secretary@wfu.org.uk
Website: www.wfu.org.uk
Scotland: Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET)
Royal Highland Centre
Ingliston
Edinburgh
EH28 8NB
Tel: 0131 335 6227
Fax: 0131 333 5236
Email: rhetinfo@rhass.org.uk
Website: www.rhet.org.uk