About us

Cool Milk is the UK’s leading school milk supplier, working in partnership with Local Authorities and early years groups to supply free and subsidised school milk to children in pre-schools, nurseries and primary schools.

We are dedicated to:

  • Making free and subsidised milk easier for nurseries, schools, parents and Local Authorities.
  • Promoting the health benefits and social opportunities that school and nursery milk has to offer.

Cool Milk Ltd

Established in 2001, Cool Milk Ltd work in partnership with Local Authorities to supply free milk for children aged under five in pre-schools, nurseries, children’s centres, crèches, etc. The scheme includes…

  • Free milk for under-fives
  • No NMRU claim forms to complete
  • No waiting for reimbursement
  • Admin-friendly
  • Award-winning customer service

Cool Milk at School Ltd

Established in 1998, Cool Milk at School Ltd work in partnership with Local Authorities to supply free and subsidised milk for children in primary, infant, junior and special schools. The scheme includes…

  • Free milk for under-fives
  • Subsidised milk for children aged 5-11 years
  • Collection of milk monies from parents
  • Free fridge on loan
  • Award-winning customer service

Partners

change 4 life

Change4Life

Change4Life is a government campaign designed to help people ‘Eat Well, Move More and Live Longer’. Cool Milk pledges to use the nurseries and schools it serves to promote the Change4Life movement and the ‘Eat Well, Move More, Live Longer’ way of life to over 1 million parents.

Early Years Scotland

Early Years Scotland

Early Years Scotland is committed to providing the very best start in life for every child in Scotland and are the leading national third sector organisation for children pre-birth to 5. They offer membership for all Early Learning and Childcare settings, including nurseries, playgroups, local authorities, college and university staff, ELC students, individual practitioners, and Parent and Toddler Groups.

LACA

LACA

LACA is the professional body that represents catering managers and suppliers who provide catering services to all sectors of Local Authorities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Local Authority caterers are responsible for providing more than 2.5 million school meals a day and Cool Milk is working with LACA to encourage all schools to provide school milk.

Mudiad Meithrin

Mudiad Meithrin

Mudiad Meithrin is a voluntary organisation. It aims to give every young child in Wales the opportunity to benefit from early years services and experiences through the medium of Welsh. Cool Milk works with MYM to make providing nursery milk easier for its members and to help educate children about where milk comes from.

PSLA

PSLA

The Pre-school Learning Alliance is a leading early years membership organisation and one of the largest providers of quality childcare in England. They offer support to over 15,000 settings and impact positively on the care and education of over 800,000 young children and their families every year. Cool Milk works with The Pre-school Learning Alliance to make providing nursery milk easier for its members and help to educate children where milk comes from.

SNMA

SNMA

The School and Nursery Milk Alliance is a membership organisation representing the dairy industry and educational establishments. The SNMA wish to encourage further uptake of school and nursery milk, allowing more children to access the health benefits of a daily milk drink whilst supporting the dairy industry in the UK.

Wales PPA

Wales PPA

Wales Pre-school Providers Association (Wales PPA), is an independent voluntary organisation, which is an educational charity. It is the largest provider of community-based pre-school childcare and education in Wales. Cool Milk works with Wales PPA to make providing nursery milk easier for its members and to educate children about the importance of leading healthy, active lifestyles.

Local Authorities

Cool Milk operates and administers school milk schemes in partnership with Local Authorities across schools, pre-schools, nurseries and PVIs (Private, Voluntary and Independent settings).