Published on Twinkl Educational Resources, 26th January 2022.

Good news! Free period products will remain available to pupils in schools and colleges across England, as the government announces an extension to its fully-funded scheme. The scheme sees tampons, pads, menstrual cups and other environmentally-friendly period products available for schools to distribute to their pupils until the end of this academic year (2021-2022).

Started in January 2020, the scheme helps all girls and young women attend school when they might have otherwise missed out.

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