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School Meals

The kitchen are serving meals from
week 1 in the week - May 11th to May 15th

Catering Academy provide us with fantastic quality school dinners at the price of £2 per day. Why not give them a try?

They are really tasty and great value for money. Menus are varied with a vegetarian option every day. They operate a three week menu system. Copies of the menus are available from the school office.

If you do want to try them please let the office know, we only need a weeks notice whenever a child wishes to change their lunchtime arrangements.​ Dinner money is collected for the forthcoming week every Monday morning.

And now under the Universal infant free school meal scheme, all the children in Reception, Y1 and Y2 are entitled to free school meals, irrespective of any benefits you may or may not be claiming.

Check out the Salad bar and the Juicer below!




Salad Cart


Menus are served on a 3 week rota basis

Copies of the menu are available from the school office

or

You can download the 3 weekly menus here

Check out the Catering Academy Newsletter - November 2014

Fruit displays from  our 'Fruity Fridays'




Key facts about school meals

School meals can be part of your change for life and will help children have a healthier future. They meet all the latest Goverment Nutritional Standards.

The following rules apply -

Salad, fresh fruit and hot vegetables are available with every meal.

Children can help themselves to as much fresh salad and bread as they want.

Chilled water, semi-skimmed milk and fruit juices are always available.

Puddings contain healthy ingredients like fruit and oats.

Deep fried food, salt, sugar and manufatured meat products are restricted.

Free school meals

(this is different to the Universal Infant Free School Meal Scheme, mentioned above)​

Free school meals are a statutory benefit. The Government does not allow us to recognise any other benefit other than those mentioned below. If you are not sure, please get in touch with the Admissions and Benefits team using the contact information at the bottom of the page.

Free school meals are available to children of families who are in receipt of:

Income Support

Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

An income-related employment and support allowance

Support under part V1 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit

Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190

Parents receiving Working Tax Credit for four weeks after their employment finishes are entitled to free school meals during that period.  This also applies to parents who start working less that 16 hours per week (please seek advice about this from the Benefits Agency)

Children who receive Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance in their own right are also entitled to receive Free School Meals.

In cases where children receive education who have not attained compulsory school age, there will be a conditional requirement that they receive education both before and after the lunch period, before being eligible to receive Free School Meals.

Please note:

Working Tax Credit is NOT a criteria

Download Free school meals application form here .