School Meals

School meals: We are proud of our freshly cooked, healthy lunches and make sure that they are great value too. We have varied menus designed for varying taste buds so there is something for every child. Jacket potatoes and baguettes are an alternative as well as an unlimited salad bar where the children can get their 5-a-day. We aim to provide a home cooked meal prepared by another local school with fresh ingredients for just £2.20 per meal which we hope you agree is excellent value. If you would like to order meals for your child you can do so through the ParentMail app.

Packed lunches

Children are of course welcome to bring a packed lunch to school. We do ask that packed lunches offer a healthy and balanced lunch with fresh fruit and vegetables rather than sugary and fatty snacks and fizzy drinks are not allowed along with nuts and seafood as we have children in the school with severe allergies to these ingredients.

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Free school meals

All children in EYFS and Key Stage 1 are entitled to a free school lunch, paid for by the Government, but many parents don’t realise that they are entitled to free school meals for their older children to. Generally if you are in receipt of one of the following then you are likely to be able to claim free school meals:

  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

 
If you think that you are eligible please come and speak to the school office team in confidence. You can find out more here: Free School Meals

 

 

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