School Meals

From September 2019, school meals will be provided by Chartwells Catering Services

The cost of a school Meal will continue to be £2.37 this will be for children in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. Dinner money is paid in advance for the forthcoming week Payment is made online via School Gateway. Please provide the school office with notice of changes to lunch arrangements, for administrative purposes changes must take place from the start of a half-term.

Here is our menu for the second half of the Autumn Term 2021. We will begin the new term on week 3.

If your child suffers from a medical condition and requires a specific diet as a result, a special diet plan would be offered.  Please speak to the school office for further details.

Find below further information concerning Allergens.

All pupils in Reception to Year 2 are entitled to universal free school meals although the option to bring a packed lunch to school remains. We would be grateful if you could let the school know of your intentions prior to admission.

Pupils in Key Stage 2 have the option of a school lunch or bringing a packed lunch.

 

Free School Meal Eligibility Am I eligible? 

Your child may be entitled to receive free school meals, lease note that the government have made changes to the entitlement criteria for new free school meal applications from 1 April 2018.

The entitlement criteria from 1 April 2018 is: 

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Eligible for Child Tax Credit but not Working Tax Credit and the household income (as used by HMRC to assess tax credits) is not more that £16,190. Please note: anyone eligible for Working Tax Credit, or if you have a partner and they receive it, regardless of Income, you will not qualify
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • In receipt of the 4 week run on of working tax credit (this is where someone becomes unemployed or reduces their hours and so is no longer entitled to working tax credit but will continue to receive it for a further 4 weeks and is entitled to free meals during that time)
  • Universal credit (provided you have an annual net earned household income of no more than £7,400 as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods). Your net earned income is your household income after taxes and deductions and does not include income from Universal Credit or any other benefits you may receive.

 Apply for Free School Meals

Packed Lunch

These are an alternative to a school meal.  We strongly encourage families to eat a balanced diet and as part of our responsibility to encourage our children to eat healthily, we ask that crisps and chocolate bars are not included as part of packed lunches.

Healthier Lunchboxes Tips 

Live Well, Eat Well guidance from NHS

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