School Lunches and Free School Meal information

School Lunches
Your child may stay in school to have either a cooked meal prepared by ABM Catering or a packed lunch provided by you.

The cost of a school dinner is £2.20 per day.

School dinners must be paid for in advance, weekly or termly by cash or cheque. 

Please provide payment in a sealed envelope clearly marked with your child's name and the days that they require a school lunch.

Free School Meals

Some children are entitled to free school meals. It is important to register for free school meals even if your child prefers packed lunches. If you are eligible, please call 0300 300 8000 to register.

The criteria for eligibility are listed below:

  • Income Support
  • Income –related employment and Support Allowance
  • Job Seekers Allowance Income Based
  • Child Tax Credit but NO Working Tax Credit is received, combined annual income assessed by HMIR on form TC602 is not above £16,040
  • The Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit.
Packed Lunches

Packed lunches should be brought in a clearly marked box. Drinks may be brought in unbreakable containers - no cans please.

Sweets, crisps, biscuits etc. are not allowed in school for consumption at playtime, however, fruit or vegetables in a named bag are acceptable and encouraged.