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School Dinners

Chartwells Catering provide our freshly cooked hot meals each day.

There is a range of options including vegetarian, with salad bar and fruit served daily.


The school menu is updated twice a year and is available here on the school website, school app and posted in noticeboards on the school grounds.

School lunches and themed lunch menus are free for those in Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and on for those who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM). Pupils in all other year groups, who are not eligible for FSM must pay the daily charge of £2.40 or £12.00 for the week. 


Lunch menus

Chartwells School Meal Survey 

Free school meals

Your child may be eligible for free school meals if you receive one of the following:

  • Income support
  • Income related employment and support allowance
  • Job seekers allowance (income based)
  • Child tax credit
  • Universal credit
  • Pension credit with child tax credit and have an annual income of less than £16,190 (and not in receipt of working tax credit) 
  • If you are assisted by the National asylum support service (NASS)

Parents who receive job seekers allowance or employment and support allowance which is contribution based, working tax credit or other benefits are not eligible for free school meals.

If you believe you may be entitled to free school meals and need assistance with your application, please contact the school office, who will be able to assist you.


Universal Infant free school meals

Universal infant free school meals are available for all pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. This initiative has been developed with the purpose of aiding child development, supporting academic performance and improving levels of healthy eating.