All children can bring in their own packed lunch or order a hot meal. Our school meal provider is Chartwells. Please note: Free hot school meals are provided for children in Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 and those in Key Stage 2 who are eligible, see criteria below.
Key Stage 2
KS2 children (Years 3-6) may chose to bring in their own packed lunch or order and pay for a hot school meal. For full details, menus and how to order hot meals please click on the following link www.mealselector.co.uk . If they chose to bring in their own packed lunch, lunch boxes must be labelled and we encourage children to eat a healthy lunch. Fizzy drinks and sweets are not allowed. Please do not send drinks in cans or breakable containers.
All lunches are eaten in the school hall and operate on staggered sittings.
Universal Free School Meals
Children in EYFS and Key Stage One (Years R, 1 & 2) are all entitled to Universal Free School Meals. The school will send you a letter termly to ask which days your child would like a hot school meal. You may opt out of this service if you wish by contacting the school office. Individual days or full weeks may be selected if this is your child's preference but must be ordered a term at a time through the school office.
Free School Meals
Children whose parents receive the following support payments are entitled to receive free school meals
- Income Support (IS).
- Income Based Jobseekers Allowance (IBJSA).
- Support under VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
- Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) that does not exceed £16,190.
- The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit.
Please let us know if you think that you may qualify and we will give you the appropriate forms. All details are treated in the strictest confidence.
After lunch all children play outside. There is a range of play equipment available. On very wet days there are games and activities provided for the children to use indoors. All pupils are asked to bring a light-weight waterproof coat to school each day so they can make use of our fantastic outdoor area even when it is raining.