Our school meals are made only from
- fresh meat and poultry sourced from the Yorkshire region
- fruit and vegetables, sourced regionally where possible using local suppliers
- products free from additives associated with health problems in young children
- fats free from hydrogenated oils
- menus which are nutritionally analysed to provide nutritional balance
- ingredients, produced freshly every day in a school kitchen
School lunches cost £2.35 a day for two courses (£11.75 a week), payable by ParentPay. We are happy to accept payment for the week, month, half term or term and:
- have a three menu cycle allowing children to become familiar with the food served;
- menus are changed every term to reflect the seasons; and
- menus are written in consultation with pupils and cooks
Free School Meals
Free school meals are available to some children according to family income. It’s important to register for entitlement to free school meals, even if your child has a packed lunch – this is so we can receive additional funding (called Pupil Premium) which we can use to help your child.
Qualifying for free school meals
To qualify for free school meals you must fulfil one of the following criteria:
- Universal Credit, provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods (£616.67 per month);
- Income Support;
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance;
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance;
- Support under part six of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
- The guarantee element of Pension Credit;
- Child Tax Credit, provided you are also not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual household gross income that does not exceed £16,190 (as assessed by HMRC); or
- Working Tax Credit run-on, paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
Please note that contributions-based benefits, including contribution-related Jobseekers' Allowance do not entitle you to claim free school meals.
Alternatively, children may bring a packed lunch. This should be in a secure named container. A drink should be provided in a non breakable container. No sweets or fizzy drinks are allowed – instead, we encourage lots of fruit, vegetables and water.
A daily small carton of milk can be bought in advance. It costs £12 for the entire school year, or £5 if paid each term.
Children who have milk usually drink it just before or after their morning playtime.