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Menu for November-December 2020


The re-introduction of hot lunches seems to be working well and we have managed to introduce more choice this term with a 2 week menu.

We are also pleased to say that we will be offering a whole school Christmas dinner this year as usual on Wednesday 16th December.  Please do not book this through Parentpay unless you are Free School Meals or Universal Free School Meals as you will be charged.  We will be contacting parents after half-term to book pupils in for Christmas Dinner.

Lunch Menu for November-December 2020

Lunchtime orders


Please place all lunch orders through the Parentpay app.  Meals need to be ordered by midnight on a Wednesday night for the following week.  Meals can be ordered up until the end of the following term.  Any queries with meal orders please contact the School office 01562 823857.

Universal Free School Meals


All children in Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 and entitled to a free school meal under the universal free school meal scheme.  This is not to be confused with Free School Meals which requires an application from parents and is subject to eligibility. 


The caterers provide a hot meal daily or a jacket potato if preferred.  The menu is published and distributed termly along order forms.  We encourage children to take up a hot meal but if they would prefer a sandwich this can be arranged, please speak to the school office staff.


Free School Meals


Your child may be eligible for free school meals if you, or the child themselves in their own right, receives of any of the following benefits:

Income Support (IS)

Job Seekers' Allowance (Income-Based) and equal based Job Seekers Allowance

Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA-IR) and equal based Employment and Support Allowance

Child Tax Credit (CTC) with an annual income of less than £16,190

Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

Guarantee Element of Pension Credit (GPC)

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (IAA) Support

Universal Credit - Your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get) as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods


If you are claiming the benefits listed below you are NOT eligible for free school meals, regardless of what other benefits/credits are being claimed:

Working Tax Credit

Contribution-Based Job Seeker's Allowance and/or Contribution-Based Employment and Support Allowance

However, you will be temporarily eligible to claim free school meals if you receive a Working Tax Credit run-on, which is the payment you may receive for a further four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.



Free School Meal Application Form