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School Meals/Free School Meals

School Dinner Menu - Summer Term 2024

What are Free School Meals?

Free school meals are available to children whose parents qualify by meeting the criteria listed below.  Children must be in school all day and they will be provided with a meal at lunchtime that is paid for by the school.


How do I qualify?

Parents and carers wh recieve any of the following are entitled to Free School Meals (FSM):

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Employment Support Allowance (income related) - not contribution related
  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA) - not contribution based
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit with annual taxable income (as assessed by HMRC) of less than £16,190


If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit you are not eligible to recieve free school meals.  

For further advice call 0845 3459122

How do I apply?

Please ask for a Free School Meal form at the School Office (or print it directly from the link below).  This can be completed and returned to the school office or can be sent directly to:


Admissions and Entitlements Team

County Hall




School Meals

All of our menus and payments for school hot dinners are managed via ParentPay.  Below is an explanation of what ParentPay does, including a link to their website and a link to a document which can assist you when ordering meals.


School meals

Paying for your child's school meals online gives you more control and greater visibility over the food choices they are making.



ParentPay is a truly cashless catering system making schools safer and giving you peace of mind.  There is no need to for children to take cash into school and you can top up your balance using one of the payment methods accepted.  Your balance will be updated daily based on the meals your child selects.