- Hot School Meals are provided by HC3S. Meals are free for pupils in Reception - Year 2. Pupils in Year 3-6 pay £2.50 per meal. Some pupils who pay for meals may be entitled to Free School Meals—see Mrs Saunders to find out if you are entitled.
- Children eat their lunch in the school hall and then go out to play.
- On fine, warm days children with a packed lunch can eat on the school field picnic benches .
- Menus for meat and vegetarian choices work on a 3-week cycle and are changed at the start of Terms 2 and 5. Please do not throw the menus away as we only have a limited number.
- The jacket potato menu is above and stays the same throughout the year.
- Pupils can have hot meals on as many days as they wish.
- If paying pupils miss a meal that has been paid for due to a school trip, pre-arranged appointment or sickness then a credit note will be given.
- Children who bring packed lunches to school should follow healthy eating guidelines. High sweet yogurts and full sugar drinks are to be avoided.
- Children are advised to put litter in the bins provided at school, but keep in their lunchboxes any uneaten food such as sandwiches.
- Children should only drink water during lesson times. This should be readily available to them in their own named water bottles with a sports lid.
- Squash and fruit juices are allowed at lunchtimes.
- Fizzy and full-sugar drinks are not allowed.
Milk is available through ‘COOL MILK’ and is served as part of the mid-morning break. School automatically registers all Reception Class pupils for the scheme. You can apply online at www.coolmilk.com for all other children . Children under 5 receive free school milk through the scheme, but after your child’s 5th birthday milk has to be paid for.
Snacks at break time
Fruit or vegetables are provided for all Lower and Middle School at morning break. For the Upper School, we recommend the following as healthy snacks (please avoid providing chocolate and crisps):
¨ Fresh fruit, fruit portions or dried fruit.
¨ Vegetables: cherry tomatoes, carrot/celery/cucumber sticks.
¨ Fruit bars (avoiding chocolate-coated ones), rice cakes, bread sticks
¨ Yoghurts and fromage-frais, including the convenient ‘tube’ versions