School lunches are freshly cooked on site each day. They currently cost £2.05 per day. Free school meals are available for the children of those parents who qualify. Those parents who are in receipt of Income Support, Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance, Guaranteed Element of Pension Credit or Child Tax Credit (but not working Tax Credit) where income does not exceed £16,190 (26/04/12) are eligible. A free meals application form (M18) is available from the school office. When completed, it should be returned to the school office, together with proof of receipt of benefit. Once the application has been assessed by the LEA, the School Office is notified of the date the free meals should commence and if necessary, any cash adjustments will be made by the school meals cash collector.
Caterlink is responsible for the collection of all dinner monies at present. Please ensure that you send in the appropriate money for your child’s dinners in a sealed envelope on a Monday morning. The envelope should be clearly marked with your child’s name and class, together with the dates the payment is for. The school has nothing to do with the financial administration of school lunches, but will pass on any queries for you to Caterlink. Cheques should be made payable to Caterlink and have your child’s name, school and your address written on the back.
Children may bring a packed lunch to school. They will be supervised while they eat this. No glass bottles, canned, or fizzy drinks are permitted for safety reasons.