School meals

Pabulum, our catering providers cook Tasty and nutritious meals each day in our school kitchen offering pupils and staff a variety of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. Children also have the option to bring their own packed lunch.

School meals

If you would like your child to have school meals (whether paid for or FSM) we require that you let us know at the start of each term. This advance notice allows us to plan properly and keep costs as low as possible.

Meals are charged at £2.50 a day (£12.50 a week) and must be paid for at least a week in advance. You can pay via Parent Pay

Current menu

Please click here to see the menus for Summer / Autumn 2021.  These menus are fully compliant to the Government School Food Standards as well as meeting the Food for Life criteria.

The menus include:

Bespoke hot meal choices for Tuesdays and Thursdays, from a preselected choice of dishes.

A daily main meal suitable for plant-based / vegan dining.  Our new dishes include homemade vegan burger with sweet potato wedges, vegetable and lentil croquettes, and tofu sweet and sour vegetables.

Providing more vegan options in our menus has a positive impact on the environment, reflects current food trends and allows more choice for pupils with dairy or egg allergies.

Our salad bar is completely allergen free, featuring simple, wholesome and nutritious salads.

Our desserts include more fruits, vegetables and less free sugars. 

You can download a copy of the current menu

Eligible for Free School Meals?

If you think your child may be eligible for Free School Meals please visit https://pps.lgfl.org.uk/ > You will need your National Insurance number or provide this to the school office with your date of birth and they will be able to check if  your child is eligible for Free School Meals.

Packed lunches

We teach and promote healthy eating because on the basis that a well-balanced diet can have a positive impact on children’s health, behaviour and achievement. If your child is having packed lunches please follow these reminders:

✔  The main element should be savoury such as a sandwich, filled pitta bread, wrap, pasta or rice salad

✔  Aim to include at least one portion of vegetables or salad

✔  Include at least one portion of fruit. This could be a fruit salad, a piece of fresh fruit or dried fruit

✔  For an extra snack, a fruit yogurt, fromage frais or rice cakes could be included

✔  Although we do not recommend sweet desserts, we accept that you may wish to pack your child a small piece of cake or a biscuit

✔  Water is provided by the school, however, you may provide a plastic bottle of water in your child’s lunchbox if you prefer

✘  Please do not provide your child with crisps, chocolate, sweets, or a drink other than water

✘  Please do not use chocolate spread as a sandwich filling

 

Nuts and other allergies

Please make sure that any snacks and packed lunches brought to the school are peanut and nut free.