School Meals


Dinner Payments

From September 2018 £2.30 per day or £11.50 per week.
A two course school meal is offered daily. All food in schools must meet nutritional standards so that children have healthy, balanced diets.

On offer each day there is:

  • A minimum of two choices of main course with vegetables or salad, plus potatoes or an alternative carbohydrate such as pasta (in many schools there is also a third choice option of jacket potato with a variety of fillings);
  • Two choices of dessert or fresh fruit,
  • Extra bread;
  • A vegetarian choice;
  • A drink which could be fruit juice, milk or water.

There cannot be:

  • Fizzy drinks, crisps, chocolate or sweets in school meals and vending machines
  • More than 2 portions of deep-fried food a week
  • If your child requires a special diet, our cook will be happy to discuss their needs with you.

Please note: Halal meat certified and approved by the Halal Meat Authority is available in most schools where there is a requirement.

Are you entitled to free school meals?

If you are in receipt of certain benefits and have a household income that doesn’t exceed the current government threshold, you could be entitled to free school meals for your child. For further information or to register, please contact:

Customer Support & Collections,

7 Whittaker Street,


M26 9TD

Tel 253 5858


Electronic Payment
To help make it as easy as possible for you to pay for school meals we have introduced an e-payments system which allows you to pay for school meals over the Internet. If you prefer to continue to pay by cash or cheque, these options are still available.

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