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School Dinners

We offer all pupils the opportunity to participate in school dinners, and offer a cafeteria style service through Herts Catering Ltd (HCL) who are the County providers of school meals.  

 

Universal Free School Meals:

Free school meals are offered for ALL children in Reception Class and Years 1 and 2.  Every eligible child can take advantage of having a delicious school meal every day completely free of charge - saving over £400 per year per child!  

 

Pupils are offered a choice of meat or fish, a vegetarian option or a packed lunch option to choose from daily. On Wednesdays the children have a lovely roast dinner and on Fridays the popular choice is pizza. The menus rotate every three weeks.

   

Parents are provided with a new menu at the beginning of each term.  If parents prefer, they can provide their own packed lunch.

 

Daily price from September 2016: £2.35 FOR KS2 CHILDREN

Children in Year 3 or older

Your child could get a free school meal if you receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (as long as you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and you don't get more than £16,190 a year)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Universal Credit.


Apply today if you receive any of these benefits.  It takes 5 mins and in most cases we can tell you straightaway if your child can get free meals at school.  Click on the Free School Meals link below.

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