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School Meals


School meals are provided by HC3S at a cost of £2.50 with a choice of two nutritious meals each day. 


If you would like to pay online please use our SIMS PAY system. If you don't have an access code, please contact the school office.


We understand that you may wish to provide your child with a packed lunch instead of a school meal. Due to some children having SEVERE nut allergies PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN ANY FOOD CONTAINING NUTS!




All infant school children receive universal free school meals. However, some children are eligible for benefits related free school meals. If your child is elgible, you will also qualify to receive the supermarket vouchers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


A child is eligible for free school meals if their parent or carer receives one or more of the following benefits:


  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seekers’ 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, provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit, and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190 as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Parents who are made redundant or start working less than 16 hours per week, may find their children are entitled to free meals for a limited period)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)


We understand that in these unprecedented times family circumstances may change and you may now qualify under one of the above criteria.


It is your responsibility to notify the school of any changes in your circumstances, either change of address, phone number or work details etc.


You may check your eligibility online at:


Please be aware that due to the high volume of enquiries the site may be slow to respond.


If you do qualify please email and we can arrange for supermarket vouchers to be issued to you. However, the processing time for these vouchers can be lengthy at the present time due to the high number of schools accessing their site. 

Nut Allergy Reminder 


Dear Parent/Carer


We would like to remind parents to ensure that your child does NOT bring into school any foods which contain any form of nut product.  There are a number of children attending school who have a severe allergy to nuts, causing them to be extremely ill. The school has taken the decision to exclude nut products from school to ensure the safety of all pupils.


Please respect this request and if you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the school office.