The cost of a school meal is currently £2.30. Payment in advance should be made via Parentpay which can be accessed from the link displayed on the website, if you do not have your log in details please contact the school office.
Hot dinners can be ordered on the day, the children will be asked during registration each morning if they are having a hot dinner or a packed lunch.
A vegetarian option is available to those children whose parents have informed the school office that meat cannot be eaten because they are vegetarians or for religious reasons. This is applicable to all children throughout the school
As a team we work tirelessly to produce food of a high standard for the children at our school who choose to have a school dinner. The meals along with bread, cakes and biscuits are all made daily from scratch (with the exception of muffins).
All meals are produced with fresh ingredients which are locally sourced by Leicestershire Traded Services and a lot of time and thought is given to the menus by specialist dieticians.
On the very rare occasions that the menu has to be changed we will always notify the school first.
We produce in excess of 350 meals everyday (we also cater for 2 other local schools) and are very proud of the food we serve.
We will shortly start posting and tweeting some photos of the kitchen area and food to give you an insight into what goes on in the kitchen and what the children are eating. Any photos of the prepared dinners will be taken at the start of service which means it will show a KS1 portion, also children do have two pudding options or fruit or yoghurt so the pudding shown may vary from what your child has chosen that day.
We remain very keen to provide an open door policy and welcome any feedback or concerns you may have. Please come and see us if you have any questions or email me (Amber) directly on email@example.com
(from 26th October 2020)
School dinners are free for all children in years Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. Your child will simply tell the class teacher that they are staying for hot dinners and they will automatically receive a free school meal.
Even if you child is entitled to a Universal Infant Free School Meal it is still important to confirm eligibility, this will ensure that school are in a position to obtain further funding from central government where applicable. Please speak to the school office to register eligibility.
Follow this link to find our more about what the Leicestershire School Food Service has to offer
Children under the age of 5 are eligible to receive a free carton of milk everyday once registered. Our school milk scheme is administered by Cool Milk. To register your child for school milk, please visit https://www.coolmilk.com/register telephone 0800 142 2972. or download a reigstration form here.
The website also provides the opportunity to make payment for milk when their child turns 5.
All pupils in KS1 receive a free piece of fresh fruit or vegetable each day.
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Head teacher: Liz Powell
Ashby de la Zouch
Tel: 01530 412243