School Dinners

School Dinner arrangements as from March 2021

Cost –
School dinners are £2.40 per day (£12 per week), payable in advance (unless you qualify for Free School Meals).
If you need to apply for Free School Meals, you will need to apply to Nottinghamshire County Council – see link at the bottom of the page; please speak to us if you need help with this. Until we receive notification of your eligibility, you will have to pay for school dinners.

If you would prefer for your child to bring in a packed lunch from home, that is absolutely fine. Packed lunches should be in a small plastic lunchbox labelled with the child’s name. Drinks should be in an unbreakable container (no cans, fizzy drinks, chocolate, crisps or sweets please).

Menu

As from Monday, 8th March 2021, we are pleased to announce that we will be able to have a hot food offer again, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays only. On these days, there will be no cold sandwiches available, only the hot food offer. The hot meal for Wednesdays will be confirmed by the kitchen on the Monday of each week. On Mondays and Fridays, there will continue to be the sandwich bag offer as there has been this term.

Please see below for the menu choices:

School Meals Menu Spring 2 2021

This system will continue until Thursday 1st April 2021 (ie the last day before the Easter Break), at which point we will review the situation. Obviously we’d like to get back to offering our usual range of hot meals as soon as we are able to do so.

Gluten-free is available on request; please also advise us of any dietary requirements/allergies.

Booking
Your child just needs to say at morning registration that they want a meal from school on that day, and say what their meal choice is. This applies to sandwich bag days, and also hot food days, so no need to book in advance.

Payment
Unless you qualify for Free School Meals, meals need to be paid for in advance, on ParentPay – please request a registration letter for this.  You can put any amount onto your ParentPay account, it does not have to be in multiples of £2.40.

Breakfast Club
This costs £2.75 per day. Please book in advance if possible and pay in advance on ParentPay – you can ‘buy’ up to 20 days’-worth at a time.

Tuck Shop

This will still be available at break-time, serving pizza muffins (40p), crumpets (40p) fruit juice (50p) and toast (20p). Children should bring in cash for this on the day (maximum £1, exact change if at all possible).

 

Some of you may have previously enjoyed coming to one of our special ‘Lovely Lunches’ – we will resume these as soon as circumstances allow.

 

If you believe you may be eligible for Free School Meals, please follow the link below to apply:

 

https://emsonline.nottscc.gov.uk/CitizenPortal_LIVE/Account/Login

 

 

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