School Dinners - (£2.00 per day £10.00 per week)

If you have a child in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, they will be automatically be eligible for a school meal at no cost. This does not mean that the take-up of meals by infant pupils is mandatory, but the objective is to ensure that children get the nutrition they need across the whole school day, based on criteria set in School Food Standards. If you would normally be eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) based upon your family income, you still need to apply in the usual way so that the school receives a funding stream called Pupil Premium to assist in the learning for your child.  

Sample School Dinner Menu

MONDAY

 

Savoury Mince & Yorkshire Pudding

Cod Fillet Fish Fingers & Ketchup

New Potatoes, Broccoli

 

Black Forest Crumble & Custard

Abbey Crunch Biscuit & Milk Shake

Fresh Fruit Medley

TUESDAY

 

Baked Sausages & Gravy

Homemade Salmon Fishcakes & Lemon Mayonnaise

Creamed Potatoes, Garden Peas

 

Syrup Sponge & Custard

Cheesecake

Cheese & Biscuits & Grapes

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Chicken Casserole & Crispy Dumplings

Roast Potatoes, Carrots & Swede Mash

Tuna Melt with Tomato & Cucumber Salad

 

Creamy Milk Pudding & Peaches

Frozen Smoothie

Fresh Fruit Salad

 

 

THURSDAY

 

Cottage Pie & Gravy

Cheese Flan

Baked Beans, Parsley Potatoes

 

Jam Sponge & Custard

Australian Crunch

Melon Boat with Fresh Orange & Kiwi

 

 

FRIDAY

 

Pizza Italian

Hot Chicken Burritos with Salad

Chips, Sweetcorn

 

Chocolate Sponge & Chocolate Sauce

Jelly Fruit & Ice Cream

Fresh Fruit Medley

 

 

 

PACKED LUNCHES

For a balanced packed lunch please try to include one each of these healthy food types and drinks. You will see that there are five components which make up an ‘ideal’ lunch:


Fruit Essential for vitamins and minerals and fibre.  Try to include at least one portion of fruit.

Vegetables Again for vitamins and minerals and fibre.  Try to include at least one portion of vegetables.

Protein  Required for muscle growth. Add some protein, for example lean meats, fish, eggs, tofu, pulses, nuts or beans.

Starch foods/carbohydrates Starchy foods are great for energy. These include bread, rice, wraps and pasta. Unprocessed types are best such as wholemeal 

Milk and dairy foods  Crucial for healthy bones and teeth. Choose from milk, cheese or yoghurt.

Please try to avoid:

Crisps, chocolate and snacks which are high in fat, sugar or salt.

Drinks

Water Fresh, cooled water will be freely available for your child on the table at lunchtime.  Please do not include a drink with your child's packed lunch.

 

Packed lunches should not include sweets.