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School Dinners

We all know that a balanced and nutritious diet is essential to the health of a growing child and that finding the right balance in a packed lunch can be difficult, time consuming and expensive. Our school dinners are prepared on the premises; The Summer/Autumn 2017 Lunch Menu can be found here.  The catering staff supports you in looking after your child by following nutritional guidelines to design a healthy and tempting menu.

The varied lunch menus are based on:

 

  • Locally sourced produce wherever possible
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Food which is rich in minerals and vitamins
  • Low fat, sugar and salt in meals with more bread and other starchy "energy” foods. 

 

The aim is to satisfy every appetite, providing a traditional two-course meal each day with a drink. Special diets and vegetarian options can be arranged on written request. Meals are £2.30 per day and should be paid for in advance - weekly, half-termly or termly - online at www.schoolgateway.com.  When you visit the School Gateway website for the first time, please select 'New User' and enter your email address and mobile telephone number you have registered with the school.  The system will send a PIN code to your mobile: please enter this PIN code and your account will be activated for you.  As soon as  you have got the system set-up, you will be able to pay money to the school online rather than send cash or cheques.  

 

If you still prefer to use cash or cheque, then please send the money with your child, (preferably by cheque payable to Devon County Council with your cheque card number on the back), in a sealed envelope marked with your child’s name, class and the words "Dinner Money”. This will be collected from your child first thing on Monday morning. There is no need for you to call at the School Office to pay.

A family in receipt of the following is eligible for free school meals for their children: 

  • Income Support
  • Employment Support Allowance (Income Related),
  • Child Tax Credit without Working Tax Credit with an annual taxable income of less than £16,190
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part Vl of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Please contact the School Office for details.  

School Dinner Menu - Autumn-Winter - 2016/17

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