Reception to Year 2 (Universal Free School Meals)
Year 3 to Year 6 – £2.00 a day (£10.00 per week)
Meals can be paid for on a Monday morning, £10 for the week. If your child is on packed lunches they can pay £2.00 for a hot meal on our special ‘Fishy Friday’ lunch.
The importance of a healthy packed lunch
Childred at school should have about a third of their daily nutrient requirements at lunchtime. This means they need food that are going to provide them with enough energy, protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals.
A healthy packed lunch should contain a variety of foods.
A good packed lunch contains:
- A starchy food, such as bread, rolls, pitta bread, naan bread, potatoes, rice, noodles.
- A good source of protein, iron and zinc such as meat, fish, beans, nuts or eggs.
- A good source of calcium such as milk, cheese, yoghurt or fromage frais.
- And one portion of fruit and one portion of vegetable or salad to provide all the other vitamins and minerals. A
the importance of healthy eating
Click here to read more on the importance of healthy eating and examples of healthy lunches.