School lunches

Lower School

Pupils may be collected and taken home at lunchtime, bring a packed lunch to school or have a school meal.

School meals are prepared and cooked at Windhill Primary School.

If you would like your child to stay for school dinners they will have a choice of a meat or vegetarian meal each day. A dinner menu is available to view on class dojo and you are welcome to have a look and talk to your child about their choices for the day or week. There is a salad bar and fresh fruit is available every day.

Upper School

The current price of a school meal is £2.20. Pupils can choose from 2 hot choices every day. Dinner money should be paid on Parent pay for the full weeks meals.

Packed lunches may be brought from home. Drinks should not be fizzy and should be brought in a plastic container or carton. Cans and glass flasks are not allowed in school. In order to promote healthy eating, chocolate bars, sweets and energy drinks are not allowed.

Further information:

Free school meals

Many of our families could get Free School Meals but do not claim for them; your child may be entitled to Free School Meals if you as the parent are in receipt of any of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (income based)
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (but NOT Working Tax Credit)

Why claim?

  • Save hundreds of pounds per year
  • Extra funding for the school in the form of Pupil Premium
  • It’s your entitlement
  • No downside
  • Other pupils and parents will not know you are claiming

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