Lunches and Payments

Lunches and Payments

We are a ‘Healthy School’ so we encourage students to eat a varied and healthy diet. 

The School Dining Hall is open for breakfast at 8am, for break at 11:10am and lunch at 1:30pm for students in years 7- 11 whilst it is open all day for 6th formers.

Click here to see our latest menu. Chartwells Global Adventure Menu

Packed Lunch

If you wish to bring a packed lunch into school, it must be eaten in the Dining Hall. We discourage students bringing fizzy drinks; water is available in the Dining Hall. Due to the time allocation, students do not leave the premises at lunchtime.

Cashless Dining System / Biometrics

The dining hall operates a cashless system. Each child will have their thumbprint scanned so money can be credited to accounts using biometric revaluation machines, which are to be found inside and near the Dining Hall. You can also pay for your sons/daughters dinner money via the ParentMail app  

When using Cashless Catering the minimum payment is £5.00 (ie. Approximately 2 days’ worth of dinner) 

If you believe that your child qualifies for free school meals. Once their balance gets low (under £1) parents will be notified by text message. 

Free School Meals

If you believe that your child qualifies for free school meals, please contact the Local Authority. Application forms can be obtained from All applications should be completed on line..  

If you are unsure if you are eligible for free school meals, don’t hesitate to contact us for confidential advice and guidance.  

Fusion Online App

We are excited to share with you our pre-ordering service that will allow you to purchase items from your school canteen using your mobile phone. Say goodbye to queuing with the Fusion Online app!

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