CATERING
WITH NOURISH

Our school meal caterers from September 2019 are Nourish Contract Catering Ltd. They offer our pupils main meals, vegetarian meals, pasta dishes or jacket potatoes and pupils are able to help themselves to salad from the fresh salad bar every day. They hold the Gold Food for Life Award. If you would like more details about Nourish, please look at their website Nourish

Currently the school meals cost £2.20 a day/£11 per week. Payment for school dinners Must be paid for by each Monday morning. The school cannot receive late or daily payments at all. If payment is not received then we cannot cater for your child’s meal. We are sorry but the school cannot extend credit.

Can we please remind you that ALL meals that require payment need to be pre-paid via ParentMail, cash payments will not be accepted

You do not need to pre-order your child's meal, they can still choose daily, but your account does need to contain enough credit for the meal. The payment per meal is £2.20. All meals taken including those entitled to UIFSM or FSM can be viewed each week within your child's account on ParentMail.

If you have any queries with regard to payment, dietary requirements or any other matters involving catering, then please contact operations Manager Teresa Adonis-Taylor using the contact details below:

FREE SCHOOL
MEALS

Your child must attend a maintained school (most schools in Kent are maintained schools) or receive alternative education approved by Kent County Council. Children attending private or independent schools can't get free school meals.

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

- Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household Income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190) - Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.

If your child is eligible for free school meals with an active application on the 31 March 2018, they will remain eligible until 31 March 2022.

Kent County Council may ask for proof of benefit after you apply.

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