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School Meals

Autumn Term 2017 Menu : Adobe Acrobat file (2236.8k)

From September 2014 all children who are in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 in a state-funded school will be offered a free healthy school lunch. 

Our school meals are freshly cooked every day in our school kitchen by Dolce staff, Mrs Scott - School Cook with assistance from Mrs McKenzie and Mrs Burns - Kitchen Assistants.

If you do not have a copy of this term's menu please click on the link at the top of the page or either pop into the school office for one or see Mrs Scott (our school cook) in the school kitchen.

 Please help your child to choose their meal on the Whiteboard in the classroom each morning.

If you have access to the internet at home and would like to help your child to choose their meals in advance at home, please let Mrs Burns have your email address and you will be sent login details which will allow you access to the Live Kitchen website where you can choose meals, see recipies and lots of information about your child's school meals.

Even though your child's school meals are free from September 2014 it is very important for you and for your child’s school that you continue to register your eligibility for free school meals and the School Clothing Grant by completing an application form as you have done in the past if you are in receipt of the benefits listed below, even if your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 and their meal is free as from September.  If you do not register by completing the form you will not receive the School Clothing Grant which is currently £25:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support from NASS (National Asylum Support Service) under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit run-on
  • Universal Credit.

Applying for free school meals & the school clothing grant could raise an extra £7,800 during your child’s time in school to fund valuable support like extra tuition, additional teaching staff, school trips & visits or after school activities.  This is called Pupil Premium Funding.  Please have a look at our statement of what the Pupil Premium Funding is and how it is used at Kells Infant School – choose the ‘School Information’ link on the left then choose ‘Pupil Premium Statement’.

 This additional money is available from central government for every child whose parent is receiving one of the welfare benefits listed above & on the application form.  It is therefore very important to apply for free school meals & school clothing grant, even if your child is in reception, year 1 or year 2, so that your child’s school receives as much funding as possible.

Please click HERE to get more information, download an application form or apply online.

You can also pick up an application form at the School Office.

The address to return your application form is on the back of the form or you can return it to school and we will send it off for you.