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School Meals

School meals are provided by Bury Council's Catering Service (please see the current 3-week menu below)

With Bury Catering children get two courses, a main course with appropriate accompaniments and a dessert, and two sides i.e. a trip to a salad bar and bread, with a drink of chilled water for the price of a school meal. 

  • The main courses each day include 3-4 choices
  • A vegetarian, jacket potato and sandwich option is always provided.
  • Vegan, gluten free and dairy free choice can be provided along with other special diets when requested in advance. All special diets are provided in line with allergen legislation.
  • The desserts each day include 3 choices; main dessert (cake, biscuit, pudding), fresh fruit and organic yoghurt. All the desserts on the core menu are vegetarian.

For further information about Bury Council's Catering Service, their nutritional guidelines, their suppliers etc. please see their information leaflet below.

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 get a free meal at lunchtime, under the government's Infant Free School Meals scheme.  You do not have to apply for these. But if your child is in a Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 group and you get one of the qualifying incomes shown it will help the school if you make a claim for free school meals, as they can get extra funding.

From year 3 onwards free school meals are only available if you get one of the following:

  • Universal Credit - and your earned income is less than £7,400 a year, after tax and not including any benefits
  • Income Support
  • income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  • income-related Employment Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, providing you are do not get Working Tax Credit, and your annual gross income is less than £16,190
  • guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

If you think you may qualify and would like to make an application for Free School Meals, then please click the link below.