Our school meals are provided by Mellors, who cook daily in our own school kitchen providing a wide variety of healthy choices every day.
Our school meals follow a healthy-eating policy. Their ingredients include only:
- fresh meat and poultry sourced from the region
- fruit and vegetables sourced regionally where possible using local suppliers
- products free from additives associated with health problems in young children
- fats free from hydrogenated oils; with
- menus that are nutritionally balanced
In our school, our meals run in a 3-week menu cycle, allowing children to become familiar with the food served. They are changed every term to reflect the seasons and are written in consultation with pupils and cooks.
Children in Reception, Years 1 and 2 are entitled to a free school meal. For Nursery, Years 3,4,5 and 6 pupils the price is £2.30 per day. If you think your child may be eligible for free school meals, you can get more information at https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/free-school-meals.
Special Diets and Allergies
Our school can provide medical, religious or cultural diets. Please write to the Head Teacher stating the required diet. Medical diets will require a letter from a doctor or dietician.
Our caterers are happy to meet you to discuss our menus to ensure they conform to the particular diet. Our cooks receive training and advice on a wide range of dietary needs, including nut allergies; egg-free, gluten free and diary-free diets; diabetic; vegetarian and vegan. Please speak to your school if you have concerns.
Allergen Information is available for all school meals. If you have any concerns or require any information, please ring or call into school. It is very important that we are given up to date information about your child’s food allergies and intolerances.
Please click on the link below for further information: https://www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/media/document/fsa-dfe-eu-fic-schools-posterv2 %281%29.pdf