School Meals

School Meals
 
Mrs Dobson and her team, Mrs Bowman, Mrs Tulip and Mrs Fowler welcome all children to have lunch in school.
 
School meals cost £2.30 per day (£11.50 per week).  Parent/carers can choose to pay for the cost of the full term or to pay weekly.  Letters are sent out each half term with costings.
 
Nursery, Year 3 and Year 4 pay for their school meals, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are free under universal free school meal system.
 

Free School Meals

If you think your child may be entitled to Free School Meals, you can apply for this benefit online www.northumberland.gov.uk/fsm , over the telephone on FSM 01670 623592 or by completing a paper application form which is available from our school office or FSM office, Wansbeck Square, Ashington, NE63 9XL or email FSM@northumberland.gov.uk .  To be eligible for FSM you need to be in one of the following categories:

 To be eligible for help you need to be in one of the following categories:

  • Receive Income Support (IS) or Income-based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA).
  • Receive Income Related Employment Allowance (IREA).
  • Have an entitlement to Child Tax Credit (CTC), but not Working Tax Credit (WTC) and the family's annual income (as assessed by the Inland Revenue) is not more than £16,190
  • Receive support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
  • Receive the guarantee credit element of Pension Credit.
 
Packed Lunches
 
Children are welcome to bring a packed lunch to school provided it follows the school's Healthy Eating policy.  Please see guidelines below.