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 , 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 .  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.