School Meals - Pulham Primary

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School Meals

The benefits of eating a balanced nutritious meal at lunchtime have been proven to lead to healthier, happier and more fulfilled children who are able to perform better. With this in mind children are encouraged to have a hot school meal, alternatively they can choose to bring a packed lunch from home.

Meals are provided by Norse and cooked on site, a copy of the latest menu is available to download below. In addition to these menus a jacket potato option with a choice of fillings is also available. Please take the time to go through the menus with your child so they are aware of the meals on offer. (Please note we are unable to provide the packed lunch option.)

For a copy of the most current menu please click on the link below:

Latest Menu

Special Dietary Requirements

Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please contact the school office for further information. In 2014 the EU Food Information Regulations for Consumers (1169/2011) required businesses including schools to provide allergy information on food sold unpackaged. As school meal providers Norse have produced a list of the 14 food allergens. A breakdown of these can be accessed from the link below.

To access information on the 14 food allergens click on the link below:

'14 allergens’

Ordering Lunches

Notification of children’s preferred choices is required on the Monday of each week. A lunch order form is available for your convenience and can be downloaded below. As meals are cooked to order, a lunch will only be prepared for your child on receipt of written notification. (Telephone requests will be accepted in an emergency.)

For a copy of the lunch order form please click here

Payment

Children in Reception through to Year 2 are entitled to a free meal under the Government’s Universal Infant Free School Meal initiative. Meals taken by children in Year 3 to 6 are charged at £2.20 per day. Payment should be placed in a named envelope together with notification of your child’s lunch order and handed into the class teacher at registration on a Monday morning. Cheques are payable to Pulham Primary School.

Free School Meals

To be entitled to free school meals parents must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support

  • Employment Support Allowance (Income Related)

  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance

  • Guaranteed Pension Credit

  • Child Tax credit and your income (as calculated by the Inland Revenue) is less than £16,190

  • Universal Credit

  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act (1999)


Please contact the school office for an application form. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

 
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