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School Meals

Breakfast

There is a Breakfast Club between 8.30 – 9.00am to enable students to have breakfast when they arrive, as many have an early start.

Lunch

Lunch is an important meal for our students though what we provide is so much more than just food. As well as healthy, nutritious and delicious meals our students are given an opportunity to develop independent life skills and reap the benefits of eating with others in a social setting.

Our in- house catering facility is equipped with modern kitchen equipment and our own qualified chefs who have undergone intensive training in food safety and allergen control enabling us to make daily fresh meals for our students. 

We constantly review our menus and the ingredients used in our freshly prepared meals at our very own Kitchen. Students are encouraged to choose their meals daily from a variety of daily choices. 

Menu for the Autumn Term 2021 can be found here.

Arrangements can be made for students requiring a special diet for health or religious reasons. If your child has any special dietary requirements please indicate this on their ‘Application for Admission’ Form.

Please find some useful links below for helpful suggestions on how to maintain a balanced diet: 

Meals are charged at £12.50 per week (£2.50 per day) which can be paid each term, half-term or weekly as follows:

  • By ParentPay — We operate a cashless system in school whereby all payments are made online using the ParentPay system, a link can be found under the ‘School Life’ tab. You should have a log on and password specifically for your child’s account. If for any reason you have not got these details please contact the finance office who will be able to provide you with all the information.
  • By BACS transfer direct to school — please contact the finance office for our account details.
  • By cheque – made payable to ‘Pield Heath House School’ — or cash sent on Monday morning, with your child’s escort, in an envelope marked clearly with ‘Dinner Money’ and your child’s name.

Your child may, if they prefer, bring in their own packed lunch, but students are not allowed products containing nuts as we are a nut free school. Drinks should be stored in unbreakable containers, fizzy drinks and glass bottles are prohibited for health and safety reasons.

Free School Meals

If your family is in receipt of benefits you may be entitled to free school meals. Please complete an ‘Application for Free School Meals’ form identifying which benefit you are in receipt of and return the signed form with a photocopy of the DWP letter that supports your application. A copy of the Free School Meals application form can be requested from the school office.

ParentPay

We operate a cashless system in school whereby all payments are made online using the ParentPay system. You should have a log on and password specifically for your child’s account. If for any reason you have not got these details please contact the finance office who will be able to provide you with all the information.

You can access the ParentPay website by clicking on the image above.