As you may be aware, from September 2014, children in Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 will be entitled to receive a hot meal every day under the Government's new initiative.
Under this new scheme parents are required to order their meals online. You will have received a booklet from our new suppliers Chartwells which contains details of the weekly menus, together with guidance for ordering online.
If you are receiving Child Tax Credit with a family income below £16,190, Income Support, Job Seeker's Allowance (Income Based), Employment Support Allowance (Income Based), Support under part 1V of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Guarantee element of the state pension credit, please complete the attached Application for Pupil Premium Funding.
Families who receive any level of Working Tax Credits are not entitled to free school meals.
If you do not qualify for any of the above and your child is in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 then meals can be ordered for September onwards at a cost of £2.00 per day. Meals are to be ordered online as we are unable to take orders in the office. Website https://dorset.mealselector.co.uk
Please note that orders need to be placed a minimum of 7 days in advance. Chartwells also cater for many special diets, please contact a member of their team for further details on 01202 691038.
Free School Meals
If you think you are eligible for free school meals but do not wish for your child to take this up regularly, please complete a form nevertheless as it could increase the level of funding that the school receives.
Please click on the link below for information and to apply online.