At Holy Rood Primary, our school dinners are provided by a catering company called Pabulum, they are cooked on the Upham Road premises and are excellent value for money. The meals are of a very high standard and meet all the nutritional requirements.
The menu is displayed on ParentPay where you make your selections and pay (if applicable) for your child's meals. Children's meals can not be ordered or purchased on a daily basis.
We have a three week rolling menu. The menu until October 2018 is below. Meals must be ordered by Wednesday at 9am for the following week.
For more information regarding our food suppliers please go to www.pabulum-catering.co.uk/our-food/our-ingredients
The Government are providing Free School Meals for all School children at our Groundwell Road site.
Unfortunately, from September 2019 meals, including a pudding, at our Upham Road site will cost £2.30.
Please ensure orders are received by Wednesday at 9am for the following week.
From September 2014, the entitlement for free school meals changed.
All children in Reception, Year 1 & 2 will be automatically eligible for a free school meal.
If your child is in Year 3 or above, they may still be entitled to a free school meal if you are in receipt of one of the following benefits and allowances listed below.
Claiming free school meals also provides additional funding for your school which can help to fund more resources for your children parents/carers may be entitled to Free School Lunches if they are in receipt of one of the following:
To claim your free school meal entitlement you must complete this form.
or call into the school office to collect one.
Alternatively parents may provide their child with a packed lunch from home.
What to include:- 1 portion of vegetable or salad and 1 portion of fruit e.g carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, raisins, grapes. 1 portion of a milk or dairy item e.g cheese cubes, yoghurt, fromage frais. 1 portion of a meat or filling e.g chicken, fish, tuna, eggs or other protein source. 1 portion of starchy food such as bread, pasta, rice. Water, milk, pure fruit juice or yoghurt drinks.
What to avoid:- confectionary e.g chocolate covered biscuits or bars, sweets. Crisps, cheese biscuits. Manufactured meat e.g sausage rolls, reformed chicken pieces. Deep fried products e.g doughnuts, potato shapes. Sweetened or fizzy drinks.
Milk is available in school and is supplied by Cool Milk at School. Parents deal directly with the company at https://www.coolmilk.com/. Milk is delivered to school and distributed to the children by staff.
In KS1 a piece of fruit is provided free for each child daily for tuck. Parents may send in fruit from home.