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School Lunches

School Lunches

As part of the Universal Infant Free School Meals initiative all our children are entitled to a daily free hot meal. All our school meals are prepared with fresh ingredients from local suppliers and provided daily by our Hub kitchen at the Buckingham School. Every day there is a meat or vegetarian option with a choice of dessert, fruit or yoghurt, with water to drink. The menus adhere to the School Food Standards. We offer a flexible system allowing you to opt for hot lunches, packed lunches or a mixture of the two, over the week. Please click on the link to see the menus for school dinners.

Menus are sent at the end of each term for the following term via Parentmail for those who have signed up, or as a printable download from the website for those who have not. We no longer provide paper copies therefore a handwritten order is also acceptable. The date and time by which each form must be completed and returned to school are clearly marked on each menu order form. As the meals are prepared off site, they can only be ordered in advance and orders cannot be accepted after each marked date and time has passed. This enables the order to be placed with The Buckingham School on time.

 

Fruit and Milk

As part of the Government “Fruit in School” initiative all children are provided with a piece of fruit during snack and story time each morning. Parents also have the option to order milk, through the Cool Milk Scheme. Children under five and are entitled to free milk and those over five can purchase milk for a small fee. Please visit www.coolmilk.com to register your child and make a payment if and when required. Children over the age of five, from low income families, may be eligible for free milk. Please enquire at the school office to register. All enquiries are treated in the strictest of confidence. Please click on the link below for further information.