The school operates a catering contract with an external provider and children are offered a choice of hot meal, with a hot or cold dessert on a daily basis.
At the moment the Government provide Universal Free School Meals to all children in Reception to the end of Year 2.
From Year 3 onwards, meals are charged for.
Please follow the link to find out more Nourish Contract Catering.
When paying for your children’s educational visits or lunches, we aim to only accept payments via a cheque (write your child’s name and class on the back) or our online payments system, School Gateway. The admin team can easily and quickly set up your School Gateway online account.
Half termly cheques, in advance, made payable to Tubbenden Primary School, are welcomed.
Alternatively, children may bring a packed lunch from home. Lunch boxes should be clearly labelled.
At morning play a piece of free fruit is offered to all infant pupils. Junior pupils may bring a piece of fruit or other healthy snack. All children may bring a water bottle. Sweets are not allowed in school.
Free School Meals
If you think your child is eligible for free meals, you may apply direct to Free School Meals
Did you know the government gives additional funding to schools for those children entitled to free school meals?
Schools use this money to obtain additional staff and resources that help improve the quality of education. To find out whether your child qualifies for free school meals, and hence whether their school would receive additional funding, please visit free school meal eligibility checker