Food & Drink
The school provides a tasty, varied menu. All our food is farm assured, sourced from small local suppliers and is freshly prepared every day on our premises. School lunches currently cost £2.10 per day.
From September 2014 all children in Reception, Year 1 and 2 are entitled to a Free School Meal (FSM). If your family is on a low income and you would have qualified for FSM under the old system, please still tell us as this helps the school budget. You can make an application by clicking here.
Children in Years 3-6 should make payment through the ParentMail on-line payment system.
The school cannot provide a dinner without payment; hence all KS2 dinners must be paid for in advance. Should your child request a dinner without payment you will be contacted for payment or to bring a packed lunch to school.
We operate a “canteen” system so on occasion some children may not receive their first choice. A rota is organised so the order of classes going into dinner changes each day.
Children can bring a balanced, healthy packed lunch in a small named plastic container. Unbreakable flasks and cartons of non-fizzy drink are acceptable. Cans and glass bottles are not allowed.
Children may have cereal bars in their packed lunch, but sweets, chocolate and chewing gum are not permitted at any time. For some helpful tips on what their lunchbox should contain as well as lots of easy-to-prepare ideas your children will love please click on the following link. Please note we are unable to heat food that is sent in from home.
DRINKING DURING THE DAY
Children may bring a bottle of water from home to drink throughout the day. There is also a water fountain in the main playground which can be used by the children during break, lunchtimes and in PE lessons.
SNACKS DURING THE DAY
At Fawbert and Barnard’s we are aware of the importance of a healthy diet. The children have a 15-minute break in the morning when they can have a drink from their water bottles and a snack as follows: