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School Meals

A school meal is available at lunchtime, transported from Eye Primary School. The cost is  £2.35 per day, £11.50 per week and this must be paid on Monday mornings, or the first day of term if this differs. School meals are provided by Eats and all families will receive a copy of Eats' menu.

We accept the following methods of payment



If you receive any of the following benifits then you may be entitled to Free School Meals:

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
  • Child Tax Credit (without Working Tax Credit) and an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • Income based Jobseeker's Allowance (IBJSA)
  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

You can use the link below if you would like to apply for Free School Meals or speak to someone in the school office.

Application Form for Free School Meals

Children whose parents do not wish them to have a school lunch may bring a healthy packed lunch. A fridge is provided to keep lunches fresh.

School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

The school is participating in the national government programme entitling all children aged between 4 and 7 to a free portion of fruit or vegetable each day.

The School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme is part of the national 5 A DAY programme.

As a ‘Healthy School’ we remind them of good choices in their daily eating

School Milk

Every child in the UK under five is entitled to FREE school milk. Children over five are entitled to subsidised milk. Pupils at Thorndon Primary School receive milk through the Cool Milk scheme. Parents wishing their child to receive milk whilst they are at school will need to register and pay at www.coolmilk.com Alternatively, paperwork regarding the scheme is kept at the school office.

If your child qualifies for free school meals and they would like to have milk, please speak to the office and the school will pay the cost.

Water Bottles

Each child has their own named water bottle, provided by the school, that is left in the classroom.