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School Meals

At Belle Vue Primary School, we use Orian to provide our school meals service.  Cooked meals, including a vegetarian option, are prepared daily in our kitchen and children are offered a choice of main courses and desserts.  Salads and fruit are always available.  Meals are eaten in the dining hall.

 

The daily cost of a meal is £2.10.  Meals should be pre-ordered and paid for 2 weeks in advance using the Orian Lunch Shop website.  If you do not have access to the internet at home, please see the school office who will be happy to help.

 

Alternatively, children may bring a packed lunch which are eaten in the dining hall.  Packed lunches should be in a sealed, named container.  No fizzy drinks or sweets are allowed - instead we encourage lots of water, fruit and vegetables.

 

Two weeks notice must be given to alter your child's lunch arrangements.

 

From September 2014 all primary school pupils in reception class, year 1 and year 2 are eligible to receive a school meal free of charge.  That’s a school meal each day for the full school year for every child in these year groups at no cost to you as a parent or guardian – a saving in the region of £400 per year per eligible child.  Hwever if you receive one of the qualifying benefits for Free School Meals and the Clothing Grant, please still apply as this still qualifies your child for the Pupil Premium, which is extra funding for the school to help your child, full details of this can be found in the Pupil Premium section on the website.

 

Free Meals –Qualifying Benefits

 

Listed below are the qualifying benefits:

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA)
  • An income-related employment and support allowance;
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit.
  • Child Tax Credit, provided entitlement is not due to Working Tax Credit, and an annual Income, (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs), that does not exceed £16,190. Note: From 1 May 2009 where a parent is entitled to Working Tax Credit during the four-week period immediately after their employment ceases, or after they start to work less than 16 hours per week, their children are entitled to free school lunches, this may be extended.

 

Children who receive Income Support or Income Bases Job Seekers Allowance in their own right are also entitled to receive Free School Meals and Clothing Grants.  The usual proof is required alongside the application form.

Further information may be obtained from the Children’s Services Office Tel: 01946 506200.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the school administrators should you need further assistance.  

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