School Dinners

Children in Reception to Year 2 are entitled to Universal School Meals; this entitles them to a hot meal at lunch time at no cost to the parents.


Online Payment for School Dinners and Trips

We encourage parents to pay for school dinners and trips online via

If you have not been provided with log in details, please contact the Main Office who will be able to issue these to you.

Click here for an information sheet provided by sQuidcard.

Free School Meals


Find out if you are eligible and make sure your son / daughter benefits from;

- A great selection of hot lunches
- Healthy & delicious food
- Better concentration and improved performance as a result of a nutritious school lunch


Eligibility Criteria

dinnerYou may qualify if you are in receipt of the following:-

- Income Support or;
- Income Based Job Seekers Allowance or;
- Employment & Support Allowance (Income-Related) or;

- Guarantee Element of the State Pension Credit or;
- National Asylum Seekers Support (NASS) or;
- Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit), and have an annual income that does not exceed £16,190

AND your son / daughter attends school full-time.

Call 0300 300 8306 (Mon-Thurs 8.30am to 5.30pm, Fri 8.30am to 4.30pm) to complete your application over the telephone.

The Vale Menu 

Please note: As from 26th September all vegetables on the menu will now be seasonal 


New Catering Contract

from 31st October 2016

The Shared Learning Trust has now moved their catering over to Edwards and Blake. Edwards and Blake have a proven success of providing good quality, low cost food to schools and other businesses.

From Monday 31st October our school dinners will be cooked and provided to us by Edwards and Blake. The cost of the meal will be £2.35 per day (those of you receiving free school meals or in years Reception, 1 and 2 will continue to do so). Payment for the school meals will remain exactly the same; you can either pay Sharnie or on SQUID.

Edwards and Blake will also be offering a new break time range of foods which will be available to years 3 to 6.

Please find above, the new menu link, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.