Our school meals cost £2.20 per day and are provided by Edinburgh Catering Services.
For this price your child can have a two course meal – either soup and a hot main meal, or a hot main and a pudding plus vegetables / salad and bread. A drink is also provided with the meal.
Friday lunches are a packed lunch.
View the current menu here:
School Lunches Menu – Edinburgh Catering Services
FREE SCHOOL LUNCHES
To find out if your pupil qualifies for free school lunches please click here.
As part of Government policy, all P1-P3 pupils are entitled to a free school meal.
SCHOOL LUNCH TIMES
The school uses a system of pre-ordering and paying for lunches. This is done via ParentPay.
The school lunch times are:
Q & A
Q: Why do I have to order in advance?
A: A pre-ordering system is being implemented in all schools to help manage the process and ensure that all pupils receive their first choice of main meal for lunch.
Q: My child won’t remember what they ordered, how is this managed?
A: We have a note of each child’s choice and will issue coloured bands to allow the dinner staff to identify what choice each pupil has made. This should also speed up service.
Q: What if I forget to order, will my child still get a meal?
A: On these odd occasions we will check with the dinner staff to see if they can still provide a meal, however your child may not get their first choice. If the dinner staff are unable to provide a meal we will ask you to provide a packed lunch.
Q: If my child is absent and misses a day of lunch which has been paid for, what will happen?
A: We will check the absence register on the following Monday and the dinner money will be refunded to you.
Q: If there is a school trip and we have to supply a packed lunch, will we know about this in advance?
A: We will, where possible, make sure parents are aware of trips ahead of our 3 weekly pre-ordering cycle.
Q: Will P1 – P3 children receive a packed lunch on a Friday?
A: Yes, if you have ordered a packed lunch your child will be given one to take home.
More information about school lunches can be found on the City of Edinburgh Council website.