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Free School Meals

From September 2019 Mandeville school will be offering free school meals to ALL children at our school,  from Nursery to Year 6 (including children who are not currently on free school meals).  Mandeville has taken the decision to offer free school meals to all our students because we want the best for every child and we know how important healthy lunch is for their learning. This will give families a saving of nearly £300 per child per year and £1,200 for any child’s time with us from Reception to Year 6.

Mandeville will continue to offer outstanding school meals under the supervision of our head chef. They are nutritious, tasty and introduce children to a wide range of tastes and ingredients. Children will  continue to have cooking lessons and to grow  vegetables in our kitchen garden to help them  understand where food comes from and the     importance of eating healthily. For more information about these lessons and about our School Lunches please see the Kitchen and Kitchen Garden page.

For your child to be able to receive the free school meals we ask that parents/carers complete a short registration  process. Details of this will follow shortly. Please note that in  order to qualify for the free meals, school lunches will need to be paid up to date by the end of Summer term 2019