Haughton School

School Meals

All meals are freshly prepared on site by our catering team.

You are able to pre-select the meals that your child(ren) would like from a 3 week rolling menu via ParentPay.

Puddings change from week to week, choices are usually uploaded onto ParentPay each Friday.

If your child has any food allergies or special dietary requirements, please inform us as soon as possible.

Haughton School is now a cashless school.  We cannot accept any dinner money sent into school.

School lunches are £2.30 per day.

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't have any credit on my account.  Will my child still receive a meal?

Parentpay will not allow you to order a lunch if there is insufficient funds on your account - it is imperative that you maintain a credit balance at all times.

We understand there may be the odd, unavoidable occasion when you are unable to credit your child's account.  Please let us know at the earliest available opportunity if you have a problem.  

What will happen if I am unable to select a meal due to technical difficulties?

On the odd occasion you may experience be a technical issue with ParentPay (not allowing you to order at home).  If for any reason you experience this, please don't worry as your child will still be able to choose their meal in class.

What will happen if my child is late or I haven't selected a meal?

Don't worry, your child will be able to select their meal from their classroom, or if registration has closed, from the office.

What happens if my child goes home before lunch and doesn't have their meal?

If your child is not marked as having taken a meal, they will not be charged.

Can my child change their mind once they arrive at school?

In exceptional circumstances the Cook can override the choice at service.

Special Menus / Dietary Requirements

If you have told us that your child needs a differentiated menu for medical reasons or that they have special dietary requirements, this will be added to ParentPay and reflected in the available meal options.


Free / Universal School Meals

All children in Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 are entitled to universal free school meals (government funded). Once your child moves in to Year 3 you will need to start paying for any school meals taken, unless you are financially eligible.

If you think you may be financially eligible for free meals, you can check and apply online.