From September 2016, Dolce started providing school meals. All parents/carers are encouraged to sign up to Live Kitchen so they can choose and pay for meals on line. If you do not pay for school meals, please sign up to choose your child's meals, which can be done a week to a term in advance.
Benefits for you & your child
- You can choose to pay by cash, cheque or Direct Debit
- Direct Debit means no hassle finding correct cash
- You can pre-order online for up to a term in one go
- Or you can let your child order in class each morning
- You can easily track your account online
- Monthly direct statements show you what your child ate
- You can view all recipes online, including cooking method, nutrition and artificial ingredients
- Our parent feedback system keeps you more in touch
- Your children get the dish they want, every day
- Cooks can be shown dietary notes when serving your child
The link below will take you to the Dolce website
The links below will take you to further information regarding live kitchen:
Free School Meals
If your child is eligible for free school meals, it is important that you make an application even if your child is not going to have the school lunch. This is because schools receive a 'Pupil Premium' - an extra payment for each eligible child which they can spend on useful services.
Does your child qualify?
If your child is attending school full time they will qualify if you receive:
Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit with no Working Tax Credit and have an income, as assessed by the Inland Revenue, that does not exceed £16,190
Support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
Employment Support Allowance (Income Related) (ESA-IR)
Please download and complete the application form below, or ask at the school office for an application form
Application form for Free School meals: application-for-free-school-meals.pdf
IfFurther information can be found on the Wakefield Council Website: http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/residents/schools-and-children/schools/going-to-school/free-school-meals
Universal Infant Free School Meals
September 2014 saw the introduction of free school meals for all reception, year 1 and 2 children. Even if your child is in reception or KS1 and receiving a free school meal, please ensure that if eligible you apply for a free school meal as brings in extra payment to the school and would ensure that your child is entitled to free school milk.