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Primary school

School Dinners

The school lunches at Longmeadow are provided by Herts Catering Ltd (HCL) who are an award-winning specialist caterer with a foundation in the education sector. They are passionate about providing fresh, local and seasonal food; improving the school meals service, and making lunchtime an integral part of the whole school experience. HCL endeavour to provide dishes that are not only popular with children, but will also comply with healthy eating standards and guidelines. 

Meal prices are as follows:

School dinners for KS2 are £2.80 per day, or £14 per week, these are payable in advance. Payments are to be made via The School Grid.  Minimum Payment of £8.40 is the price for 3 dinners. 
All credit carries forward. 

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 are entitled to universal Free School Meals and no payment is required.

APPLYING FOR Free school meals for your child  

For pupils in Year 2 and who are moving into year 3 and may still be entitled to free school meals, please follow the link below to reapply.

Year 2 into year 3 - Free School Meals Renewal

Please note that, if your child's dinner payments to go into debt, the dinners will be stopped until the account has been put back into credit.

How to pay for School Dinners

We are a cashless School, please pay online via The School Grid. If you need help with your login or password please contact our school office on

Dietary Requirements

If your child has a food allergy or intolerance please see the documents below on how to apply for a special menu. 

Special Dietary Requirements - Parent Letter

How to Apply for Special Dietary Requirements



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