School Meals & Snacks

Free School Meals and Pupil Premium

Parents and carers who are in receipt of one certain income-related benefits may be entitled to free school meals for their children and all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are automatically eligible to receive free school meals. Parents/carers of children in Early Years and Key Stage 1, who are entitled to a meal under the universal infant free school meal initiative, but who feel they may meet the income criteria from the link above are asked to apply as your child’s school will benefit from additional funding known as the pupil premium.  You can apply online for this funding, and all claims are treated in confidence, with the same meals provided to all children whether they are paid for or provided free. Your child does not have to take up a meal every day, or even at all.

School Dinners at Elvington Church of England Primary School

Excellent cooked to order lunches are provided on site, with a choice of dishes, and the menus are published here on our website so that parents and children may choose together.  The current cost of a lunch is £2.30 per day and we request payment be made online via ParentPay.  Facilities are also provided for children who bring a packed lunch.

School Dinner Menu

Please see below a copy of the Summer Menu from Caterlink.

Please note that the vegetarian option on Friday 16th and Friday 23rd July will be Vegetarian (Quorn) Sausage and chips. This option replaces the Cheese Sandwich.

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School Catering Services from 1st September 2021

We will be working with a new provider for our catering provision from 1st September 2021. The planned menu is below. Click here for more information about this.

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Milk, Fruit and Snacks

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Milk is also available to all pupils, and it is free for under fives.  You can register your child for milk at

The Foundation and KS1 children receive fruit and vegetables, offered under the Government initiative to provide all infants with free fruit and vegetables during the day. Children may also bring their own snack. The school operates a healthy snacks policy whereby children choosing to bring a snack for break time should choose fresh fruit or vegetables.