At lunchtime, children have the choice to either bring a packed lunch to school or take advantage of a healthy school meal freshly prepared by our catering staff on the school premises. We are able to cater for all dietary needs and our staff are trained to support children who require different feeding methods or who experience difficulty in eating and swallowing.
All children in Key Stage 1 (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) are entitled to Universal Free School Meals.
Some children may also be eligible for Free School Meals which will entitle the school to receive Pupil Premium funding.
The pupil premium is additional school funding for disadvantaged children. It is paid directly to school to improve the quality of the education for this vulnerable group.
Fairfields may be entitled to Pupil Premium Funding if you receive one of the following benefits:
¨ Income Support
¨ Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
¨ Child Tax Credit Only (with income up to £16,190) with no element of Working Tax Credit
¨ National Asylum Seekers Support
¨ Guarantee Element of the State Pension Credit
¨ Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
¨ Universal Credit (income dependant)
If you meet this criteria your child will also be entitled to Free school meals. This is a service that is available when your child first starts school up to the age of 18 as long as they are in full time education. If you think your child would qualify, please apply even if your child is receiving Universal Infant Free School Meals as this enables Fairfields to gain the additional Pupil Premium Funding.
To apply please go to WNC Free School Meals
Our catering partner is Kingswood Catering. All meals need to be booked via their website: www.kingswoodcatering.co.uk Please see our guides below on how to register and book meals. If you need any support with this, you can contact Kingswood directly on 01536 201203 or email
Meals need to be ordered by midnight on Wednesday a week in advance.
If your child requires a specialist medical diet, please contact Kingswood Catering directly.
We participate in the ‘Free Fruit for Schools’ initiative which provides a healthy snack for children in Reception to Year 2.
We ask parents to provide their child with a healthy snack to bring to school each day.
Free School Milk
Childen in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitiled to free school milk. This is offered in school at snack times. School milk provides your child with essential nutrients such as calcium and protein, for strong, healthy teeth and bones. It is also rehydrating and energy boosting, helping to bridge the long gap between breakfast and lunch so children stay focused.