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Castle School

Castle School

School Meals

School meals are prepared on site by our Catering Team.  Our Catering Manager is able to supply meals for those learners who have specific dietary or health requirements, or religious belief reasons. The current school menu is available for download at the bottom of this page. 

If your child is in reception year 1 or yr 2 they are entitled to a free school meals, for others ehe cost of a school meal is £2.65 (from September 2023).  This can be paid half termly, monthly or weekly. You will be able to pay for school meals electronically via the Arbor Parent Portal or the Arbor Parent App, details of which will be provided by the school office.

If you prefer to send a packed lunch for your child, please follow our healthy eating ethos and send a balanced meal. Please remember that Castle is a Nut Free school.  All food must be in a marked container.  No glass bottles or canned drinks. 

Pupils have access to drinking water throughout the day.

Free School Meals

If you believe that your child may be entitled to free school meals please follow the link below to the free school meals online application form.

Or contact the Education Welfare Benefits team on 01223 703200 or email