School Lunches

School Dinner Menu's - Caerphilly Catering

A two course set main meal for a primary school child is £2.10. All catering is run by Caerphilly Catering on site at school.

All school meals are to be paid for through our cashless system UPay. For more information on how to set this up please contact the school office on crmpa@caerphilly.gov.uk.

Our New Menus from Monday 20th September 2021

Schedule of Weeks

Here you can see which menu is being served each week


Menu's week 1 to 3 are displayed below ...

Schedule of Menu Week Numbers Issue 4 - Sept 2021 ENGLISH.pdf

School Menu's Weeks 1 - 3

Pupils Menu Template Week 1 - Sept 2018 I-2 - A3 ENGLISH.pdf

Week 1

Pupils Menu Template Week 2 - Sept 2021 I-3 - A3 ENGLISH.pdf

Week 2

Pupils Menu Template Week 3 - Sept 2018 I-2 - A3 ENGLISH.pdf

Week 3

Free School Meals

Are you eligible for Free School Meals?

Free school meals are available to eligible pupils who attend school full-time. This includes:

  • Younger children who attend nursery for full days

  • Sixth form school pupils


Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

  • Income Support

  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • Guarantee element of Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)

  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

  • to 31 March 2019, Universal Credit – This was done as a temporary measure, pending the development of new eligibility criteria

  • from 1 April 2019, Universal Credit - provided your household has an annualised net earned income (Net earned income is defined as household income after taxes and deductions. It does not include income from Universal Credit or other benefits) of no more than £7,400 ( as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)


If your children receive Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support or Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance in their own right, they could also be able to receive free school meals.

For children/young people to be eligible to receive free school meals:

  • you, as a parent, or your child, must receive the relevant benefit or support payment

  • you should have submitted an application for free school meals to the local authority (or an application should have been submitted on your behalf)

  • the application should have been approved by the local authority, or documents should have been seen by the local authority which strongly indicate your child is eligible.

Packed Lunches

Guidance on what to include in lunchboxes for school

210901 Healthy Drinks in Primary Schools - Information for Parents and Carers (WLGA).pdf
210901 Healthy Snacks in Primary Schools - Information for Parents and Carers (WLGA).pdf
Healthy Lunch Box Info. for parents-carers Healthy Schools E.pdf

Bringing lunches into school during COVID-19

Public Health Packed Lunch (Wales) A4 (Sept'19) ENGLISH.pdf

Healthy Packed Lunch - Nutrition for Life

Change for Life Lunchbox Leaflet.pdf

Change 4 Life - Make Lunchboxes Healthier

Handy Lunchbox Recipes

1. CRUNCHY COLESLAW.pdf

Crunchy Coleslaw

2. BASIC TOMATO SALSA.pdf

Tomato Salsa

3. CHEESE AND HERB SCONES.pdf

Cheese & Herb Scones

4. EASY PIZZAS.pdf

Easy Pizzas

5. FRUIT & SAVOURY MUFFINS.pdf

Fruit or Savoury Muffins

6. FRUIT CRUMBLE FLAPJACKS .pdf

Fruit Crumble Flapjacks

7. FRUITY CHEESECAKE POTS.pdf

Fruity Cheesecake Pots

8. HEALTHY WRAPS.pdf

Healthy Wraps

9. HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS.pdf

Homemade Tortilla Chips

10. ME SIZE PIZZAS (IN A BAG).pdf

"Me" Size Pizzas

11. RAINBOW COUSCOUS SALAD.pdf

Rainbow Couscous Salad

12. SUNSHINE PASTA SALAD.pdf

Sunshine Pasta Salad