School lunch in primary school

Free School Lunches For All P1-P3 Pupils

From the start of term on 5th January 2015, all P1-P3 pupils in Scotland are able to access Free School Meals. There is no need to fill out any paperwork, all P1-P3 pupils are automatically eligible. If you have any questions about this development, please contact your school.

Primary School Lunches

The cost of the school lunch is £2.00 for session 2017/2018. 
This will include a soup and a main meal or a main meal and a dessert.  Either hot vegetables, salad or a portion of fruit is included with the price or each meal along with a drink.

Drinks available

  • A choice of plain and flavoured semi-skimmed milk
  • Bottled water
  • Aqua drinks, 50% fruit juice and natural mineral water
  • Fresh drinking water available daily, at no charge

Every day items

  • A selection of fresh fruit
  • Hot vegetables
  • Salad
  • Yogurts
  • Free bread
  • Homebaking available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Food information

  • We use reduced sugar and salt beans
  • Our beef burgers are especially formulated so they are reduced in fat and salt
  • The fish fingers, salmon nibbles and chicken burgers that we use are all coated in non fried crumbs
  • Our suppliers cannot guarantee their products are 100% nut free
  • Vegetarian options can be made available on request.  However notice must be given first thing in the morning and may be limited choice
  • All items on the menu are subject to availability.  Changes to the menu may occur throughout the year, for example Theme Days and for unavoidable problems with deliveries.
  • Wherever possible we will do our best to meet special dietary requests.  These have to be made through a dietitian.  If any further information is required please use feedback link

We hope your child continues to enjoy their school lunch and would like to thank you for your continued support in sending your child for a school lunch.

Our menus comply with the requirements of The Schools (Health Promotion & Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007.

Page last updated: 3 July 2017