Lunchtime is a wonderful time for children to relax together and enjoy a tasty, cooked meal. All meals are cooked on the premises in our recently refurbished kitchen by school catering staff. At morning break we offer fruit to everyone, along with milk or water. Children staying after school are given a sandwich, cake, or treat to provide additional energy at the end of the day.

Nursery Meals

Our Nursery and Reception pupils are served a two course hot meal at their tables. There is a reduced choice to these year groups as they often find the choice overwhelming.

Children learn to sit together, use a knife, fork, and spoon and to take turns.

Prep School Meals

School meals are provided in the Dining Hall. Children are offered a choice between two hot meals, one being vegetarian, or a jacket potato based meal each day. In addition, there is a salad bar and a choice of sandwiches. There is a daily dessert or the option of fresh fruit and yogurt.

Children are taught the importance of choosing a balanced meal and we monitor this to ensure they are not selecting unsuitable combinations. Staff sit with the children and emphasise the importance of table manners and good conversation at meal times.

Catering Provider – Thomas Franks

At the start of the Summer Term 2022 we welcomed Thomas Franks as our new catering partner. Visit our latest news story here to read all about this exciting partnership.

Thomas Franks form an integral part of King’s catering provision across the Foundation, covering our everyday dining needs, but also extending to hospitality.


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