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School meals

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Our catering team provides school meals to 31 schools in Middlesbrough, including nursery, primary, secondary, and special schools. Our meals are healthy and nutritious (and delicious), and always meet national school food standards. We understand the importance of a balanced diet and giving children the nutrients they need for healthy growth.

We can make meals to cater for all special dietary needs. If your child has any dietary requirements, please contact their school directly. We will then arrange a meeting to discuss their needs.

School meal prices

Nursery and primary school meals - £2.15 per day

Secondary school meals - £2.25 per day

Free school meals

Schools in Middlesbrough offer free school meals to children whose parents are getting certain benefits. To find out if your child is eligible for free school meals, call 01642 726541 or visit the free school meals page.

Our menus

All of our food is freshly cooked and prepared daily by our experienced team members.

Some schools have special dietary needs or soft food options. Please check with the school directly about a menu which includes these options.

Primary school meals

Our menus run on a 4-week cycle - you can see the menus for:

Primary school timetable

Week 1 menu - week beginning: 5 September, 3 October, 31 October

Week 2 menu - week beginning: 12 September, 10 October

Week 3 menu - week beginning: 19 September, 17 October

Week 4 menu - week beginning: 26 September, 24 October

Secondary school meals

We offer a wide variety of tasty options for secondary school meals, all of which meet government food standards. Options include a daily two-course lunch, pasta bar, sandwich / sub deli bar, filled jacket potatoes, and salad.

Each school’s menu is different, so please contact your child’s school to find out more.

Benefits of a school meal

  • A freshly-prepared nutritious meal, with a variety of different options.
  • Children learn to eat correctly with a knife and fork.
  • A social opportunity to eat with others.
  • Research shows a well-balanced meal at lunchtime improves concentration during the afternoon.
  • You know your child is enjoying a good meal, which is excellent value for money.

Middlesbrough school meals mascot

Meet Terry the Tomato, our school meals mascot!

Terry was designed by a student from Pallister Park Primary School, and is here to send positive messages about healthy eating.

Terry the Tomato logo