School Lunches & School Milk

We are very lucky at St. Mary’s to have delicious and nutritious meals prepared on site by  a highly experienced catering team.

Our school meals provider from 28th June 2021 is Alliance in Partnership (AiP) who are a privately owned catering company under the Sodexo umbrella who cater exclusively for school meals.

AiP use fresh, high quality and locally sourced ingredients that the children enjoy. With exception of adjustments made due to the pandemic, every day there will be a hot meal, vegetarian option, jacket potato and salad cart and all the meals are homemade and cooked on site daily. 

All children, who are in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2, will still be entitled to receive a daily free school meal. For children in Year 3, 4, 5 and 6, the price of a school dinner from 1st September 2023 £2.41per day or £12.05 per week.

All meals can be ordered through Schools United Food online system, please click here.

Alternatively children may bring their own packed lunch to school and are encouraged to provide food in line with our healthy eating aims. Please remember we are a nut free school.


Welcome letter to parents from AiP

AiP information for parents

Summer/Autumn Menu 2023


SFU Ordering System

School Milk

All reception children under the age of 5 are entitled to a free carton of milk daily. Once your child reaches their 5th birthday, the school milk service are able to offer a scheme where you can pay for your child to continue to receive daily milk. All orders should be placed directly with the school milk service using the details in the letter below:

School Milk Over 5's 2023/2024