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Principals Catering

We are delighted to announce that Principals Catering have been awarded the catering contract at Chartham Primary School, starting from January 2017.


As part of this new contract there are a few minor changes and one of these is that the management of the collection and reconciliation of the dinner money becomes the responsibility of Principals.


The cost of the meals for the academic year 2017/18 is £2.25 per day. Naturally as all meals for Key stage 1 pupils is to be government funded this does not apply for pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.


Please ensure that if you pay for your child's lunch that this is done in advance, either daily, weekly or termly via our online payments. Please visit their website at:  


We very much look forward to your children enjoying the meals Principals provide. Please visit their website for information about Principals, their ethos, where their food comes from and much, much more.

Principals Spring/Summer Menu 2018

If your child is in Year R, 1 or 2, they are entitled to a Universal Infant Free School Meal. However, if you receive certain benefits we can also get some additional money to support your child's learning if you register for a free school meal.


For more information either speak to the School Office or apply online.


To claim for a free school meal you must receive one of these benefits to qualify:


> Income Support

> Income Based Jobseekers Allowance

> Child Tax Credit (not including working tax credit) if the household income is below £16,100

> Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit

> An Income Related Employment & Support Allowance

> Support Under Part VI Of The Immigration & Asylum Act 1999 If You Are An Asylum Seeker


You may be asked for proof of benefit after you apply.


If you feel you are entitled to claim for this, please click on the link below: