Dunstone Primary School

"Making every day count; growing and achieving together."

School Meals and Packed Lunches


At Dunstone our school meals are prepared on the school premises by our school cook, Rose Shepherd, and her catering team.

A copy of the school menu is sent out at the beginning of each term. If you need a copy it can also be found at http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/schoolsandeducation/schoolmeals

 We aim to provide a varied, balanced meal with a choice of four main courses including vegetables and a self-service salad bar. Yoghurt or fruit and a sweet are also available each day. A drink of milk, pure fruit juice and squash are provide for the children with their meal.

Payment for a school meal in Keystage 2 (Beech, Sycamore, Ash and Oak Class)  will be £2.00 per meal per day .   Payment is required through "Teachers to Parents" School Money system at www.schoolmoney.co.uk . Parents can pay online or at a Pay Point - please contact the office for further details. PLEASE NOTE THE SCHOOL OFFICE NO LONGER COLLECTS CASH PAYMENTS.  

Since September 2014 all pupils in Keystage 1 (Willow, Rowan and Elm Class) are provided with a free cooked school lunch.  These meals are healthy and tasty and we encourage parents to take advantage of this new initiative which saves them £10 a week, the equivalent of £380 a year.

For information and guidelines on Packed Lunches click the Plymouth City Council link - Packed Lunches
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 If you think you may be eligible for free school meals check the criteria at Free School Meals. Please note that the school receives additional funding for children who are entitled to free school meals whether they are taken or not, so please talk to us if this applies to you.