Tel: 01642 817713 Head Teacher: Mrs S Thorpe Email: SEND Coordinator: Mrs N Watson & Mrs V Wales Chair of Governors: Mrs L Green

Whinneybanks Primary School

School Meals

We operate a cafeteria system with a choice of healthy school menus.

School meals are £2.40 per day and are paid in advance via ParentPay.

Changes to a child’s meal arrangement can only be made at the start of each half term. A form is available at the School Office.

Sample Menus

Please note our menus are under continuous review, a sample is below: 

Primary Schools Week One

Primary Schools Week Two

Free School Meals:

Families who receive certain benefits may be eligible for free school meals.  Your child is eligible for free school meals if you’re in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400.
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190

If you are currently getting Working Tax Credit, or your partner is getting Working To check if your child is eligible, we need information about you and your child.   Please complete this form and return it to school.

CLICK HERE  to access the Application Form for Free School Meals.

Free school meals for Key Stage One children

All children in Key Stage One (Reception, Year 1 and year 2) are entitled to free school meals. You will get additional support if you are receiving one of the benefits above if you CLICK HERE and complete an Application Form.

Packed Lunches

Children may bring packed lunches to school. Children who do so should not bring hot or fizzy drinks or hot soup, nuts or drinks in glass bottles or cans.

Please note: If you put grapes into your child’s packed lunch please make sure they are cut in half. Please do not send whole grapes.


Whinneybanks Primary School Tower Clock

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Parents and Guardians – do not forget to register on Parent Pay website and the School Gateway app