School Meals

  From 29.10.2018 our dinners will be provided by Leicestershire Traded Services.

Please click this link to see the dinner menu.

 Please click here to go to the ParentPay log in page and pay for school dinners.

 

School Meals cost £2.35 per day payable weekly (£11.75) on the ParentPay website and should be paid for in advance.

If you do not have log on details for the ParentPay site please ask at the school office.

  

Our meals are cooked at Shenton Primary School and delivered to our school each day. 

Leicestershire Traded Services have their halal meat supplied by J W Young Ltd, Sheffield. Please click here to go to their website.  http://wwwhalalhmc.org/CertifiedSuppliersList.htm

Children can choose their meal each day, but the school office needs to be informed about a regular change from or to school dinners / packed lunch please.

The Government announced that from September 2014 your child will be eligible for a free school meal if they are in Foundation stage, Year 1 or Year 2. This means all children in F2 Foxes, F2 Hedgehogs, Year 1 Penguins, Year 1 Polar Bears, Year 2 Sharks and Year 2 Starfish will be able to have a free hot meal at school each day.

If you are receiving any of the following benefits you may qualify for Free School Meals for older children: 

·         Income Support

·         Income-based jobseekers Allowance

·         Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

·         Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

·         The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

·         Child Tax Credit (provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs)

·         Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

·         During the initial roll out of the benefit, Universal Credit

Please ask at the school office for a form if you think that you may qualify.

Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. It is currently paid to schools according to the number of pupils who have been:
• registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years
• been in care for 6 months or longer.

We will therefore ask parents on a regular basis to let us know if they think that they are eligible for Free School Meals/ Pupil Premium funding. 

 

 

 

Latest News
  • New School Term

    date posted: 22/08/21

    School opens for all children in Years 1 to 6 on WEDNESDAY 25th August. F2 start on Thursday 26th August for either morning or afternoon sessions. Please contact school if you are not sure when your child starts. F1 start in groups on Tuesday 31st August, Tuesday 7th August or Monday 13th August.

  • Half Term

    date posted: 28/05/21

    We have had a busy half term in school. I hope everyone has a good rest over half term. School opens on Monday 7th June.

  • Space Day

    date posted: 26/04/21

    We had a fantastic day on Friday. The space costumes were amazing and the children had a lovely day making rockets and taking part in other space themed activities. We have raised a lot of money for LOROS. Look out for further information. Thank you for your incredible generosity.

  • School Opening

    date posted: 28/02/21

    School is open for ALL children on Monday 8th March.

  • School open

    date posted: 25/01/21

    School will reopen on Tuesday 26th for the children who were attending.

  • Snow Closure

    date posted: 24/01/21

    Due to heavy snow and icy conditions, school is closed to ALL children on Monday 25th January.

  • School Closure

    date posted: 12/01/21

    School is now closed apart from for vulnerable children and the children of key workers.

  • Christmas Holiday

    date posted: 18/12/20

    Thank you for your support over the last term. Have a lovely holiday. All the children start back at school on TUESDAY 5th JANUARY 2021.

  • Fund Raising

    date posted: 20/11/20

    Thank you to everyone for your generous contributions to our Children in Need fund raising day. We have raised £1166 which is absolutely amazing. Thank you for your support. The children had a lovely day.

  • Attenborough Learning Trust

    date posted: 01/11/20

    The Attenborough Learning Trust are holding a Virtual Open Meeting on Wednesday 4th November 2020 from 5.00 – 5.45 pm and the public are welcome to attend.  If you would like to attend the meeting please contact info@attenboroughlearningtrust.org.uk and a Microsoft Teams invitation will be sent to you.

     

  • First Week Back

    date posted: 05/09/20

    Thank you to all the staff, children and parents for helping us have a fantastic first week back at school. It has been lovely to see everyone again.

  • School Opening

    date posted: 19/08/20

    We are looking forward to opening for children on Tuesday 1st September. The updated Covid-19 Risk Assessment is available to view in Information/Policies.

    https://www.sparkenhoe.leicester.sch.uk/information/policies

  • School Closed

    date posted: 16/07/20

    School is now closed for the summer holiday. We open on Tuesday 1st September 2020.

  • School Closure

    date posted: 03/07/20

    School is now closed for all children apart from vulnerable children and the children of key workers.

  • Risk Assessment

    date posted: 04/06/20

    The Coronavirus risk assessment is available to view in Information/Policies. Or click here.

  • Information

    date posted: 19/04/20

    For support, advice and information about free school meals see COVID-19 support section in the PARENT tab.

    For home learning activities see the HOME LEARNING section in the PARENT tab.

  • Information: Key Workers

    date posted: 19/04/20

    We are open only for children whose parents are key workers.

    Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.

  • School Closure March

    date posted: 20/03/20

    It is with great sadness that we are closing today for most children. Thank you for all your support and kindness. Keep safe and we look forward to the time when we can open again.

  • Key Workers

    date posted: 20/03/20

    Please follow this link for guidance about who key workers are. If you think this is you please email the school office. Thank you.

  • Coronavirus

    date posted: 15/03/20

    All parents should have received letters from us about the latest guidance. Click on the link to read this and for further guidance from Public Heath England.

    Letter from school

    Coronavirus advice for educational settings

    Other information is available from both Public Health England and NHS websites.

  • PGL Residential

    date posted: 27/02/20

    The children had an amazing time at Caythorpes before the half term holiday, even though it was cold, wet and windy at times. The children had a go at so many new experiences such as quad bikes, climbing, zip wire, trapeze, trapeze and aero ball to name a few.

  • Letter Of Congratulations

    date posted: 27/02/20

    We received a lovely letter from our local MP, John Ashworth, to congratulate us on our Key Stage 2 results. Click here to read the letter.

  • School Starts

    date posted: 08/01/20
    School starts on Tuesday 7th January. We are all looking forward to another exciting term.
  • End of Term

    date posted: 20/12/19
    We've had a lovely end to the Autumn term with wonderful parties, pantomime visits and concerts. We hope everyone has a lovely holiday and we'll see you on Tuesday 7th January.
  • Half term

    date posted: 11/10/19
    School closes for half term on Friday 11th October. We look forward to seeing you all on Monday 21st October.