Pickhill CofE VC Primary School

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Pickhill CofE VC Primary School

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For Parents and Carers

Food and Drink


We pride ourselves in supplying our children with excellent food. We feel that it is one of the most important parts of a child’s life – to eat properly. Eating a healthy diet enables a child to live life to the full and gives them a better performance all round, specifically helping with their concentration levels – which in turn affects achievement.

So we encourage all of our children to have a school dinner and we are glad to have such a high uptake of school dinners at our school. Its good to know that our children are getting a well-balanced and healthy meal.

DinnertimeOur meals are produced freshly every day in a school kitchen from only:

  • fresh meat and poultry sourced from the region;
  • fruit and vegetables sourced regionally where possible using local suppliers;
  • products free from additives associated with health problems in young children;
  • fats free from hydrogenated oils; with
  • menus that are nutritionally balanced

The cost of a school lunch is £3.50. (September 2024)

Fruit & Water

EYFS and Key Stage 1 children are provided with a piece of fruit each morning. Key Stage 2 children may bring in a healthy snack. Water is provided so that all children may have regular drinks throughout the school day.

All children who are in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a Universal Infant Free School Meal. Children in years 3 to 6 are offered the same meal at a reasonable price.  Alternatively children may bring a packed lunch. 

Payments for meals should be made on Parentpay. You will receive a letter with detail on how to set up your Parentpay account before your child starts school.

Synergy Trust Schools

About Synergy Schools

Synergy Schools is a federation of primary schools in the north of North Yorkshire. The federation was formed in September 2018 when Brompton-on-Swale and Crakehall Church of England Primary Schools successfully shared senior leadership capacity. In July 2021, the federation welcomed Leeming & Londonderry Community Primary and Pickhill Church of England Primary school into the federation.