Royston Road, Cudworth, Barnsley, S72 8AA

01226 719700

Cherry Dale Primary School

Learn Together, Grow Together, Succeed Together

School Meals and Milk

Milk is provided free of charge each day for pupils who are either under 5 years old or in receipt of free school meals.

School meals are provided by ISS and cost £2.66 per day unless your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 where all children can receive free school meals.

At lunchtime, there is always a delicious hot meal including chicken, beef, turkey and fish; fresh vegetables and a vegetarian option. All our menus meet the government food guidelines.

Water bottles

Plastic water bottles may be brought to school to re-hydrate during lesson time and can be filled from the school water taps. For safety reasons, glass bottles or cans of drink must not be brought to school.

Free School Meals

Some families may be entitled to free school meals if they receive any 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 from NASS (National Asylum Support Service) under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
  • Working Tax Credit run on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

To find out if you are entitled to free school meals, please download and complete a Pupil Premium form or apply online or alternatively ask at the school office or and we will apply on your behalf.

If you need help with your application, please ask at the school office.

School Meal Payment

Parents must pay cash in advance for school meals. Payments can be made via the school office weekly. 

Please see our Debt Policy for full information regarding paying for school meals.