School Meals

School Meals


Olive Dining are the new caterers supplying healthy, nutritional meals at lunchtime at Hartley Primary Academy.

What are the benefits of a school meal?

Olive Dining:

  • offer a choice of freshly cooked main meals and a selection of desserts every day.
  • in addition to the main course and dessert,ensure that there is a selection of vegetables, salad, fresh fruit, home cooked French bread and water.
  • are able to cater for specific diets that are required for religious, cultural or medical reasons.
  • will discuss menus to cater specific needs.
  • provide a vegetarian option every day.
  • ensure all meals are prepared by local, helpful and friendly staff who ensure that the children select a healthy and balanced lunch.
  • allow you to enjoy the benefit of someone else planning and preparing a balanced lunch for your child saving you the worry of preparing a packed meal every day.

From September 2019, the cost of school meals is £2.35 per day, £11.75 per week. Cheques should be made payable to Olive Dining. School meals are to be paid for on Monday mornings in advance of the week ahead or can be paid to cover a whole term. The cash/cheque must be placed in a clearly marked envelope addressed ‘School Meal’ with your child’s name and class. Please can we ask for at least one week’s notice if you would like your child to swap from packed lunches to school meals, thank you.

The termly cost for school dinners for the 2019/20 academic year:

Term 1 is £82.25
Term 2 is £82.25
Term 3 is £68.15
Term 4 is £70.50
Term 5 is £56.40
Term 6 is £82.25


Do you know…

That if you or your partner receive:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit and have a family income below £16,190

…you may be eligible for A FREE SCHOOL MEAL?

For further details regarding any matter relating to your child’s school meal service contact the School Office.

Menu for 2019/20 Academic Year

Spring Menu Week 1

Spring Menu Week 2

Spring Menu Week 3