The school is dedicated to providing an environment that promotes healthy eating and enables students to make informed food choices. This will be achieved by the whole school approach to food provision and food education documented in the School Food policy. The policy was formulated through consultation between members of staff, governors, parents, students, and our school nurse. This school food policy is co-ordinated by Clare Malston.
The main aims of our school food policy are:
- To provide a range of healthy food choices throughout the school day and in line with the mandatory School Food Standards
- To support students to make healthy food choices and be better prepared to learn and achieve.
- To ensure a consistent approach to healthy eating across the school community including students, staff and parents/carers.
Please click the link below to read the full policy
The work we have done as a school to promote healthy lifestyles has been recognised by the Mayor of London’s Healthy Schools Gold Award which we achieved in February 2023
Our caterers offer a menu of freshly cooked meals that rotates on a three-weekly basis. There is a choice of two main meals including one vegetarian option, as well as jacket potatoes every day. Seasonal vegetables, a salad bar, fresh bread, yoghurt and fruit are available daily.
Please click the link below to see the current menu and information from the catering company, Stir.
Information about Meals at St Philip’s from Stir Catering company
Please note milk free and gluten free options are also available if required
Cost of school meals
The current cost of school meals of £2.55 per day, £12.75 per week unless you are entitled to free school meals. We would ask that all eligible parents register their children for free school meals, as in addition to the free school meals, the school receives vital funding known as Pupil Premium, which is used to raise the attainment of students.
Click here to check your eligibility for free school meals
Making Meal Choices
Choices should be made in good time with your child via IRIS ParentMail and can usually be made for a number of weeks in advance.
Our preferred method of payment is via Iris Parentmail.