Lunchtime is a very important part of the whole school day but it isn't just about the food they eat. Children also learn how to behave in a dining area, how to interact with their friends and try foods they might not have at home.


Our school caterers Mellors cook school dinners daily in our school kitchens using fresh, local produce to provide a healthy and delicious range of dishes.

New 2020 Menu


As of Monday 24th February, the school office will not be able to take cash payments. You will need to use ParentPay for paying for your child’s school dinners, school trips, activities and to book places for school events and performances. Dinner money will remain at the below prices.


Primary School - £2.30 (£11.50 per week)

High School - £2.45 (£12.25 per week)


Weekly menus provided by Mellors Catering Services have been planned to offer choice and variety for your child. We provide hot specials of the day, supported by fresh vegetables or salad, a vegetarian choice, hot and cold desserts, snacks and sandwiches. We are continuously working to provide the variety of food your child wants to see. Your on-site catering team welcome any suggestions you may have regarding menu choices.


Click here to visit Mellors Catering website and to find out more about the services they provide.


Special diets are a very important part of our catering provision in schools. Please find below the Special diet procedures information and Parent packs. Allergen procedures are essential to ensure the needs of each individual pupil can be safely met. 

Special Diet Procedure

Special Diet Procedure (Parent pack)


Parents claiming some benefits can claim free school meals for their children who are registered at a Staffordshire school and who would normally be at school at lunch time. Even if you don't want your children to have the meals, claiming them helps their school.


Who can get free school meals?

You can claim free school meals for your children if you are in receipt of any of these:

  • Income Support

  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance

  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance

  • Child Tax Credit but not Working Tax Credit and the household income is not more than £16,190. Please note: anyone receiving Working Tax Credit, or if you have a partner and they receive it, regardless of Income, you will not qualify the Guarantee element of State Pension Credit (from 30th April 2005)

  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999


*We are listed under ‘T’ for 'The Fountains Primary/High School


If applying by post, please send the attached completed form to Free School Meals, Staffordshire County Council, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2DH.


Further Information and an application form can be found below:

Bitham Lane, Stretton, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0HB

Primary School

Head of School: Nicola Price

t: 01283 247600


High School

Head of School: Gareth Allen

t: 01283 247580



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