A guide to school meals

  1. A guide to school meals
  2. Nutrition
  3. Free school meals for all reception aged children
  4. Costs (You are here)


Primary and special 

If your child is in a primary or special school in Rotherham the cost of a school meal is £2.05 per day.

If you have been notified of entitlement to free school meals then just let your school administration team know your child requires a free school meal. 


If your child is in a secondary school in Rotherham they can buy a two course meal for £2.25 each day. School meals in secondary schools are delivered using a cafeteria service where each item is priced individually.

If you qualify for free school meals your son/daughter will be able to receive their meal every day without other students being aware. The cashless systems operating at secondary schools automatically provides a cash credit every day to all qualifying students.

Find out about free school meals

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