Nourish -Free School Meals

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Nourish -Free School Meals

Type of service:
Advice And Support
Address:
8-10 The Lakes, Northamptonshire County Council, John Dryden House, Northampton, NN4 7YD
Telephone number:
01604 237288
Mobile number:
N/A
Service description:
Free School Meals is part of Northamptonshire County Council, Children and Young People's Service.
Nourish is a small local company and provides a “hand on approach” they are always available to provide information and support to both the parents and the school. They really will go that “extra mile” to ensure that an excellent service is provided.
All of the menus are based on fresh food that use less fat, less salt and less sugar. Each day there is a choice of two hot homemade dishes, of which one is vegetarian. All menus are well balanced with protein, carbohydrate, vegetables and salad followed by a choice of homemade desserts. The menus are prepared in compliance with School Food Trust Nutrient Standards.

Nourish aim to make the most of local, seasonal produce. The meat and seasonal fruit are sourced from Kent. The menus change according to the seasons, offering Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer.
Recent research has shown that a good healthy meal at lunchtime can help improve children’s attention and responses during afternoon lessons.
Free School Meals are available for any eligible child who attends school on a full-time basis. This includes nursery children who attend full days and also school sixth form students.
Meals are not available for students in further education.
Your child will be eligible for Free School Meals if you or your partner receive either:
Income Support
Income based Job Seekers Allowance
Child Tax Credit, with no element of Working Tax Credit*, and a household income below £16,190 (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs)
National Asylum Seekers Support
Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit
Income Related Employment and Support Allowance


Cost:
Free
Age range:
5 years - 18 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 12:00 - 16:30
Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Additional information:
N/A
Eligibility criteria:
Referral route:
  • Self Referral
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