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School Meals

Herts Catering


Our children can enjoy a variety of healthy fresh food. Lunch is prepared daily in our school kitchen by our school cooks.  Our catering supplier is Hertfordshire Catering Limited.


Herts Catering (HCL) also has a rigorous process in place to provide a safe meal service to pupils with food allergies or intolerances. If your child has a food allergy or intolerance and meets the qualifying criteria, they can offer a range of delicious and nutritious menus designed especially for your child’s medical requirement. The on-line account system takes just minutes to create and complete and is really easy to use. You will need at hand:


  • Your child’s school details including class name
  • Medical evidence of your child’s medical requirements
  • Electronic Passport style photograph (which you will need to upload on to our system)


To apply, simply go to  Once you have created your account you will be able to easily update the school and HCL with any changes to your child’s dietary needs in the future and will automatically receive new menus when they change (twice yearly).


If you need any further support please see the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ section of the HCL Special Diets website or alternatively you can email


School Grid


Working in partnership with Herts Catering (HCL), our school now offers the School Grid lunch ordering system. Menus can be viewed and lunches can be pre-ordered by the parent and child together at home. All lunch options including vegetarian options will be displayed.


Please see the attached information leaflet which contains further information about School Grid.


If you have not already signed up, please then contact the school office on for a password re-set.