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School Meals

At Bowes Primary School, we provide nutritious, healthy food, which we serve in an environment that promotes social interaction between the children.

The current cost for a school meal in KS2 is £2.57 per day or £12.85 per week which is payable via The Pantry at

Since September 2014, all pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have been offered a school meal at no cost to the parent or guardian. 

For more information about our school meals provider, The Pantry, including ordering your child's lunch option please visit You can also contact The Pantry at

Our current school meals menu is available to download below (provided by The Pantry). 

Free School Meals

You are entitled to free school meals if you are receiving one of the following:

  • Income support
  • Income based Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance (IR)
  • Supported under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Child Tax Credit, provided that your annual income is less than £16,190
  • The guarantee element of State Pension Credit

Please note those receiving Working Tax Credit cannot apply.

If you would like to apply for free school meals the form is attached, you will need to take it with your proof of entitlement to Pupil Benefits at the Civic Centre, Enfield.