Stainland Road, Greetland, HX4 8LS

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admin@westvale.calderdale.sch.uk

Mr Chris Wightman

Welcome to West Vale Primary School website

School Meals

Menu

 

         

School meals are made on the premises by our catering team, led by Mrs Moore. The smell of freshly baked bread regularly wafts through the building the tempt everyone into the dining room!

What service does school offer?

  • Freshly cooked lunches

The children have a choice of taking a school meal or bring a packed lunch from home.  Meals are planning in line with nutritional standards set by the Department of Education and Skills.  Menus for this term are shown on the ‘menus’ link.  Occasionally menus may vary because fresh supplies have not been delivered.

At lunchtime the children sit in 'family' groups, with children from their house team.

The children have their own seat in the dining room - we find this makes lunchtime more settled and happy.

  • Fruit & vegetable tuck shop

During morning break- between 10.30 and 10.45am, we ask the children to make a healthy choice of snack.  No crisps or biscuits, but fresh fruit or vegetables instead.  The children can bring their own fruit from home if they wish.

  • Free milk for children in Classes 1 & 2

The school pays for milk in the lower classes.  The children still enjoy their milk so the governors felt it was important to offer this to the younger children.

  • Fruit or vegetables for classes 1 & 2 to eat on their way home

Children learn about the benefits of '5 a day' in class.  Children at West Vale Primary have a chance to have fruit at break, at lunchtime and after school - so they are well on their way to the target.

  • Constant access to fresh drinking water

Children have water bottles which they take home every day, wash, and fill with fresh water.  This gives them access to water during class.  At lunchtime, chilled fresh water is provided on the dining tables.

 

If your child has any special dietary needs, please contact Mrs Moore at school.