Free School Meals

Free school meals allowance is £2.30. Parents will need to top up their child’s dinner money balance should they wish to purchase items over and above this amount.

The quickest and easiest way to apply for free school meals is to click the button below where you can apply online via the Devon County Council Citizen Portal.  Alternatively, call the Education Helpline on 0345 155 1019.


How can I top up or check my child’s dinner money balance? Log onto the My Child at School Portal or App.

Can I restrict what my child buys? You can specify if you would like to restrict your child from buying drinks, or specify no snacks.  Please contact the school office to discuss your choices.

Can I restrict what my child spends? You can specify a daily spending limit that you would like your child not to exceed.  Please contact the school office to discuss this.

Where can you eat Packed Lunch?  If you bring a packed lunch from home you can eat it in an outdoor area or in the canteen dining area.

Free Breakfast: 08:00 – 08:30. Served from the Fast Food area of our Canteen we offer hot chocolate and toast free of charge for all students.

Breakfast: 8.15 – 8.45am.  Served from the main Canteen we serve a selection of cereals, porridge, granola, toast, bacon rolls, yogurt and fresh fruit. with daily specials such as breakfast muffins, smoothies and American pancakes.

Morning Break: 10.20 – 10.40am. Snacks available during Morning Break.

Lunch: 13.10 – 13.50pm. See our menu which changes every term and alternates on a two weekly basis for healthy meals and snacks in line with national requirements and guidance.

How much money will I need? Take a look at our price list.  Most people allow £2.00 to £2.50 per day for their meal. Main Meal is £1.90 eat in and £2.05 to eat out, it does not include a drink. Main meal plus a biscuit or fruit is £2.40 to eat in and £2.55 to eat out.

Drinks. Drinks are available to purchase. Water is available in the Canteen and from water dispensers around the school. Squash is provided free of charge at lunchtime.

At Park we have four choices for somewhere to eat: