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Catering in schools

In Bexley, the majority of primary schools have opted to be included within a centrally managed school meals contract.

This contract is currently awarded until July 2015 to Harrison Catering Services and is monitored by Facilities Services.

The catering within secondary schools in the borough is provided by caterers chosen by each school. Please contact your child's headteacher if you have any queries or concerns regarding the catering service provided in a secondary school.

Bexley's primary school menu is approved by a qualified nutritionist and complies with the Government's food-based and nutritional standards for school lunches. Harrison use good quality fresh ingredients and cook food on site wherever possible to ensure that your child can choose a tasty, healthy and nutritious meal at lunchtime. The menu operates on a 3-week cycle and offers a choice of items including a vegetarian option for children to select from. Arrangements can be made for children requiring special diets for religious or health reasons. Please contact your child's headteacher or Harrison Catering Services on 01689 892542.

The current price of a primary school meal for schools within Bexley's central school meals contract is £2.25 per day. Free school meals are available to families in receipt of certain benefits. Details of how to apply can be obtained by phoning 020 8303 7777.

If you have a query about the quality or content of school meals, please contact your child's school or Facilities Services.

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