Menus & Free School Meals

Bacon's College is cashless and we use Parentpay for school meals.

All of our food is freshly prepared on the premises and students have a nutritious and varied menu to choose from each day.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are always available.

Click on the link below for information on applying for free school meals, and take a look at our menus.

Applying for free school meals

Free School Meals

Your child may be able to get Free School Meals if you receive any of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit - your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

How does it work?

First, check if you qualify (criteria listed above).

Registering is quick and easy, simply follow this link to make a new application

You will be required to have the following information to hand:

  • Your own name and date of birth
  • Contact details
  • National Insurance Number or National Asylum Seekers Number
  • Child's name and date of birth
  • School your child is attending/will attend.

For any queries, please email

Registering for Free School Meals will not affect any other benefits you are claiming.

Catering Menus Autumn 2023

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