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Lunch Information



School meals cost:
£2.30 per day/£11.50 per week 
Infant School Children (Years R, 1 and 2) will receive a free school meal due to

the Government's initiative 'Universal Infant Free School Meals'



Payment for children in Years 3-6 must be made in advance, online by using the
School Gateway (our preferred method of payment is Instant Bank Transfer).

To register or make a payment, log in here:

If you believe you may be entitled to Free School Meals, or if you just wish to check -
please speak to our FLO (Family Liaison Officer) for the relevant forms & information.
A two-week menu is displayed on the website, and is circulated by email.
It offers a tasty, wholesome alternative to a packed lunch.


Vegetarian menu available to our vegetarian pupils


Week beginning Monday 18 July 2022



Shepherds Pie

 Cheese and Potato Pie




50/50 bread


Pear cake



fresh fruit



Chicken nuggets

Jacket potato with tuna or cheese


Diced potatoes

Mixed vegetables


Freshly baked bread


Chocolate or butterscotch whip



fresh fruit



Roast gammon

Cauliflower Cheese

Vegetable sausages



Roast potatoes

Carrots, cauliflower


50/50 bread


Chocolate, strawberry ice cream



fresh fruit



Mince beef and onion pie

cheese filled pasta with tomato sauce


creamed potatoes

mixed vegetables


wholemeal bread


banana muffin cake



fresh fruit



Fish fingers

Quorn dippers





freshly baked bread


Lemon drizzle cake



fresh fruit




Week beginning 25 July 2022








14 Allergens


The way allergens are labelled on prepacked foods is changing because of new regulations.


The Food Information Regulation, which came into force in December 2014, introduces a requirement that food businesses must provide information about the allergenic ingredients used in any food they sell or provide.


There are 14 major allergens which need to be mentioned (either on a label or through provided information such as menus) when they are used as ingredients in a food.


Here are the allergens, and some examples of where they can be found:



This includes celery stalks, leaves, seeds and the root called celeriac. You can find celery in celery salt, salads, some meat products, soups and stock cubes.


Cereals containing gluten

Wheat (such as spelt and Khorasan wheat/Kamut), rye, barley and oats is often found in foods containing flour, such as some types of baking powder, batter, breadcrumbs, bread, cakes, couscous, meat products, pasta, pastry, sauces, soups and fried foods which are dusted with flour.



Crabs, lobster, prawns and scampi are crustaceans. Shrimp paste, often used in Thai and south-east Asian curries or salads, is an ingredient to look out for.



Eggs are often found in cakes, some meat products, mayonnaise, mousses, pasta, quiche, sauces and pastries or foods brushed or glazed with egg.



You will find this in some fish sauces, pizzas, relishes, salad dressings, stock cubes and Worcestershire sauce.



Lupin is a flower, but it’s also found in flour. Lupin flour and seeds can be used in some types of bread, pastries and even in pasta.



Milk is a common ingredient in butter, cheese, cream, milk powders and yoghurt. It can also be found in foods brushed or glazed with milk, and in powdered soups and sauces.



These include mussels, land snails, squid and whelks, but can also be commonly found in oyster sauce or as an ingredient in fish stews



Liquid mustard, mustard powder and mustard seeds fall into this category. This ingredient can also be found in breads, curries, marinades, meat products, salad dressings, sauces and soups.



Not to be mistaken with peanuts (which are actually a legume and grow underground), this ingredient refers to nuts which grow on trees, like cashew nuts, almonds and hazelnuts. You can find nuts in breads, biscuits, crackers, desserts, nut powders (often used in Asian curries), stir-fried dishes, ice cream, marzipan (almond paste), nut oils and sauces.



Peanuts are actually a legume and grow underground, which is why it’s sometimes called a groundnut. Peanuts are often used as an ingredient in biscuits, cakes, curries, desserts, sauces (such as satay sauce), as well as in groundnut oil and peanut flour.


Sesame seeds

These seeds can often be found in bread (sprinkled on hamburger buns for example), breadsticks, houmous, sesame oil and tahini. They are sometimes toasted and used in salads.



Often found in bean curd, edamame beans, miso paste, textured soya protein, soya flour or tofu, soya is a staple ingredient in oriental food. It can also be found in desserts, ice cream, meat products, sauces and vegetarian products.


Sulphur dioxide (sometimes known as sulphites)

This is an ingredient often used in dried fruit such as raisins, dried apricots and prunes. You might also find it in meat products, soft drinks, vegetables as well as in wine and beer. If you have asthma, you have a higher risk of developing a reaction to sulphur dioxide.


If you have any concerns regarding the above allergens and the school menu please contact the School Kitchen.

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  • Halfway Houses Primary SchoolDanley Road, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey,Kent, ME12 3AP

  • 01795 662875