School Dinners and School Trips
School Dinners are £2.70 per day or £13.50 per week
Each pupil has their own 10 digit school meals reference number, please contact the school to request this number.
RCT Catering Services provide a tasty and nutritious menu to all primary schools within Rhondda Cynon Taf. They offer a 2 week menu of hot dishes, along with a daily salad bar, a baguette/sandwich menu and a jacket potato option. Meals include a drink and a dessert. All schools offer unlimited wholemeal bread and, in addition to the dessert of the day, there is also a limited choice of frozen yoghurt, cheese and crackers or fresh fruit daily. Vegetarian, vegan and medical diets can also be catered for.
Phased Rollout of Universal Primary Free School Meals
In September 2022, the rollout of Universal Primary Free School Meals (UPFSM) across Wales began, starting with learners in Reception. The policy is part of the Co-operation Agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru, which will see free school meals extended to all primary school learners over the next two years.
Following the successful roll-out of UPFSM to Reception, Year 1 and eligible Nursery age pupils in Rhondda Cynon Taf the next phase is to commence from 1st April 2023, where the offer will be extended to include all Year 2 pupils and eligible Nursery pupils.
Eligible Nursery pupils are those who attend local authority* Nursery provision on a full-time basis (morning and afternoon sessions) in accordance with the Councils admissions policy: - ·
All pupils aged 4 years, between 1st September 2022 and 31st December 2022, will be eligible for a free school meal from January 2023. ·
All pupils aged 4 years, between 1st January 2023 and 31st March 2023, will be eligible for a free school meal from April 2023. ·
All pupils aged 4 years, between 1st April 2023 and 31st August 2023, will be eligible for a free school meal from September 2023.