Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


The School Kitchen

The school has its own kitchen where fresh meals are cooked daily. The kitchen manager sources food from local suppliers including Wares Butchers and Zanadu Greengrocers in Torrington.

The cost of a hot 2 course school dinner is £2.30.   

Payment for school dinners is online using ParentMail.  


School Menu

 Menu Autumn 2017

Free School Meals

Your child is entitled to Free School Meals if you are in receipt of:

  • Income Support
  • Employment and support allowance (income related)
  • Child tax credit without working tax credit with an annual income of less than £16190
  • Income based jobseekers allowance
  • Guaranteed element of the state pension credit
  • Support under Part VI of the immigration and asylum act 1999

You can apply on line at: or ask in the school office for a form.

Food Standards from January 2015

 Our menu meets the new food standards.  These include:

  • 1 or more portions of vegetables or salad as an accompaniment every day

  • at least 3 different fruits, and 3 different vegetables each week

  • an emphasis on wholegrain foods in place of refined carbohydrates

  • an emphasis on making water the drink of choice:no more than 2 portions a week of food that has been deep    fried, batter coated, or breadcrumb coated

    • limiting fruit juice portions to 150mls

    • restricting the amount of added sugars or honey in other drinks to 5%

  • no more than 2 portions of food which include pastry each week