Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


School lunches

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

Payment for school dinners should be made online using the school shop in ParentMail.  If you do not have a ParentMail account please ask in the school office.

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 receive Universal Infant Free School Meals.  There is no need to register for this.

School Menu

Menu for 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

Packed Lunch

Children are welcome to bring a packed lunch. No fizzy drinks or glass bottles please. We ask that chocolate, sweets and nuts are not part of the packed lunch.

Morning Break

Children in KS1 are provided with free fruit at lunchtime. Children in Key Stage 2 are encouraged to bring a piece of fruit to eat during break.

Children in the Nursery and Reception receive free milk at morning break.  Milk is available for all other children at a cost of 20p per day – payable in advance for each half term.