School Meals

The school kitchen is ran by Mrs Slattery, our school cook, along with her team. They are an excellent team and work hard to make sure the food offered is excellent. The kitchen runs a three week rota (please see the link below) and all children choose their choices with their parents in advance to ensure the children enjoy their lunches.

We have a band system in place at lunch time so that we are able to provide a table service. Each class teacher gives the children a coloured band before they go up for lunch each day, the colour of the band depends on your child’s meal choice that day. By having the band system in place, children can sit down at their table as soon as they enter the dinner hall and the welfare assistants will take their lunch to them.

Pupils in Years Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 receive Universal Free Meals as part of a Government scheme. Once your child reaches Year 3, meals are then chargeable at £2.50 per child, this is paid for through our school app.

If your child has any allergies or special dietary requirements, this information will be recorded by the school office and catered to by the kitchen team.

Please click the button below to view our school meals menu, thank you.


Snack, such as toast or crumpet, is available for pupils, at a cost of 20p per day (paid termly in advance). If you wish your child/children to have snack, please make the payment using the School Spider App.

Please note, if your child is eligible for Free School Meals due to your household income, they will also be provided with free snack. Detailed information on Pupil Premium can be found in the Key Information section of the school website.


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St James' LaneheadCofE Primary School

St James’ Lanehead is a Church school with a big heart and a passion for its community. At St James’ Lanehead we all pride ourselves on acting with dignity and integrity.

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St James' Lanehead Primary SchoolBriercliffe Road, Burnley BB10 2NH

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