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Secondary school meals

Menus, allergen and nutritional information are available from Tayside Contracts.

Cost is £2.30 for a two course meal menu.

How do I pay for secondary school meals?

Online payments

Online payments are available in all secondary schools. This means you can pay for school meals (as well as many other school activities) from your computer or mobile device. This facility includes payment receipt and balance status as well as automatic reminders should your account require additional funds. Please note that credit is not extended to secondary pupils.

Free meals

If you are registered to receive free meals, £2.30 is added to your account daily - use your NEC to access that spend each day - it's worth over £400 a year.

Note: Unspent value is removed daily.

For further information on secondary school online/cash payments, please refer to our FAQs (PDF) [38KB] .

*If you have not yet applied for your National Entitlement Card (NEC) or you lose it - don't worry.  See your cook in charge who will be able to provide you with a temporary card and an NEC application form.  You may be asked to provide proof of name and class. NECs are replaced free of charge (currently) through the NEC helpline 01738 475000. If you do continue to lose your temporary card then second and subsequent replacements may attract a small charge to cover our costs.

Medically prescribed diets/Nut and peanut allergy

For secondary pupils, we recommend that pupils liaise with the cook-in-charge about any special diet requirements they might have and from here the cook-in-charge will assist the pupil to make appropriate selections from the wide choice of available foods. Food allergens are declared on menu posters or via on-pack labels.

Last modified on 15 September 2023

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