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Cotmanhay Junior School

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School Meals

If you want to find out more about school meals in Derbyshire, or if you think your child might be eligible for a free school meal, follow this link:

Free school meals - Derbyshire County Council


If you would like to view a menu please follow this link:

Spring Summer 2024 Menu


The cost for a school dinner is currently £3.25 per day.


Payment for School Meals:

We no longer accept cash in the school office.  Please make payment for your child's meals using our school payment system, ParentPay. Please contact the school office if you require any assistance setting up your ParentPay account.


Facts about school meals in Derbyshire:

  • menus comply with the Government nutritional standards

  • all recipes are low in sugar and fat

  • daily servings of vegetables, salad and fresh fruit

  • oven baking of dishes in preference to frying

  • home-cooked dishes with quality ingredients, that are locally sourced where possible

  • all ingredients are checked for unnecessary additives and allergens

  • bread served as an accompaniment to the meal

  • special medically referred diets can usually be catered for.