St Mary's C of E (Aided) Primary School, Pulborough

School Meals

St Mary's CE (Aided) Primary School is proud to work with Chartwells for your children’s school lunches.


Chartwells believe that the key to fuelling young minds comes from understanding both what they need and what they enjoy, which is why they develop nutritious and delicious food that pupils love, alongside helping to ensure a healthy body and mind. Their passionate culinary experts work closely with us to ensure every child receives healthy food, perfectly suited to meet their needs and dietary requirements.

The current meal price is £2.97


How to order: Log on at to choose and book your meals. Orders need to be placed by midnight on Thursday, ten days ahead of the week required. For example, meals for the week starting Monday 12th would have an order deadline of Thursday 1st.

You will have received an activation letter and temporary password to set up your ParentPay account. If you need this re-sent, please contact the School Office.


Please see box below for menu information.


For children with food intolerances and allergies, Chartwells have a dedicated team of medical diet nutritionists on hand to support allergen aware children and their parents. More information on their medical diet process can be found here: The Chartwells Approach to Medical Diets | Chartwells

Parents and guardians can contact the medical diet nutrition team directly on:

To find out more about Chartwells, visit their website or contact the school catering team. Weblink: Primary School Caterers You Can Trust | Chartwells

All Reception and Key Stage One pupils are eligible for Universal Infant Free School Meals, however they are free to bring a packed lunch if that is what they would prefer.Therefore if your child is in one of these year groups you do not need to order your child's meal through the above website. However, if your child is joining the school in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, please inform the School Office that you wish your child to take a hot meal.


Please note, if your child is in Key Stage 2 you will need to order and pay using ParentPay.  If you require more information, please contact the School Office.

Please see above for information on the current menu.

Eligibility for Free School Meals
If you are in receipt of benefits (click here for list) you can apply for free school meals and your child's school will receive a Pupil Premium grant to support your child's education. The grant is currently £1300 per eligible primary pupil. This applies even if your child is currently receiving a Universal Free School Meal in Reception or Key Stage One.

To claim, please visit the following webpage to obtain an application form or ask for one at the School Office.