School Meals

MMiddlesbrough Council provides the catering at Acklam Whin, and our school kitchen has been awarded 5 stars for health and hygiene.

  • A daily two-course school meal is provided at lunchtime for pupils who wish to take it and the children may choose from a wide selection of hot and cold dishes. The salad bar is extremely popular with the children.
  • School meal money is paid via SIMS Pay
  • Children must stay for all 5 days of the week except in exceptional circumstances. A credit is applied to their Parent Pay account for children who miss one or more days owing to absence.

The school needs a week’s notice for a change of lunch arrangements to take effect.

Children who do not take a school meal can bring packed lunches and we encourage children and parents to ensure these have a healthy balance to them. No glass flasks, cans or fizzy drinks please.

Free school meals

Children may be eligible for a free meal if parents/carers are in receipt of income allowances.

If you feel your child may be entitled to a free school meal please contact the Middlesbrough Council at fsm@middlesbrough.gov.uk.

To download a free school meals application form click here

There is also a salad bar available every day with a selection of cold meats, Quiche, Salmon, Samosas, 12 salad bowls, 2 potato choices and a choice of desserts.

DayMain MealsPotato/Vegetable ChoicesDesserts
MonMeat Pie (Halal), Fish Goujons (Halal), Jacket Potato, (Halal) Sausage (Halal), and Sandwiches.Mashed Or Roast Potatoes, Sweetcorn, Carrot , Broccoli or Bread.Iced Cake, Chocolate Sponge, Fresh Fruit Cheese & Crackers, Yoghurt & Biscuits or Melon Boats
TuesChicken Curry (Halal), Chicken Chunks, Pizza or Sandwiches.Roast And Mash Potatoes ,Broccoli, Carrots, Swede, Beans or Bread.Chocolate Ice Cream, Apple Crumble, Fresh Fruit, Cheese & Crackers, Yoghurt & Biscuits or Melon Boats
WedCheese Pasties (Halal), Mince And Dumplings (Halal), Fishfingers (Halal) or Sandwiches.Chips , Mashed Potatoes, Sweetcorn, Carrot or BroccoliRice Pudding, Ice Cream, Fresh Fruit, Cheese & Crackers ,Yoghurt & Biscuits or Melon Boats.
ThursFish Goujons (Halal), Spaghetti Bolognese(Halal), Cheese Wrap(Halal) or Sandwiches.Roast or Mashed Potatoes, Peas, Carrots or Broccoli.Jam Roly-Poly. Doughnuts. Fresh Fruit. Cheese & Crackers. Yoghurt & Biscuits or Melon Boats.
FriMacaroni Cheese (Halal), Meat Pie (Halal), Pizza (Halal) or Sandwiches.Roast or Mashed Potatoes, Peas, Carrot or Broccoli.Jelly, Ice Cream, Chocolate Sponge, Fresh Fruit, Cheese & Crackers Yoghurt & Biscuits or Melon Boats.

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