School Lunches

As a Healthy School, we provide good quality meals and encourage children to maintain a healthy diet, eat a balanced meal and try new things. School dinners are cooked daily here at Long Ditton St Mary’s. 


Starting or Stopping School Dinners

If you wish for your child to change their current lunch arrangement the school office must be informed in writing or by email (  The kitchen requests at least half a term's notice for any changes.


Methods of Payment for School Dinners

School dinners are payable in advance per week,  half a term at a time or termly.  As terms vary in length, amounts payable also vary and are detailed below.  Payment can be made online ONLY via Scopay.  Thank you.


School Lunch Costs

Lunches are charged at £13.50 a week (£2.70 per day).  From September 2024 lunches are charged at £14.00 a week (£2.80 per day). 


Please ensure that payments are made in advance, to ensure that your child receives a lunch.


School lunch cost for the Summer term 2024 is £178.20

1st half term - £81.00

2nd half term - £97.20