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 your child wishes to have school dinners, please complete a School Dinner Request 2021/22 and return it to the School Office.


If you wish to change from school dinners to packed lunches, or from packed lunches to school dinners, the school office requests at least half a term's notice in writing or by email marked ‘School Dinners’ to


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 Dinner Costs

From September 2021

These cost £12.25 a week (£2.45 per day).  The cost of dinners for the Autumn Term 2021 are £169.05.  This is split as follows: 1st half of term £83.30 and the 2nd half of term £85.75.  Please ensure that payments are made in advance, to ensure that your child receives a dinner.

School Meals Letter 2021-2022

School Meals Guide 2020/21 Autumn Term Menu