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 Lunch Costs

Lunches are charged at £12.25 a week (£2.45 per day). 


The cost of school lunches for the second half of the Spring Term 2022 are £71.05.  Please deduct £2.45 from this amount for any day(s) that you know your child will not be in school for a lunch this half term, ie, school residential/day trips. 


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

School Meals Letter 2021-2022