Our catering facilities are provided by Chartwells, who work very closely with the Leadership Team of the school to ensure healthy, nutritious food is available for the students. The food provided is of an excellent standard, with breakfast and main meals available every day as part of a meal deal (2 courses), a jacket potato bar, a pasta bar, salads, fruit, healthy drinks and snacks. The healthy main meal is excellent value and is accompanied by either fresh vegetables, salad and/or bread.
The school uses a cashless system called Wisepay for payments for school lunches and snacks (as well as for trips, revision guides and extra-curricular activities). Parents have the ability to top up their child’s account using their debit/credit card via the WisePay website. Students provide a biometric thumb print or PIN which is used solely for identification to pay for their food and drinks.
Wisepay means that we can avoid parents ever having to come into school when dinner money is lost or forgotten, and it will stop the worry of children spending their lunch money on the way to school, or lending it to others. Through Wisepay parents are able to see everything that their child has bought in the school canteen, so that they can keep an eye on their eating habits!
Parents may like to download the WisePay App. The advantages of the App are that parents can store card details (each card will need to be stored against each bank account that you use to take online payments), this will speed up checkout and also provides a ‘quick top up’ option for cashless catering. Once logged in to the App, parents do not need to log in again. The desktop and mobile version of your WisePay Service will remain, the App is an additional option.
The Sunbury Manor WisePay App Organisation Code is 67878634
Apply for free school meals
Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:
- Income Support
- income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
- Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
- Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)
Children who get paid these benefits directly, instead of through a parent or guardian, can also get free school meals.
Students eligible to receive free school meals will have £2.65 credited to their account each lunchtime for use on that day.
If you would like us to check if your child is entitled to Free School Meals please complete the application form below and return it to the school office.