School Lunches

At Gawthorpe Community Academy our school dinners are cooked fresh on site by Dolce/School Grid.

Parents can order online in advance.  If you do pre-order and your child is absent from school please remember to log into your account and delete the order.

Free School Meals

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to Universal Infant Free School Meals.

If you think you may be eligible for Free School Meals through benefits please use this link to apply (or the free school meal form below). Even if your child already receives Universal Infant Free School Meals you still need to apply. You may receive FREE milk and breakfast club on receipt of this entitlement.

You can contact the Free School Meals Team by email at

School Milk

Milk is FREE to Nursery pupils and is ordered direct by school.

Reception – If your child turns 5 in the coming term then you will have to start paying for milk if your child wants it. Please register with Fresh Pastures below.

Children in receipt of FSM who would like milk at school must inform the office – no need to register with Fresh Pastures.