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Gillespie Primary School
Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
T: 020 7226 6840 F: 020 7354 8537
Gillespie Primary School | School Meals
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School Meals

School meals are important

The Breakfast Club

All Gillespie children are welcome at the Breakfast Club. We provide breakfast, including cereals and hot food, from 8:00 every morning for a small charge. Children then enjoy supervised play until school starts.

Lunch Time

Lunch is cooked at the school in our refurbished kitchens and there is a three-week menu cycle. A copy of the menu is near the parent’s notice board in the entrance foyer or see the CaterLink website. There is always a vegetarian option and we provide halal and non-halal meat for pupils.

School Lunches

Meals are free of charge for all pupils- as set out by Islington Council’s Free School Meal Scheme. All parents are asked to complete a registration form- this will be given to you by our School Administrator.

Packed lunches

Children can bring packed lunches if they wish. Please try to include a variety of foods that are nutritious and that you are sure that your child will eat. Please give the Administrative Officer a week’s notice if your child is switching from having school lunches to packed lunches. We remind you packed lunches must NOT contain nuts!

Other food in school

Children are allowed to bring fruit for morning playtime and After School Clubs. However, sweets, biscuits, crisps, chewing and bubble gum are not permitted.