School Meals

Chartwells, the school’s caterers, provide nourishing, appetising food. They ensure our students have nutritional and balanced meals each day, and the catering team works tirelessly to achieve this. Chartwells has a simple set of commitments:


Their commitment is to delight their customers with great tasting food, which contributes to their own well-being.


Their commitment is to enhance the understanding, fun and experience of their customers and team: creating the knowledge they need to lead a healthy life.


  • Their commitment to a safe and sustainably environment that supports the health and wellbeing of their customers, clients and the wider community.
  • Their menus are designed to encourage and promote a balanced meal choice.
  • Their menu choices are designed to encourage students to eat more fruit and vegetables.
  • They actively work with their suppliers to monitor the fat, salt and sugar levels of their food against target nutrient specifications, set by the Food Standards Agency.
  • They will minimise and eliminate, where possible, the use of additives within their food.
  • They actively work with suppliers to increase awareness and availability of sustainable products and packaging.
  • They are able to source a selection of organic and Fair-trade produce.
  • They provide food skills and nutritional training for catering staff.
  • They actively encourage students to learn more about food through a variety of activities. Encouraging students to make balanced choices about what they eat at school.

Fair Trade

A number of their current products are “FairTrade” certified:

  • Banana
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Fruit Flavoured Water
  • Fruit Pots
  • Sugar
  • Tuna (Dolphin Friendly)