St Mary's C of E Primary School & Nursery

Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly

College Road, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR

01793 770239

School Meals

Our caterers are Edwards and Ward and St Mary's are very proud of their fantastic team in the School Kitchen. They produce superb meals for us all to enjoy.

School meals are provided by Edwards & Ward who provide meals that meet the nutritional needs of children at a sympathetic price. There are menus available at request within the school.

Online Ordering

School meals must be ordered online using the ParentPay system. 

Please contact the school office on 01793 770239 should you have any queries with registering your account or ordering meals.



Special Diets & Allergens

If your child has a particular medical allergy to some types of food, Edwards and Ward may be able to cater for them. Please ask the office for a special diet application form.

You can read about the allergens in the menu items here: 



Meal Cost and Universal Free School Meals

School meals cost £2.35.

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a free school meal. This is a huge saving for parents, not only financially, but also in time taken to make lunch boxes. There is a great selection of food on offer and most children will be able to order a lunch which they will like.

Pupil Premium Grant

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you may also enable the school to claim £1300.  This is called The Pupil Premium Grant. This funding is then used to help support your child within school to ensure that they are achieving their full potential. For further information and details of how to apply, please click on this link: Free school meals (

If you think you are entitled to Free School Meals please complete the relevant application form which you will find below. You must have notification that you are entitled to FSM before you start taking up the meals. If you are not eligible, then you will be expected to pay for all meals taken.


Are you entitled to Free School Meals?

The School's Food Trust web site is a good source of information about food at school, and can give you information about Free School Meal eligibility.

If you are in receipt of child tax credit and your household income is below £16,190 per year or you are in receipt of one of a range of other benefits, your child / children may be entitled to Free School Meals (FSM).

You can now check your eligibility for Free School Meals and register through Wiltshire Council's confidential online application portal: Free school meals (

If you have any problems, please contact the school office for further details.