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School Milk


We have chosen Fresh Pastures Limited, t/a School Milk UK, to supply our school milk from the start of the new term. If you would like your child to receive milk at school, you can register online at If you opt into this scheme, your child will receive a 189ml carton of fresh chilled semi-skimmed milk each school day, to drink mid-morning. The cost of this milk depends on the number of school days in each term (accounting for inset days, bank holidays and school holidays) and is payable in advance prior to each half term, or you can pay for the full academic year in advance. You can pay for your child’s milk online using PayPal or a credit or debit card in four easy steps. Please visit the School Milk UK website at for details on how this scheme works and how to register, order, pay and manage your account online.

Please note that under The Nursery Milk Scheme, children do not pay for milk until their fifth birthday. Free milk also applies to any child who qualifies for free school meals. If you feel your child is eligible please visit Leeds City Council website for more information.

If you would like your child to continue to receive milk until their fifth birthday, or if your child qualifies for free school meals and you would like them to receive milk please let me know as soon as possible.

Please do register your child with School Milk UK as soon as possible to ensure your child continues to have fresh milk daily.  If your child qualifies for free school meals and you would like them to have free milk, please let me know via email at:    


Many thanks,

Mrs Milner

Administrative Assistant


Catering Leeds


Manston Primary is a Healthy School with healthy eating being a high priority.  Food is locally sourced, presented and served to appeal to young children. All meals are freshly prepared on site each day in the school kitchen, providing an innovative and well balanced diet for your child. We always have a salad bar option along with vegetarian and non vegetarian options. Please notify us if your child does have any special dietary requirements and we will do our utmost to accommodate them.


Children in Key Stage One are entitled to a UNIVERSAL FREE SCHOOL MEAL until they enter Key Stage Two.  Our food is freshly prepared and cooked from scratch by our dedicated team led by Mrs Dianne Denbigh - Catering Team Leader.  Don't let your child miss out on this wonderful opportunity.  Mrs Denbigh caters for the fussiest eaters, so there will always be something to tempt your child. 

The cost of a school lunch for Key Stage Two children is £2.40 per day £12.00 per week.  All lunches must be paid in advance of meals taken via your ParentPay account as Manston Primary is a cash free environment.  Mrs Milner is the school administrator and can be contacted regarding any lunch or online payments.  

Illness/medical appointments

If your child has a medical appointment and will be attending school later in the morning and require lunch, please let your class teacher and Mrs Milner know in advance by email or letter. Your child can then be included in the daily figures to the kitchen.


If you child attends school and is taken home ill on a morning before 10.30am a charge for lunch will not be made. After this time - daily figures will have been submitted to the kitchen and a charge will be made. 

Golden Table

Each week the lunchtime staff select children who displayed impeccable manners and excellent behaviour during lunchtime to join Mr Clay for lunch. All children selected receive a certificate in recognition of this during our achievement assemblies.


As a healthy school, children are encouraged to bring a named water bottle into school should they be thirsty throughout the day. Water is also readily available from dispensers around school to replenish water bottles.