Cavendish Primary School

School Meals

A tasty and nutricious two course meal is freshly prepared and served on site each day.

Free School Meals Entitlement

From September 2014 all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a Free School Meal under the governments Universal Free School Meals scheme. For children in Years 3 – 6, meals are priced at £1.70 per day and for children in Nursery, meals are priced at £1.50 per day.

However, it’s important that parents/carers still complete an online application form in order to get the additional benefits that come with free school meals. This includes the school providing your child with two school jumpers and two polo shirts each year.

If you think you may be entitled to free school meals, applications can be made online using the following link: If you have any queries, please contact the school office team who will be happy to help you complete your application.

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you receive any of the following:

  • income Support
  • income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on-paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

Children may also bring their own healthy packed lunch to school. Click here to find some top tips for a healthy lunchbox.

Upcoming Events

September 20, 2019
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning

    September 20, 2019  8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Cavendish Primary School, Hall Rd, Bradford BD2 2DU, UK

September 25, 2019
  • Year 6 Visit to Blackhills Campsite

    September 25, 2019
    Blackhills Scout Campsite, Lee Ln, Wilsden, Bradford BD16 1UB, UK

    The childrenwill each attend a half-day session:

    Class 6R will leave school at 9.00am returningto school at approximately 13.30pm

  • Class 6C will leave school at 11.30am returningto school at approximately 3.30pm

  • Children in 6R will need to bring their school uniform to get changed into on their return to school.

     The cost ofthis trip is £14.00.

     Please remember ParentPay can be used to make payments. Alternatively, payments can be paid in cash at the school office.

     A packed lunch will be required – no fizzy pop, glass bottles or chocolate bars. If your child is entitled to free school meals, a lunch will be provided. 

    Children will need to come to school wearing suitable clothes for the outdoors e.g.jogging bottoms/leggings, wellingtons/walking shoes and with a waterproof outdoor coat.


    Contact Us

    Hall Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD2 2DU
    T: 0127 477 2175 | E: