Our Gold Food for Life accredited menus use Organic, Farm Assured and Free Range produce. We supply Cornwall schools with high quality produce from the following local suppliers:
- Westcountry Fruit Sales, Cornwall’s Oldest supplier of fresh fruit and vegetables;
- Trewithen Dairy, family run Cornish milk supplier;
- Scorse Foods of Helston, meat and poultry;
- Proper Cornish, a leading manufacturer of artisan unbaked Cornish produce using the freshest, local ingredients.
Our menus are developed using pupil surveys and our menu forum to create tasty recipes.
Our menus are not only nutritionally balanced, but also provide delicious dishes that children love to eat!
Our dishes contain increased levels of fruit, vegetables, pulses and wholegrains to ensure a nutritious, balanced meal every day.
Our menus are Gold Food For Life accredited and include
- Fresh Organic Beef
- Fresh Free Range Pork
- Red Tractor Chicken, Turkey, Sausages and Burgers
- Free Range Eggs
Available every day on our menu
- Fresh salad bar
- Fresh baked bread
- Fresh fruit and Yoghurt
- Jacket Potatoes with a choice of fillings
The dishes on our menu are freshly prepared on site every day using the best quality and freshest ingredients, sourced directly from growers and producers, this ensures we can maintain a robust supply chain and have complete traceability from the field to the plate.
Our Suppliers provide the freshest local ingredients delivered direct to your school
Our Menu fully complies with the School Food Standards which are in place to ensure that children develop healthy eating habits and that they get the right energy and nutrition they need across the whole school day
UNIVERSAL INFANT FREE SCHOOL MEALS (UIFSM)
Free Super hero school meals for every child in reception and years 1 & 2
You could save over £430* per child per year
*this saving will depend on the cost of a meal at your school
Since 1 September 2014, all Key Stage 1 (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) pupils have been entitled to receive a free school meal as part of the Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) initiative, regardless of what benefits are being claimed.
However, if you are in receipt of the benefits listed above which would entitle your child to free school meals anyway, your school may be entitled to claim Pupil Premium funding to support your child’s education, just by you completing an application form.
FREE SCHOOL MENUS
Your child may be eligible for free school meals if you (or the child themselves in their own right) is in receipt of any of the following benefits.
- Income Support (IS)
- Job Seekers' Allowance (Income-Based) and equal based Job Seekers Allowance.
- Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA-IR) and equal based Employment and Support Allowance.
- Child Tax Credit (CTC) with an Annual income of less than £16,190.
- Guarantee Element of Pension Credit (GPC)
- Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (IAA) Support
- Universal Credit
For more information on Free School meals please telephone: 0300 1234 100
Are you interested in a career in school catering that fits around your family life?
If so why not join our friendly, professional catering team.
Appropriate training will be given, smart uniforms provided.
Please contact the Chartwells admin team either in writing or telephone:
Telephone: 01872 540263 for further information and an application form
Special diets are an important part of our catering provision in schools.
We offer alternative diets for children with an intolerance to specific foods and to those who require an alternative choice due to religious beliefs.
At the request the of a doctors or nutritionist letter
If you child requires a special diet we will require a doctors or nutritionist letter to enable us to put this together for you.
For further information please contact
Telephone: 01872 540517