School meals in Scotland have undergone a transformation over the past few years due to the 'Hungry for Success' initiative which introduced nutritional guidelines for school lunches.
With 'Hungry for Success', nutrient standards for school lunches are calculated to ensure that the school lunch provides a third of the daily nutritional requirements of primary and secondary school pupils. The nutrient standards represent the amount of energy (calories) and nutrients required to be provided by an average day's school lunch.
School meals in Fife are planned to provide choices which are tasty and nutritious and offer a balanced diet over the week.
Primary school lunch consists of a choice of Main Course, Filled Baked Potato, Salad or Sandwich Lunch served with either Soup or Dessert plus Fruit Juice, Milk or Water.
From 1st April 2018 the cost of a 2 course pupil lunch will be £2.10
Cheese & Ham baguettes/ rolls will be available daily, in addition to the 2 fillings stated on the menu.
Our Primary menu can also be downloaded in Polish, Romanian, Urdu and Mandarin.
The current Primary menu will run from Monday 4th September 2017 until Friday 5th October 2018.
Secondary schools offer a cafeteria style service with a wide choice of food available every day. You can now top up your child's Myfife Card online - click here for more information.
Tuck shops in schools offer healthy alternatives to sugary and salty sweets and drinks. Items on offer include fruit (both fresh and dried), seeds, biscuits and healthy tray bakes. Smoothies, yoghurts and other fruit/dairy products are also being trialled.
Special diets Should your child have a specific dietary requiement (including vegetarian) Please contact email@example.com You will then be asked to provide details, and a meeting will be arranged with the school cook and manager.
Fife School Meals do not use any ingredients containing nuts but some products may be produced in a non nut free environment - Please check recipes for more details.
Think Green. Most schools are looking at Environmental Issues and as school meal providers we are keen to play our part.
We have already looked at some packaging issues and have stopped using individually packed desserts, spreads, and more. We have also, where practical, introduced concentrated fruit juice to save on delivery and packaging.
What do you think?
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about food in schools please get in touch with us.