We offer a wide range of school meals for your children. Please see our 2021/22 Autumn/Winter Meals Menu .
As well as a variety of daily healthy options, we also offer a vegetarian and halal option. We welcome any inquires about special dietary needs your child may have. Please contact the school to discuss your options.
The school is proud that all our meals meet the national school food standards but also meets the criteria for Food for Life , a national organisation that promotes a core ethos of healthy, tasty and sustainable food.
Free School Meals
If your child is in Reception, Years 1 or 2 then they are entitled to a free school meal saving approximately £418/child/family. Please visit Together for Children Sunderland’s website to register for means tested free school meals .
Call 0191 561 1417 for any queries relating to free school meals.
School Meals Payment
Richard Avenue Primary School can now accept payment for your child’s school meals through the Parent Pay website. A primary or nursery school meal is great value at £2.20 a day. So for £11.00 a week your child will receive a wide range of freshly cooked hot meal options, dessert and a drink.
How to Pay
To pay please visit the Sunderland City Council Payments website and make sure to select ‘Schools Miscellaneous Income‘ followed by ‘Richard Avenue Primary‘ and then ‘School Meals‘.
Please Note It it important to put the pupils name in the ‘Message Box’ at the bottom of the payment form otherwise we don’t receive your child’s name to match your payment. See the below screenshot:
Alternatively you can pay directly at the school office.