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Contact Information

Address:
Sound Primary School,
Sound,
Lerwick,
Shetland,
ZE1 0LY
United Kingdom

Email:
contact us

Telephone Number:
(01595) 744982

Headteacher:
Mrs A-M Angus

Depute Head Teacher:
Mrs C Nicol (Early Years)
Mrs G McCulloch(P4-7)

 

 

SCHOOL LUNCHES

Lunch Menu

Information on the school menu will be updated as it is received from Education Services, who operate the school canteen. Menus can be down loaded from the link below or a paper copy can be collected from the school office.

Menus Term 1 - 2 Session 2017 2018 - dinners cost £2.20 per day

Sound Menu 25 Sept to 17 Nov 2017

Sound Menu Nov-Dec 2017

Lunch Payments for P4-P7 (All pupils in P1-P3 are entitled to free school meals)

Payment for school lunches and milk can be made online via the Shetland Islands Council’s webpage online_payments and select School Meals and Sound School. You will also be able to make payment by Chip and PIN at the school office.  The option to pay by cash or cheque each Friday morning continues for those who cannot access the internet or prefer not to make debit/credit card payments. 

Whilst payments can be made in a range of meal denominations at any time (e.g. 1 meal, 5 meals, 10 meals etc), we would advise that you accumulate no more than 4 week of arrears.   Any substantial arrears will be invoiced by Shetland Islands Council.

Those wishing to pay by cash or cheque on Friday mornings are reminded that dinner/milk money is:

Days

Dinner

1

£2.20

2

£4.40

3

£6.60

4

£8.80

5

£11.00

Milk Payments for P1-P7

Milk money is a one-off payment at the start of each term, paid on either the first or second Friday of the term. Milk for the school year 2017/18 will cost 90p per week. The cost per term is shown below:

Term Cost for Term
Term 1 £7.20
Term 2 £8.10
Term 3 £10.80
Term 4 £9.90

Free school meals

What are Free School Meals?

A Free School Meal is a school lunch provided free of charge by Shetland Islands Council to children from families on a low income.

Can my child get free school meals?

The new application form for the school year 2016/17 is now available at www.shetland.gov.uk/education/ClothingGrants.asp. Paper application forms are also available on request from Children’s Services, Hayfield House on 01595 743845. Completed application forms can be e-mailed to childrensservices-finance@shetland.gov.uk or posted to: Children’s Services, Hayfield House, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0QD.

Families may be eligible to receive a Clothing Grant & Free School Meals/Milk if they fall into one of the following criteria:

Benefit(s) Received

Acceptable Supporting Evidence

Award

Income Support

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN) or your most recent Income Support letter

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Job Seekers Allowance

(Income related element only)

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN) or your most recent Job Seekers Allowance letter

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Employment & Support Allowance

(Income related element only)

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN) or your most recent Employment & Support Allowance letter

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Universal Credit

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN) or your most recent Universal Credit letter

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Support under Park IV of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Letter of confirmation from Home Office

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Child Tax Credit only with an annual income of less than £16,105 (not working Tax Credit)

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN).

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Both Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit, with an annual income of less than £6,420

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN).

Free School Meals/Milk & Clothing Grant

Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit with an income greater than £6,420 but less than £16,105.

All pages of your current Tax Credit Award Notice (TCAN).

Clothing Grant

All pupils in Primary 1 to 3 are now eligible for Free School Meals. However, these pupils should still be included on application forms if they wish to apply for Free School Milk and/or a Clothing Grant.

Current applications for Free School Meals will end on Friday 1st July 2016. Therefore, applicants must complete and submit a new application for the new school year as soon as possible to prevent any disruption to entitlement.

What happens if my circumstances change?

If your circumstances change for any reason you must contact the Children’s Services Department as soon as possible:

If you receive a free school meal to which you are not entitled to you will be asked to pay that money back.

Who do I contact if I have any queries about Free School Meals?

If you have a query about entitlement to free schools meals you can contact the Children’s Services Department:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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