School Meals

School Meals at Otterham School

Aspens is the company chosen by our school to provide the meal service to our students. They specialise in providing catering to schools and colleges across the country and are passionate about serving fresh, high quality and locally sourced food that is cooked in our kitchen. If you want to look at the current menu cycle and supporting nutritional information or have a question you would like to ask them please click on the link below.

Aspens website:


Is your child in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2

If so, you might be able to help raise money for your school!

Although your child is now eligible for a free school meal, it’s important that you notify the school if you are in receipt of any of the following benefits.

  • 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)
  • Income Support

  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance

  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance

  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • Guaranteed Element of State Pension Credit

  • Working Tax Credit Run-On (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

  • Universal Credit 

The school may be able to receive Pupil Premium funding which can be used to support your child’s education.

Please note that anyone claiming Working Tax Credit, Contribution-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance and/or Contribution-Based Employment and Support Allowance is NOT eligible, regaqrdless of what other credit/benefits are being claimed.