School meals service
Midlothian Council's school meals service provides meals for all 32 primary and 6 high schools in the Midlothian area. The service provides in excess of 1 million meals per year.
The service aims to provide meals that are tasty, popular with the pupils and meet the Scottish Government's nutritional target.
Primary school meals
Cost £1.70 per day.
The cost includes a two course choice of a hot main meal with a choice of soup, fruit, yoghurt or dessert and a drink. Pupils may also choose from a selection of filled rolls/wraps/sandwiches with a choice of 2 items from homemade soup, fruit, yoghurt or daily dessert and a drink.
Drinks provided are milk, fruit juice and water.
Primary menus are changed twice per year and leaflets with the full menu selection provided for every pupil.
- Primary school menu (PDF 1.8Mb)
High school meals
Cost £1.90 per day for a Meal Deal.
Meal Deals include a main meal item, a drink and a choice of two from homemade soup, fruit or yoghurt.
All menu items may also be purchased individually.
Morning Break: all high schools provide a morning break service daily providing hot & cold filled rolls, toast, home baking and a range of hot & cold drinks.
- High school menu selection (PDF 2Mb)
Primary schools generally accept payment daily, however details should be checked with your child's school.
Paradykes Primary and Kings Park Primary are able to accept payment in advance.
All high schools have a cashless payment system with money being "topped-up" onto cards using cash machines located in the school. These machines accept notes and coins. Envelopes are also available to make cheque payments and can be placed in a secure box in each high school.
Special dietary requirements
If your child requires a special dietary needs eg coeliac please contact your school office who can arrange a meeting with the Catering Supervisor.