Please refer to your letter regarding opening of the school in September. 


There will be a reduced catering facility available from September with no hot food available. 

Parents are encouraged to send their child with a healthy packed lunch. 


Fingerprint machines will not be in use. Parents are asked to use ipay. A ticket system will be in place. 


At the set lunchtimes, there will be a meal deal at a flat price of £2.50. 

For this you can get : A sandwich or baguette, cake or fruit box, & a fruit drink or water. 



Please inform the catering manager if you have any food allergies or dietary requirements.

If you have any concerns call 01228 710149 



All catering stall have level 2 food hygiene certificate and we continue to hold level 5 food safety award. 


We strive to use local suppliers and locally sourced fresh ingredients such as Lakeland beef, providing nutritionally balanced menus at unbelievably low prices.


Awards & Qualifications

The catering team are very proud to hold the top food hygiene rating of 5: very good.

All catering staff have a Level 2 qualification in food hygiene.

We have a welcoming, helpful catering team here at Caldew who pull out all the stops when we have a theme day! The high quality and wide variety of the food provided is something that Caldew is well known for.

All the food we serve has been rigorously checked to ensure our menus are nutritionally compliant meeting all the government food based standards.

Please may we remind you that food & drink is not allowed to be consumed away from the Dining room, and the the sale or consumption of fizzy drinks or energy drinks is not permitted.

We are committed to providing healthy, wholesome value for money food and are happy to answer any queries or discuss any dietary requirements or allergen concerns. Please call Mrs Brigid Mason, Catering Manager, 01228 710149.

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The support for pupils with an education, health and care (EHC) plan is matched to their specific requirements. Consequently, these pupils typically make good progress and move on to next steps in education and employment.

Ofsted 2018

Students make good progress because of the typically strong standard of teaching.

Ofsted 2018

Leaders’ plans to support the pastoral transition of pupils from primary school are thorough. Year 7 pupils with whom Inspectors spoke were positive about the school.

Ofsted 2018

Pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is effective.

Ofsted 2018

The strengthening of care and support has had a positive impact on most pupils. It was clearly visible when inspectors met pupils during the inspection. They demonstrated confidence as learners, and typically enjoyed positive interactions with one another and adults.

Ofsted 2018