The Dining Room is aptly named The Taste Place with the strap line, ‘food and friends together, what could be better?' This sums up the eating experience at Kingshott. We believe that children should enjoy nutritious, healthy and enjoyable meals, enabling them to work and play hard during the school day.
A mid-morning snack is available comprising a variety of options, including croissants, flapjacks, muffins, cheese toasties, a selection of fruit, sandwiches and juice. Hot chocolate is also served on really cold days.
All Pre-Prep and Nursery children eat a hot cooked lunch, plus a pudding or some fresh fruit. Children in Year 3 to 8 can choose a hot meal or selection from the salad bar, followed by a pudding or or fresh fruit. A hot vegetarian meal always available, along with baked potatoes and a pasta dish. Freshly prepared soup is available in the winter months.
The lunch menu is rotated on a three week cycle, with international cuisine featuring once a term as a 'dish from around the world'. As well as vegetarians, other special dietary needs are catered for, including low cholesterol, coeliacs, nut allergies and cultural requirements.
All food is prepared on site by our catering staff. They are also responsible for serving the food, ensuring that every child is encouraged to enjoy a balanced and healthy
Throughout the school the benefits of healthy eating and the importance of physical exercise are emphasised. Well-balanced, plentiful meals are available at lunchtime.