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School Dinner Menu



                Lunchtime is in safe hands with Twelve15. 

Twelve15 is part of Surrey County Council and it has been providing school meals for over 70 years, it feeds thousands of school children daily and is Thorpe Lea Primary & Nursery School caterer.



About School Meals

Pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of Twelve15’s recipes.  Every weekday it focuses on providing fresh, healthy, and nutritionally balanced lunches that adhere to Government Food Standards.

80% of meals are cooked from scratch, using locally sourced produce whenever possible.

There is a three-week menu cycle, offering three daily hot meal options (or two daily hot meal options) including a vegetarian choice.

Primary school menu | Twelve15 (

Special diets and allergies

Twelve15 caters for the 14 key allergens identified by the Food Standards Agency.  It also has a range of Special Diet menus including ‘Dairy Free’ and ‘Free from Gluten’.  Our Primary school kitchens are nut free. 

Click here for more information and allergen menus.

How much does a school meal cost and what’s included?

There has long been a positive association between learning outcomes and nutrition.

School meals are FREE for all Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils, regardless of household income (a saving of over £480).  This entitles your child to a balanced main course, dessert, fresh bread daily and access to a salad bar (remove if not applicable).  Remove section if you are a Junior School.

If your child is in Year 3 or above, the cost per meal is £2.80 from September 2024. 

Your child may be entitled to a Free School Meal, please speak in confidence to a member of the School Office. Remove the Year 3 and above section if not applicable.