Student Life


Welcome to our Healthy Schools and School Meals page. Here you will find a wealth of information on healthy living and how James Dixon children are leading healthy lifestyles. 

You will also find information here about our fantastic catering company and the current menu.

From the 31st of August 2023 our New Catering Company will be Nourish. Please find their welcome letter below.

If your child has any food allergies/intolerances, please fill in the form: Medically Prescribed Diet. The form will go directly to our caterer.


Free school meals

To apply for Free School Meals for your child, you must be in receipt of the one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child tax credit with an annual gross income into the household that is no more than £16,190, provided you are not entitled to working tax credit. If you are entitled to any part of working tax credit there is no eligibility with the exception of working tax run-on as shown below
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

Click below to apply