Non-uniform day this Friday 20th May, please bring something in for the class hamper. / We have places available in some year groups! Please contact us for more details.

Hot School Meals & Milk

Hot School Meals


Hot School Meals are available at Hawthorn Tree School for all years, however they must be ordered in advance. You have to order your child's meals through the Willoughby Foods website. If you are not signed up, please contact the school office. 

If your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 they are entitled to universal infant free school meals. For children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 the meals are priced at £2.50. All meals are provided by Willoughby Foods (



Free School Meals

If you receive any of the following, you will be entitled to free school meals:

  • Universal Credit - your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's 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 (provided you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

To apply for free school meals, click here.


School Milk


In school, we also offer school milk provided by Cool Milk. This is given to the children at their morning break. If you would like to register your child to receive milk please visit or pick up a form from the school office. Children under 5 receive free milk. Children in receipt of free school meals and pupil premium funding will also receive free milk subsidised by the school.