NE12 Sixth Form

School Meals

Cashless Catering is coming ...

Cashless Catering will be available from 1st April 2020. Parents will be contacted during week commencing 2nd March 2020.

Food Standards in School

North Tyneside Catering Services only procure the freshest quality ingredients in order to ensure the meals we serve are of the highest quality.

Not only has produce been responsibly sourced but we also ensure that we purchase locally and regionally in order to ensure quality produce whilst reducing food miles.

  • All meat carries the Farm Assured certification (Red Tractor)
  • All our fresh poultry is sourced from British Farms
  • We only ever purchase free range eggs and all are from local farms
  • All fish is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council
  • All milk is provided by local dairy farmers
  • All bananas are Fair Trade
  • Fruit and vegetables are purchased through Gateshead fruit and veg

Lunch is an important time of the day for students. We work with students to offer a varied menu.

We produce a daily choice of traditional, international and vegetarian dishes - accompanied by salad or fresh vegetables.

The three week menu offers students simple fresh food that they want to eat.

In addition, students have the choice of:

  • an Indian or Chinese choice of dish
  • made to order sub style sandwiches and salads
  • hot pasta pots served with a choice of sauces
  • crispy jacket potatoes with choice of hot or cold filling
  • drinks, fruit, cakes and biscuits
  • Meal deals: Sandwich
  • Meal deals: Jacket
  • Meal deals: Panini
  • Meal deals: Pasta
  • Meal deals: Pizza
  • Meal deals: Wrap

Special dietary needs

Your child's special diet does not prevent them from enjoying a healthy and tasty school lunch with their friends.


  • can provide tailored school lunches for children with special dietary requirements or medically prescribed diets
  • currently produce over 100 special diets each day
  • work closely with dietitians and parents to meet children's specific needs, including wheat-free and gluten-free meals

Food allergies information click [here]


High School Catering Tariff

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World Kitchen Menu

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Grab and Go/Combo Choices

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Combo Choices

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Free School Meals

Some students may be eligible for free school meals. If you believe that you are entitled to this we advise that you register as soon as possible.

You can register by clicking on the link below or you can contact Student Support on 0191 6432288 (option 2).                        (Updated January 2020)

Information and eligibility criteria for free schools can be found here.

Should you encounter any problems please feel free to contact the school on 0191 2161115 and a member of the administration team will be able to assist you.

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