Cashless Catering

Catering services Opening Times:

Breakfast 8am - 8.45am 
Serving cereals, fruit, fresh toast and bacon sandwiches and a selection of drinks

Mid Morning Break               10.15am – 10.30am
Serving daily hot snack specials including pizza pockets, bacon butties, cheese on toast buttered crumpets and sausage rolls alongside a selection of drinks, fruits and the option to purchase packed lunch bags 

Lunch Service             12.10pm – 1.30pm

With two service points in the dining hall, the choice of traditional main meals and dessert selections are on offer with an alternative hot and cold daily snack choice

Traditional main meals includes all the favourites – braised beef & vegetables, home roasted meats, curry, pies and pasta dishes.  For those with a sweet tooth, classic homemade puddings such as treacle sponge, fruit crumbles, chocolate shortbread and fruit mousse are available.

As an option, pupils also have a choice at the snack bars which offer a range of ‘grab & go’ sandwiches, wraps and baguettes, daily hot pasta pots, hot sandwiches and snack size mains all accompanied by home baked biscuits, muffins or flapjacks, fresh fruits and chilled drinks and milks.

For those attending lunch time clubs and activities, packed lunches are available for students to collect and take to clubs.

Menus are changed each term to take advantage of seasonal produce.

Allergen information is available on all products served but if there are any specific dietary requirements, the catering team are happy to accommodate these wherever possible.

sMC catering

The sixth form centre has its own café open 8.45am – 3.30pm offering morning breakfast sandwiches and toasties, freshly prepared sandwiches, jacket potatoes, Panini’s and hot snacks, fruits and a  with a selection of coffees, teas and hot chocolates throughout the day.

cashless Payment

Pupils are issued with their own unique cashless cards which will need to be carried with them each day. 

Parents and carers are able to electronically access information held on the cards to either credit the account in order that pupils can make purchases and/or to help monitor spend and food choices. 

Alternatively, pupils can load credit onto cards at the cash loader located in the dining hall.  The loader accepts most coin and note denominations.

There is a £5 daily spend limit placed upon each card