Catering service

East Dunbartonshire Council is committed to providing healthy, nutritious and good value meal options for school lunches.  

Due to Covid-19 we will be offering a temporary Grab Bag menu. 

The menu is effective from August 2020. A three week menu operates.

Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

Cost:  £2.43  2 course meal

Cost:  £2.54  2 course meal;  meal deal £2.54
In Primary schools, a healthy and nutritious lunch is available to all children.  
Please view the current menu cycle in the attached documents section: Primary School Menu 2019 - 20.
In Secondary schools we offer a wide range,aimed to provide a high quality selection for young people. 
Breakfast, morning break and lunch menus are on offer.
We provide a pre-order lunch service  - food may be chosen and paid for before 10.45am, useful for pupils involved in lunchtime activities.  
Please view the current menu cycle in the attached documents section: Secondary School Menu 2019 - 20.

Nursery Schools

Our Nursery schools provide a healthy and nutritious lunch to all children at a cost of  £2.43 and the menu can be viewed in the documents section of this page.

Cashless Catering - Online Payments

The Council has a system in some of our schools which establishes a personalised account for your child that allows you to pay securely for their lunch online.  This will require your child's payment ID reference, which will be supplied by their school office.

Cashless catering is available in the following schools.

  • All secondary schools
  • Lenzie Meadow Primary
  • Lairdsland Primary
  • Thomas Muir Primary
  • Holy Trinity Primary
  • Meadowburn Primary
  • St Nicholas Primary

For online payments please select the online payment scheme

Provenance of our Food

All the meat we use can be traced back to the farm. Our beef comes from Perthshire and Speyside in Scotland. All other meat products are from British reared animals and farm assured to ensure sustainable, quality produce. 

Our fish is all of MSC standard which ensures that it comes from a sustainable supply. Our main sources of fish are the North Sea, the west coast of Scotland and Alaska. 

Our vegetables and fruit come from local suppliers. We use fair trade products wherever possible.

Theme Days

During the school year East Dunbartonshire schools will be participating in various theme days.  If your child's school is taking part, posters will be on display in the school.

Special Diets and allergen information

If your child requires a special diet eg gluten free, dairy free etc, please arrange for their Specialist Diet Referral form to be sent to the school so that appropriate catering arrangements can be made.

Allergen information

View allergen information regarding all food items as detailed on Nursery, Primary and Secondary school menus within our documents section of this page.

Allergen guides

The following menu's are a guide for what can be available, a meeting will need to take place between the parent and the school's Catering Team leader as a safeguard.

If you have any questions about school meals, please email us.Further information