The Royal has an excellent on-site catering team offering day and boarding students healthy well-balanced meals with options to suit all dietary requirements including vegetarian and halal. They also run special theme days such as Chinese New Year Dinner and Bollywood Lunches.
Primary pupils eat in the dining room in the Primary School and enjoy a range of healthy and tasty meal options.
Seniors eat in our modern, purpose-built dining hall where hot meals are served three times a day in a cafeteria style. The school operates a ‘digital image’ of a finger for payment and parents can upload money onto a pupil’s account for payment or pupils can ‘top up’ in the machines in school.
Day students – eat lunch and tea before after-school activities
Boarders – eat breakfast, lunch, tea and evening dinner
Day boarders – may eat breakfast, plus lunch, tea and, on occasions, dinner
Sixth Formers have their own coffee bar where they can purchase drinks and snacks.
Lunch starts for Seniors, 12.50pm
Tea before activities, 3.25pm
Dinner for boarders, 6pm
Children up to Year 6 eat in the Primary School dining hall with lunch served at either 12noon or 12.30pm depending on year group. The menu choice is very similar to the Senior School but pupils must pre-order their menu selection on the day. Children
In wraparound care receive tea in the afternoons, as well as dinner, if required.
Parents are requested to pay for school meals online.
For full boarding, day boarding and wraparound care, meals are charged as part of your required package.
Free school meals are available to children whose parents receive certain benefits. This includes payments such as income support, jobseekers allowance, working tax credits and so on. To find out whether or not your child may be entitled to free school meals please inform us of your circumstances using for the form below. All information you give will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
The final week of term will be a celebration of well-being through a host of character development activities. The week begins with the senior school sports day on Tuesday, 9 July.
On Wednesday, 10 and Thursday, 11 July, students will take part in a variety of house competitions and activities that will give them an opportunity to enhance a variety of skills such as leadership, teamwork, problem solving, creativeness and resilience through enterprise, drama and STEM activities to name but a few. During these days, students will also be off site taking part in a number of different activities that encompass our school values such as supporting community projects in the surrounding area and taking to the outdoors for some outdoor and adventurous activities. The school year is brought to a close on Friday, 12 July, with our final house competition. Students will need to use all their skills they have been developing throughout the year and during the week for this end of year extravaganza. We can’t tell you too much about the day as it will spoil the surprise!