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Backworth Park Primary School


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School meals are still free for children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 through the Universal Free Meals system.

For all other year groups, the price of school meals is currently £2.40. Please register to use the online payment system at  No payments can be made at school. 

Children have a choice of four main courses and a selection of puddings prepared every day by the school’s catering team. In addition, children also have a choice of salads to choose from.

  • You can view the menu online through JOINOS, Save the link through your smart phone to see the daily menu whilst on the go.
  • The menu is also available on North Tyneside Council’s website – simply type ‘menu’ in the search bar.

If you are new to JOINOS, please email to request a JOINOS code, quoting your child’s name, school, year and class.
JOINOS allows you to manage your child’s school meal account. By using JOINOS you will be able to check meals taken, balances and make payments. Please register (even if your child takes a packed lunch) to ensure they are only coming in for a meal when you want them to. Please ensure you pay in advance to avoid receiving an invoice at the end of each academic year.

See menus at the bottom of the page.


School meal menus can be found by accessing the following link:



Nursery and Reception children - are provided with free milk.  If your child does not want milk, please let the School Office know.


Year 1 to Year 6 children - if your child is entitled to free meals (not Universal Free Meals) then they are also eligible to have free milk.   If your circumstances change and your child is no longer entitled to free milk, then you must inform the school office and then register and pay online using the weblink below:


Key Stage Two children are encouraged to bring fruit or vegetables to school for their break time snack. This can only be fruit or vegetables - other snack items are not permitted. 



Children should bring a refillable bottle of water to school. Juice or fizzy drinks are not permitted. Flavoured water is allowed, however, pure drinking water is strongly encouraged. Please do not send bottled water to school daily to support us in our eco-school policies.