School Meals

School Meals

The Cumberland School uses Olive Dining to provide both hot and cold school meals. Olive Dining are a friendly and efficient, family owned catering business, who have a strong reputation for providing great quality, delicious, healthy food.

National School Breakfast Programme

Our school has joined the government’s National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast.

As a NSBP School we are pleased to offer a healthy school breakfast, available to all, and enjoy the benefits that brings, with children settled and ready to learn at the start of the school day.

Breakfast is available from 7.30am. The canteen is available for students to study during breakfast.


The school canteen has a weekly set lunch menu in place. Menus are on a three weekly rota. Week 1 starts at the beginning of each term.

To view each menu please select the links below.

Week 1 Menu

Week 2 Menu

Week 3 Menu

Meal Deals

The canteen runs a series of meal deals for just £2.15. Please see the poster below for details

Meal Deals

Packed Lunches

Food and nutrition is very important at The Cumberland School. If you are giving your child a packed lunch please take a look at this website for ideas on how to ensure it is balanced and nutritious:

Loveable Lunchboxes

Cashless Catering System

The Cumberland School now uses an  entirely cashless system, sQuid, for students to pay for meals. Students are no longer able to top-up their accounts with cash.

Create an account and register with sQuid

Simple to setup, simple to use

You should have received a welcome letter from the school with your own unique sQuid registration number (16 digits long) and a 3 digit security code. You need to register with sQuid, create and account and enter these numbers. You will then be able to top-up your account and view your balance and transactions.

Register and create an account with sQuid:

  • Enter a few personal details to create an account
  • Top-up your sQuid cashless catering account online 
  • Top-up from a bank transfer/credit or debit card
  • Protect your card balance should it be lost or stolen.

Login to your sQuid account to:

  • Check your balance; do you need to top-up?
  • View your transactions to check your spending
  • Top-up your account; bank transfer/credit or debit card
  • Update your details and preferences

Free School Meals

To see if you qualify for free schools meals for your child, follow link below and complete the online application form: