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The Ruth Gorse Academy is keen to ensure that we create a first class dining experience for young people over the course of their education.

We serve a range of exciting and healthy food for breakfast, at break time and during the course of the lunch break. There is always several different options available including a hot meal, vegetarian and halal, salad options and a wide selection of sandwiches.

Students are encouraged to try something new each day and to think carefully about the food choices they are making. Nutritional statements for each of our dishes are available so that students can make informed decisions about what they are eating. The catering team are more than happy to cater for the dietary requirements of individual students and parents are asked to contact reception, if this is the case.

The Ruth Gorse Academy operates a cashless dining experience with students using their finger images to pay for food at the tills. Students can top up their accounts at revaluing stations in school or give their money directly to the main school reception. In due course, parents and carers will be able to use Parent Pay to recharge their children’s accounts online.

Parents and carers are more than welcome to contact the academy if they wish to see a summary of what their child is eating at school. Please contact Student Services if you are interested in using this service.

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