DOLCE supply our school dinners here at St Leonard’s and are determined to offer you and your child an excellent service, ensuring every child enjoys their meal and has the energy to study and learn in the afternoon.

The cost of a school dinner will be £2.30 per day (£11.50 per week).

SchoolGrid Account

When your child starts school you will be sent an email to create a SchoolGrid account. By accessing SchoolGrid online you will be able to pre order meals, view recipes, allergens, ingredients and make payments.


All allergies must be added to your SchoolGrid account, if you are having difficulties ticking the allergen information you need, please contact Customer Care on the contact details listed below and they will happily make arrangements to accommodate your child’s individual needs.


Your SchoolGrid account must be kept in credit. You can top your account up by:

Online Card Payment – A card payment can be made online through your SchoolGrid account, please log on and select [Account] – [Pay by card] where on screen prompts will assist in taking payment.

Telephone Card Payment – Our Customer Care team is available 8.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday to take a card payment for your account on 01942 707709. The minimum payment amount we can accept over the phone is £10.

Free Meals

If your child is in Reception/KS1 then you are entitled to Universal Free School meals. This will automatically be set up on your account as free, all the other features can be used as normal. If your child is in Nursery/KS2, you may still be entitled to Free School Meals so please contact the school office to find out if you are eligible. Once a decision has been made, we will update your account to Free School Meals.

Contact Details

Dolce is your catering provider. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions regarding school meals, allergens, payments etc, please do not hesitate to contact Dolce Customer Care Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, on 01942 707709 or by email to, we are always happy to hear from you.

SchoolGrid is the Software provider we use. If you experience any technical issues with access to SchoolGrid, please contact SchoolGrid technical support on 01506 300310 or by email to


Summer Term Menu

Packed Lunches

If your child does not want to stay for school dinners, they can choose to bring a packed lunch from home. We strongly encourage healthy food and drink options, examples of this can be found on the links below.


NHS – Healthier lunchbox recipes
BBC Goodfood – Healthy Lunchbox Ideas