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Ifield School has its own kitchen where meals are prepared daily by Mandy and her team.

The school is designated a Healthy School and meals prepared will help to contribute towards a healthy diet using fresh produce where possible. All dietary needs are met to a high standard and the kitchen has achieved a five star rating over the past five years.

‘School lunch money should be paid in advance and is charged at £2.40 a day - £12.00 per week.  This can be paid via the school's online parent communication system (IRIS ParentMail) or by cash and cheque.  Cheques should be made payable to Ifield School.’ If your child is in Year R, 1 & 2 they will automatically be entitled to a Universal Free school meal. Eligibility for free school meals can be checked by clicking the following KCC link - . An application form for free school meals can be requested from the school office or by calling 01474 365485.

Pupils may bring packed lunches. Any drinks brought to the School must be in plastic containers and not glass bottles or cans. As a Healthy School, fizzy drinks are not allowed.


  • Ofsted Outstanding
  • Ofsted Outstanding 2012/2013
  • Ofsted Outstanding 2010/2011
  • The Cedar Federation
  • SEN Specialist Schools
  • International School Award
  • Kent County Council
  • Ifield Smile
  • Arts MArk
  • Healthy Schools
  • Sport England
  • iNet
  • Financial Management Standard in Schools
  • Olympic & Paralympic Values
  • RFS