Coronavirus Closure

Following government guidelines, Highcliffe Academy is now closed. The Cedars Academy in Birstall will be open to children of key workers at Cedars, Humphrey Perkins, Martin High and our primaries, Highcliffe, Riverside and Hallam Fields who have registered for a place

School Dinners
School Dinners

School dinners are provided by Leicestershire’s School Food Support Service.

Please click here for Information about Free School Meals and Universal Free School Meals.

Please click here for Leicestershire County Council information on Free School Meals.

The cost for a school meal is £2.25 per day.  We operate a cash cafeteria system. Pupils order their meal at registration from the day’s menu and pay for their lunch when they collect their meal from the servery. Please ensure that the money is put in a secure purse or wallet that is clearly marked with the child’s name and class. Children are responsible for keeping their purse/wallet safe.


As part of the National Nursery Milk Scheme pupils at Highcliffe receive a carton of milk up until the date of their fifth birthday.

Milk is available to all pupils which is ordered and pre-paid on a termly basis. The current cost is 23p per day. Please ask at the school office for more information.

Fruit Scheme

All pupils in years Reception, 1 and 2 receive a portion of fruit each day.