Our Parish

30 hours free childcare

Nursery Admissions - September 2017

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending Nursery in the academic year 2017/2018 eligible for 30 hours free childcare:

Can I get help with my childcare costs

School Meals and Menus

St Anthony's school meals are freshly cooked on the premises every day.  A variety of healthy hot and cold food with vegetables and fruit is available for our pupils to choose from.  Most special dietary needs are catered for.

New menus were introduced after Christmas and the attached four weekly menus are currently served in rotation.  Please click on the link below to view the menus.

Menus for Summer Term

Attached below is a link to the Manchester City Council school meals page which has a lot of information about nutrition and school meal provision.


For parents and carers interested in applying for free school meals, this process can now be completed online by clicking this link https://www.cloudforedu.org.uk/ofsm/sims/.  Applying online confirms the elibigility or otherwise instantly so there is no need to wait for replies to paper forms sent to the council offices.

The attached document contains detailed instructions on how to process the online application Application Guide for Free School Meal Checker


Useful Links

  • Oxford Owls - Oxford owls reading scheme. If the teacher has not given your child a password - contact Mrs Hopwood who can arrange for a log on.
  • IXL Maths - Maths software for children to test their skills.
  • Department for Education - Articles and advice for children and young people.
  • Purple Mash - Educational activities for children.
  • Action For Children - Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.
  • CEOP - News and articles surrounding Internet safety.
  • Think U Know - Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the Internet.
  • Keeping children safe in education - government guidelines for safeguarding