The Dining Hall restaurant at Charters is run by Cucina. The restaurant operates on a cashless basis with all transactions being made through the Biometric, fingerprint recognition system and online top ups through Parent Pay.At the bottom of this page you can set a daily spending limit for your child by completing the form and view the menus and price list.
Students who are concerned about potential allergens are encouraged to speak to the Chef who will talk them through the food of the day.
Parents with concerns about allergens are asked to contact Cucina directly to discuss specific issues.
BIOMETRIC INFORMATION AND HOW IT WILL BE USED AT CHARTERS SCHOOL
Biometric information is information about a person’s physical or behavioural characteristics that can be used to identify them as part of an automated recognition system, for example, information from their fingerprint. Please read this letter to see how the school plans to take and use this information from your child’s fingerprint.
Please read our responses to the most Frequently Asked Questions.
The school is working with BioStore Ltd, an experienced provided of biometric systems. Their Data Protection Statement can be read here.
Should you have any queries regarding Biometrics, please contact us.
FREE SCHOOL MEALS
For those who qualify for free school meals, Cucina are unique in offering any two items purchased together during Period 3 lunch break, regardless of price. The free school meal allowance does not apply to items purchased outside the lunch break. More details relating to Free School Meals can be found here.
LOW BALANCE ALERTS
Parents can set low balance alerts on Parentpay to let them know when their child’s lunch balance has fallen below a minimum amount.
Please log into your account in ParentPay> Communication>Alert settings. It’s probably a good idea to check that your registered email remains correct by following the link on the page. Then under Balance Alerts enter the minimum Threshold value for each child against the Dinner Money for Charters School service and tick for email alert.
Email alerts are free, if you would prefer to receive a text alert you will need to top up the Text Message Balance.