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The Wavell School

The Wavell School Specialist Technology College

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Pay Online

The Canteen uses a biometric system which means that students need to deposit money into their accounts before being able to make their purchases. We have two up-loading machines in school where students can deposit their money; alternatively, you may wish to access our on-line payment service.



Please note: The cost of a School Meal will increase by 5p to £2.15 from 1st April 2017.  The increase of 5p is being introduced to meet the rising cost of providing school meals. We do still believe this continues to represent good value for money for a two course, freshly cooked school meal.

All students are expected to stay on site for lunch. Lunchtime passes are only available to very special cases if you want your child to go home for lunch, i.e. medical reasons.





The School Canteen provision, which includes a Breakfast club, snacks at Break-time and a full Lunch-time service is managed by Hampshire County Council's professional Catering Service, HC3S whose passion is to provide healthy, fleshly prepared food using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. 

Winners of the Cost Sector Education Caterer of the Year 2011.

Accredited with the Hyperactive Children's Support Group's Highest Award for Excellence in School Catering in 2005.

Holder of the Good Egg, Good Chicken and Good Pig Award from Compassion in World Farming

Winners of the FreeFrom Eating Out Award 2014

We work just as hard to ensure that our food is always good value for money, Just £2.15 provides a balanced lunch with vegetables, homemade cake and a juice drink. 

To find out more about us, our food, and to see our current tariff please visit the HC3S website http://www3.hants.gov.uk/caterers

Pasta King

Pasta King pasta pots are available every day at lunchtime from both the Main Hall and C Block. There is always a meat and a vegetarian option available.


A variety of snacks such as sandwiches, jacket potatoes, pizza, fruit and milkshakes are also available during morning break and lunchtime. See the price list below for further detail.


New Online “Free School Meal” Eligibility Checking

Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S) has launched a new online service so parents can check their eligibility for free school meals themselves.

This self-service option is available here


Please note that the criteria for free school meals is the same, regardless of method of checking eligibility, but for the online service, all you need to do is enter your name, national insurance number or asylum number, your address and your child’s details. Press ‘submit’ and you will find out if you are eligible.
If your result comes back ‘found’, this means your child is eligible for free meals and the system automatically tells your school. No more hassle in digging out paperwork and going into school to get it checked!

For more information, check out the web address above, or phone Sue Martin on 023 8062 7738.