School Meals

The Palmer Catholic Academy uses a cashless system, facilitated by ParentPay.

Students use their catering cards to purchase food at break and lunchtime.  Students receive their catering cards when they join the academy.  Students should go to the Finance Office for any issues.  The tills at the academy do not accept cash.

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Freshly prepared hot nutritious meals are provided daily by BD Group who manage the catering provision at the academy in Palmer Hall, O’Donnell Hall, Food Pod and Sixth Form Cafe. 

More information about BD Group, click below BD Group 


Food Service Times


08.30 - 08.40am Breakfast Service (O’Donnell Hall)

10.50 - 11.10am Break - (O’Donnell Hall, Palmer Hall, Food Pod & Sixth Form Cafe)

12.55 - 13.35pm Lunch -  (O’Donnell Hall, Palmer Hall, Food Pod & Sixth Form Cafe)

Two Course Meal The daily two course meal deal and a bottle of water costs £2.45

Take a look at the lunch menu

Take a look at the price list


Students who have a specific allergy or dietary requirement, must ensure the medical assistant is aware so the academy can let catering staff know.  The medical assistant can be contacted by email: or by phone or in person in the medical room.