Squid fobOur cashless catering services are run by Independent Catering, and students purchase items using a sQuid fob, pictured here  (

Breakfast is available before school, and there are two breaks: 11:10–11:50 and 12:50–13:30. There are different food options available in the three serving areas. Students have access to the different locations on a rota.

Hot food choices include two main meals (home cooked) including one vegetarian meal, and jacket potatoes with choices of fillings. In addition, we serve 'street food', sandwiches and hot paninis, fresh fruit, cakes and cookies. Click for the breakfast tariff and the lunch tariff.

Click for the 2023/24 Term 6 Secondary Schools menu from Independent Catering.

Free School Meals

All students are given sQuid fobs on joining TWGSB. All the fobs look the same and work in the same way, whether the student is receiving a free meal or is paying. The only difference is that your son/daughter will have their account set up to allow them to get a meal without you needing to put money into the account.
If you think you might be eligible for free school meals (FSM), you can check your eligibility for FSM and make an application by following this link: Your child may be eligible for free school meals if you receive any of the following:

  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit