Category Archives: Canteen

The school canteens are operated by RCT’s Catering Direct service. Both the main hall and lesser hall canteens are open at breaktime and lunchtime. The lesser hall is also open from around 8am for breakfast. The canteens operate a cashless system.

Pay for school meals online

RCT council has upgraded the online dinner money payment system.

The new system offers the following improvements :

  • More user friendly look and feel
  • ‘Shopping basket’ functionality giving the option to add multiple items with one payment at ‘Checkout’
  • The ability to register an account to which you can save the pupil references they pay regularly
  • Parents who register can also choose to save their card details
  • Payment pages will re-size to display on a mobile phone or tablet

Nothing will change in terms of they we notify you of  payments , you’ll continue to receive your dinner money reports as usual.  Also parents can continue to use their existing reference numbers.

The web addresses are below – a link to the English site is also available on the side of the website.


Online payments (English)

Online payments (Welsh)


Canteen menus – summer 2014

The meal of the day comprises of a main course, dessert and drink. This represents excellent value for money for only £2.50.

Also, on offer are the healthy choices below:-
Home made dish of the day e.g. curry, chilli, Cajun or traditional option from £2.25
Range of freshly prepared salads, salad & pasta pots from £1.30
Filled jacket potatoes from £1.40
Filled tortilla wraps, pitas, baguettes, rolls and hot baps from £1.30
Pre- selection vegetarian menu from £1.20
Delicious desserts, puddings, fresh fruit and yoghurts from 40p-90p
Pasta and Pizza of the day from £1.00 to £1.80
Range of nutritious snacks and drinks from 30p to £1.10

Menu 1 – click to see a larger version
Menu 2 – click to see a larger version

Online Payment for Dinner Money

From Monday 14th November parents will be able to pay for their children’s school dinners securely online. 

For a few weeks there may be a delay of 1 or 2 days in money being added to your child’s account in school as we are waiting for a software upgrade.  Please allow for this.

Pupils will be bringing home a letter with their Unique Reference Number shortly.

How to Pay Online

  1. Visit
  2. Select Y Pant from the drop down list of schools.
  3. Select “school dinner money” from the next drop-down list.
  4. Enter your child’s Unique Reference Number and name.
  5. Select the address – or add your address.
  6. Click PAY at the bottom of the page.

The money will then be credited to your child’s account and they can pay using the fingerprint payment system as usual.