Catering services at DHSG are delivered in house by our own staff. We pride ourselves on a varied menu providing the right balance between good quality, healthy food and value for money.
The main meal choice at lunchtime costs £2.30.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently operating a reduced food service. Lunches need to be pre-ordered by the day before at the latest please and will be delivered to the student's tutor room (apart from Year 13 who can collect from the Servery. Please see the Food pre-order form for further details and to pre-order a lunch. Details of the lunch options available can be seen in the weekly menus below before you make your pre-order.
Special dietary requirements
Please contact the Catering Manager know if your child has any special dietary requirements or food allergies via our contact us page
Dining Hall Opening Times
The dining hall is open from Monday to Friday at the following times:
Breakfast Club: 08.00 to 08.40: Serving hot sausage or bacon baguettes, plain or chocolate croissant, pancakes, cereal, cooked breakfast, toast, fresh fruit, hot chocolate, water, juice and carton milk.
Morning Break: 11.10 to 11.30: Serving hot snacks, pasta, salad bar, sandwiches and baguettes, fresh fruit, hot chocolate, water, juice and carton milk.
Lunch: 13.35 to 14.20: Serving main meals, pasta, jacket potatoes, hot snacks, sandwiches and baguettes, salad bar, cold snacks, yoghurts, salads, cakes & biscuits, fruit pots, fresh fruit, water, juice, carton milk
Free School Meals
Free School Meals are available for any student whose families meet the Plymouth City Council eligibility criteria. If you would like further information and details on registering for Free School Meals please go to the Catered website and download an application form.
Cashless Catering System
We run a cashless catering system in school, using a card swipe system operated by CRB Cunninghams. Students can top up their accounts by inserting cash in a machine located near to the dining room, and parents and carers can top up on line using iPayimpact. All students will be issued with their first card free of charge, but replacement cards will cost £3.