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Ashley Down Primary School

School Dinners & Milk, Absence and Uniform

School Dinners:

School Dinners cost £2.70 per day.

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to Free School Meals.

School dinner choices are registered in the classroom daily at the same time as morning registration. Payment for school dinners should be made in advance via School Gateway. This is the same system as used for school trip payments. A minimum payment of £10 is required for these online payments: www.schoolgateway.com

Guidance notes for new users of School Gateway can be found here.

Lunch menus:

Ashley Down Primary

Term 2, 3 & 4 - Autumn/Winter Menu

Brunel Field Primary

Term 2, 3 & 4 - Autumn/Winter Menu



If your child is not able to come to school due to illness or for any other reason, please remember to call the school absence line (via the school office) before 9am. If you leave a message concerning your child's illness could you please provide full details of your child's symptoms as we keep a check on any illnesses going around.

Leave of Absence:

Due to new legislation set on 1st September 2013 Schools can no longer authorise absences for holidays.  For more information please read

New Regulations for Term-time Absences

 If you need to apply for leave, please complete the online form.

School Uniform:

We are a uniform school and expect all children to wear the school uniform. The uniform is a green sweatshirt and white polo shirt, black or grey trousers or skirt and black shoes. Sweatshirts with our school logo can be purchased from:

Unit 1 Simmonds View
Stoke Gifford
BS34 8HR

Telephone - 0117 962 0011


Logo badges can be purchased from the School Office

Bookbags are available to order below.

Ashley Down Primary School


Brunel Field Primary School


To view our full school uniform policy please click here.

School Milk:

If your child is over 5 and you would like them to have milk please contact:

School Milk Services Ltd
Manor Farm
Collum Lane



Fruit & Vegetable Scheme:

As part of the Government's School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme, all Reception and KS1 children receive a free piece of fresh fruit or vegetable each day.