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School Restaurant by Cucina

The Westgate School works closely with Cucina to ensure that all students have access to a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet at an affordable price.

Students have access to the restaurant before school for breakfast, breaktime, lunchtime and after school. Typical offerings are:

  • free porridge for breakfast
  • a ‘meal of the day’
  • ‘Grab and Go’ items such as paninis, pizzas and calzone
  • fresh pasta, wraps, sandwiches, baguettes and snacks
  • homemade soup of the day

The restaurant menu operates on a three week cycle and is available below.

"I am delighted to be part of the Cucina team and bring my culinary expertise to guarantee that day in day out your children get the best freshly made food they deserve. I have trained as a chef in France and have worked in the restaurant industry and retail sector for the past 16 years both in the UK and internationally. I am really looking forward to run activities with the students such as ‘foodie group’ to gather their feedback and let them have a say in what we do. If you have any queries please feel free to contact me at" Florent Arcin, Operations Manager.

We have a simple philosophy: to serve fantastic fresh food, quickly with a smile, to satisfied customers who return every day.

 Please click on the icon to find out more about the Cucina philosophy.

Please see below for 'Food allergens and intolerance policy'.

Please see below for 'Allergen Guidance and information'.

Cashless Catering

The school operates a cashless catering system so no cash will be accepted at the till.  Students will have their own account set up which can be topped through either ParentPay or via the machine located outside reception. ParentPay is the preferred option as it will negate the need for students to queue or bring cash to school. Please see the ParentPay section for further details.

Free School Meals

Taking up free school meals has benefits for everyone:

  • children get a healthy nutritious meal
  • schools can benefit directly by receiving £900 for each secondary child.

If don’t want your child to have the school meals they can continue to have packed lunches – as long as you qualify and are registered, the school still gets the extra money.

An application form can be found at the bottom of this page or apply online at Slough Council. Alternatively you may collect a form from the school reception.