School Meals – HC3S (Hampshire County Council Catering Services)

The food at Crofton School is produced by Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S) whose passion is to provide healthy, freshly prepared food using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

  • Winners of the Cost Sector Education Caterer of the Year 2011
  • Accredited with the Hyperactive Children’s Support Group‘s Highest Award for Excellence in School Catering in 2005
  • Holder of the Good Egg, Good Chicken and Good Pig Award from Compassion in World Farming
  • Winners of the FreeFrom Eating Out Award 2014

And we work just as hard to ensure that our food is always good value for money, Just £2.15 provides a balanced lunch with vegetables, homemade cake and a juice drink.

To find out more about us, our food, and to see our full menu and current tariff, please visit our website.

Online Free School Meal Eligibility Checker

Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S) has launched a new online service so that parents can check their eligibility for free school meals themselves. Just visit our website. Please note that the criteria for free school meals is the same. All you need to do is enter your name, national insurance number or asylum number, your address and your child’s details. Press ‘submit’ and you will find out if you are eligible. If your result comes back ‘found’, this means your child is eligible for free school meals and the system automatically tells your school.

For more information, check out the web address above or ring Sue Martin on (02380) 627738.

If your child is entitled to free school meals and is going to be in Years 7, 9 and 10 in the academic year running from September 2017 to July 2018 you can apply for a uniform grant. Please contact Reception for an application form or click this link.



Crofton School,
Marks Road, Stubbington,
Fareham, Hampshire PO14 2AT

Reception: 01329 664251
Student Absence: 01329 666824
Fax: 01329 668525