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Our Canteen is open every school day for morning tea and lunch and run by our
FABULOUS Canteen Staff Becky McGowan and Kat Wadham and our wonderful volunteers. 


Lunch and recess orders can only be placed online through Flexischools.
CLICK HERE to register (one time registration) and order.  
Download the Flexischools App from their website too.


Recess and Lunch Orders

Please remember that you need to place separate recess and lunch orders if you want your child to have both recess and lunch. 


Counter Service
Is open for lunch with baked goods made on site; Frozen treats are available at lunch time including frozen fruit and home made ice blocks.


Please CLICK HERE to check out our sample menu for 2023. 

Manly Vale Public School canteen  has been approved as a "Healthy Choice Canteen" by the NSW Govt. A healthy school canteen supports a 'whole-of-school' approach to student health and wellbeing, and reinforces healthy eating messages taught in the classroom. The NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy supports a culture of healthy eating in school by:

  • promoting and increasing student access to healthier foods and drinks

  • decreasing student access to less healthy food and drinks

  • supporting water as a drink of choice

  • making a healthy choice an easy choice.

We always welcome new volunteers to our canteen – mums, dads, grandparents and carers all welcome! Your child will love having you in the canteen while you provide a critical service for our school community and have a great day catching up on what is happening at school.

Note:  Unfortunately, for WHS reasons, no children are permitted in the canteen.

Ready to volunteer?  Please CLICK HERE to register (if your first time) and choose a shift.

Shift Descriptions:

- 9 to 11.00am (Mon- Fri) Involves helping make/preparing the recess and lunch orders. 

- 12.30 to 1.30pm (Mon-Thur) Help serve at the counter. Help the children collect their lunches and serve lots of yummy snacks at the counter.

- 12.00 to 1.30pm (Friday) Help getting all the Friday lunches out and getting ready for busy Friday counter service. Fast paced but lots of fun.


Health and Safety

  • We ask that you do not do your shift if you or someone in your family is sick (especially COVID, Flu and Gastro).

  • We request that you continue waiting 10-14 days after COVID before coming in to volunteer.

  • We recommend that you are up to date with all your vaccinations.

  • We strongly recommend wearing a face mask.

  • If you are coming in after recovering from COVID please consider doing a Rapid Antigen Test to ensure that you are no longer contagious.

Working With Children Check (WWCC)
All Canteen volunteers need to complete the following form which then needs to be handed into the front office with appropriate ID (hard copies are also available at the front office).
This is free to apply for - CLICK HERE to get started.

Ready to Sign Up?
If you are able to help out - please CLICK HERE to sign up. 


MVPS Canteen Feedback Form
Let us know how we can improve the Canteen. We are always open to new, healthy, fun ideas for our canteen. Please use this form for your feedback.

Thanks for submitting!

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