Weekly meal numbers (Report 14)

The Weekly meal numbers report shows all meals that have been taken by a pupil, staff member, visitor or other consumer.

  This article will teach you...

How to locate and open the Individual meal numbers (Report 03) report.

This report will show the number of meals taken per individual pupil, staff, visitor or other consumer, providing a summary of total meals taken and how many were paid vs free (FSM/UFSM). It will also provide the current meal balance for those individuals.


With the introduction of London Free School Meals there will be an additional column, row, or table that will be displayed in meal reports for eligible schools.

  • If you fall outside of the London catchment the columns, rows or additional tables will not display.
  • If you are inside the eligible London catchment, and have the entitlement enabled, LFSM will be populated for all junior (KS2) year groups while UiFSM will continue to display Infant (KS1) year groups.
  1. Navigate to Attendance, meals & Events then Reports
  2. From the list, expand Meal number reports
  3. Select Weekly meal numbers (Report 14)
  4. Select the period you wish to review by entering start and end dates .
  5. Select the appropriate event time, normally Lunch time for meals though other options may be available.
  6. Choose a specific type if relevant or leave as All.
  7. You may optionally see a more detailed breakdown for particular phases by selecting any of Nursery, Infant, Junior or Upper (see Selecting a specific phase for more detailed information below).
  8. Select Show report to see an on screen summary.
  9. An option to Download to Excel is available if you wish to undertake further analysis of your data.

Selecting a specific phase for more detailed information

By selecting one or more of the four available phase options from Nursery, Infant, Junior or Upper, you can see an additional breakdown of the meal numbers. Simply select the phase you are interested in before using the Show Report button.

You will see three additional reports for All, FSM and Paid numbers, with a column for each year group included in the phases chosen.

Should it be required, you also have an option to show or hide an explanation by using the Show key option.



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