Lunch Menus

Our menus are:

  • Gold Standard Food for Life award winning
  • Seasonal and changed twice a year
  • We have monthly theme days and we run fun cooking events to educate children about healthy eating and cooking

All key stage 1 (KS1) pupils, including reception children, are entitled to free school meals. Your child could also get free school meals if you are receiving certain benefits.

If your child has any special dietary requirements, please can you inform us as soon as possible.

Thurrock Catering

Every day more than 15,000 school meals are served in Thurrock.

Thurrock provide affordable, nutritious meals for local school children.

Over 75% of the food is made using local ingredients:

  • organic and traceable farm fresh British meat
  • 200,000 kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables every year
  • fish that is caught from sustainable sources

Breaktime Snacks

Bulphan Academy is part of the Government’s School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme. Under the scheme, each child aged four to six (Early Years and Years 1 and 2) receive a free piece of fruit or vegetable each school day.

All children are allowed to bring in the following snacks for breaktime:

  • Fruit
  • Dried Fruit e.g. raisins
  • Vegetables
  • Bread sticks
  • Plain crackers

Week 1

Week 1
Red BandBlue BandSidesDesserts
MondayPork Sausages
with Mashed Potatoes
& Gravy
Vegetarian Sausages
with Mashed Potatoes & Gravy (V)
Fresh BroccoliIce Cream
TuesdayShepherd’s PieBubble Salmon
with Diced Potatoes
SweetcornApple Streusel Crumb Cake
with Custard
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Roast Potatoes & Gravy
BBQ Quorn Fillet
with Diced Potatoes
Fresh CarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges (V)
Jacket Potato
with a Choice of Filling (V)
Fresh CauliflowerBanana Sponge
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetarian Sausage Roll
with Chips (v)
Baked BeansOatmeal Sultana Cookie

Week 2

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandSidesDesserts
MondayMeatballs in Tomato Sauce
with Wholemeal Pasta
Veggie Balls in Tomato Sauce
with Wholemeal Pasta (V)
Fresh BroccoliIced Smoothie
TuesdayBBQ Chicken
with Potato Smiles
Jacket Potato
with a Choice of Filling (V)
Corn on a CobCocoa Sponge & Sauce
WednesdayRoast Honey Glazed Gammon
with Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Southern Style
Quorn Fillet with Potatoes (V)
Seasonal CabbageFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Herb Diced Potatoes (V)
Jacket Potato
with a Choice of Filling (V)
SweetcornMarble Sponge
with Custard
FridayHarry Ramsdens Fish Fillet
with Chips
Vegan Quorn Nuggets
with Chips (V)
Baked BeansBlueberry Muffin

Week 3

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandSidesDesserts
MondayTurkey Burger
with New Potatoes
Wholemeal Pasta Arrabiata (V)Baked BeansFrozen Yoghurt
TuesdayChicken Jalfrezi Curry
with Rice
Macaroni Cheese(V)Mixed VegetablesCarrot Cake
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Rosemary Sausage with Potatoes (V)Fresh CarrotsSultana Shortbread
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges (V)
Jacket Potato
with a Choice of Filling (V)
Corn on a CobFully Sponge with Custard
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with Chips (V)PeasFruit Jelly