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 commencing 31st October, 21st November, 12th December, 2nd January, 23rd January, 6th March and 27th March

Week 1
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayChicken Meatballs in a Tomato sauce with spaghetti pastaMeat Free Sausage Roll with diced potatoJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasIce Cream
TuesdayChicken Chunks with Potato CrispersQuorn Nuggets with Potato CrispersJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansCocoa Sponge with cocoa sauce
WednesdayRoast Chicken with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingRoast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseFresh CarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges
Vegetable Fingers with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornCoconut Sponge
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsQuorn Sausage with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasRocket Lolly

Week 2 – Week commencing 7th November, 28th November, 19th December, 9th January, 30th January, 20th February and 13th March

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayVegetable Bolognese with SpaghettiQuorn Nuggets with Herby Diced PotatoesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseGreen BeansFruit Smoothie
TuesdayChicken EnchiladasMacaroni CheeseJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasMarble Sponge and Custard
WednesdayRoast Gammon
with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire Pudding
Roast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBroccoliFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza with Potato WedgesQuorn Sausage with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornApple Flapjack
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasToffee Cake and Custard

Week 3 – Week commencing 14th November, 5th December, 16th January, 6th February, 27th February and 20th March

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayPork Sausage with ChipsCheese and Tomato PastaJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornFrozen Yoghurt
TuesdayCreamy Chicken Curry with RiceCheesy Wrap Stack with Diced PotatoJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasSpiced Orange Cake with Custard
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire Pudding
Roast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges
Vegetable Pasta BakeJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornVanilla Shortbread
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsQuorn Nuggets with chipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasApple Sponge