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
MondayCowboy Casserole with RiceJacket Potato with Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawFresh BroccoliFrozen Yoghurt
TuesdaySpaghetti BolognaiseQuorn Dippers with Potato PuffsMixed VegetablesOrange Shortbread
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Gravy
BBQ Quorn Fillet
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes
Fresh CarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Smiley Faces (V)
Veggie Fingers with Smiley FacesSweetcorn CobetteMarble Cake & Custard
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawPeasIced Sponge

Week 2

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandSidesDesserts
MondayVegetarian Sausage Roll with Diced PotatoesJacket Potato with Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawBaked BeansFruit Smoothie
TuesdayBurger with ChipsQuorn Burger with ChipsBaked BeansBanana Muffin
WednesdayRoast Honey Glazed Gammon
with Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Quorn Fillet with Yorkshire Pudding and Roast PotatoesFresh CarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges (V)
Vegetable Pasta BakeSweetcornOat & Raisin Cookie
FridayFish Fingers
with Chips
Jacket Potato with Baked Beans or Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawBaked BeansCocoa Sponge & Cocoa Sauce

Week 3

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandSidesDesserts
MondayMacaroni CheeseJacket Potato with Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawPeasIce Cream
TuesdayChicken Curry
with Rice
Vegetarian Sausage Roll with Potato WedgesMixed VegetablesFlapjack
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Quorn Fillet with Yorkshire Pudding and Roast Potatoes (V)Fresh CarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Puffs (V)
Quorn Dippers with Potato Puffs (V)SweetcornApple Sponge with Custard
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or Cheese & Mixed Salad & ColeslawSweetcornCarrot Cake