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 18th April, 6th June, 27th June, 18th July, 19th September and 10th October

Week 1
Red BandBlue BandJacket Potato SidesDesserts
MondayPork Sausages with Mash PotatoesQuorn Sausages with Mash PotatoesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBroccoliIce Cream
TuesdayChicken Chunks with Potato CrispersCheese Wrap with Potato CrispersJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansLemon Drizzle Cake
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
Vegetarian Sausage Roll with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornIce Cream Roll
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with Chips
Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasJam Sponge with Custard

Week 2 – Week commencing 25th April, 16th May, 13th June, 4th July, 5th September and 26th September

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayBeef Burger with Potato CrispersQuorn Burger with Potato CrispersJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansFruit Smoothie
TuesdayBBQ Chicken with RiceBBQ Quorn Fillet with RiceJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasCocoa Sponge and Cocoa Sauce
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 Dippers with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornLemon Shortbread
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsMacaroni CheeseJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasBanana Cake

Week 3 – Week commencing 2nd May, 23rd May, 20th June, 11th July, 12th September and 3rd October

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayBeef Lasagne with Garlic BreadQuorn Dippers with Potato CrispersJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasFrozen Yoghurt
TuesdayPork Hot Dog with Diced PotatoesQuorn Hot Dog with Diced PotatoesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornIced Sponge
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 Fingers with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornOat Cookie
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetarian Sausage Roll with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasIce Lolly