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 12th April, 3rd May, 24th May, 14th June and 5th July

Week 1
Red BandBlue BandJacket Potato SidesDesserts
MondayPork Sausage with Mash and GravyQuorn Sausage with Mash and GravyJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasIce Cream
TuesdayChicken chunks with smiley facesMacaroni CheeseJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansBanana sponge
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Gravy
BBQ Quorn Fillet
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes
Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsFruit Jelly
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges
Quorn Fajita with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornApple crumble with Custard
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable fingers with Chips
Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasCarrot Cake

Week 2 – Week commencing 19th April, 10th May, 21st June and 12th July

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayBeef Burger with Potato WedgesQuorn Burger with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansIce Cream
TuesdayFish Cakes with Herby Diced PotatoesCheesy Leek Pasta BakeJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBroccoliOat & Raisin Cookie
WednesdayRoast Honey Glazed Gammon
with Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Quorn Fillet with Yorkshire Pudding and Roast Potatoes Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsApple & Cinnamon Sponge with Custard
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza with Potato SmilesQuorn Dippers with Potato SmilesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornFruit Jelly
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable & Tomato Pasta BakeJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasCocoa & Orange Sponge

Week 3 – Week commencing 26th April, 17th May, 7th June, 28th June and 19th July

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayBeef Bolognese with SpaghettiVeggie Sausage Roll with Potato SmilesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasFruit Smoothie
TuesdayBBQ Chicken with Savoury RiceVegetable Biryani with RiceJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseGreen BeansFruit Jelly
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes & Gravy
Roast Quorn Fillet with Yorkshire Pudding and Roast Potatoes (V)Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsSultana Sponge with Custard
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Smiles
Tuna Pasta BakeJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornFruit Muffin
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansCocoa Brownie