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 31 August, 6th September, 27th September, 18th October, 8th November, 29th November, 20th December, 10th January and 31st January

Week 1
Red BandBlue BandJacket Potato SidesDesserts
MondayBeef Burger with ChipsQuorn Burger with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansIce Cream
TuesdayPork Sausages with MashQuorn Dippers with Smiley FacesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseFresh BroccoliJelly
WednesdayRoast Chicken with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingRoast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseFresh CarrotsCookie
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges
Vegetarian Sausage Roll with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornCocoa Sponge with Cocoa Sauce
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with Chips
Jacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasLemon Cake

Week 2 – Week commencing 13th September, 4th October, 25th October, 15th November, 6th December, 17th January and 7th February

Week 2
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayBeef Bolognese with SpaghettiVegetarian Sausage Roll with Potato SmilesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasMarble Sponge
TuesdayChicken Goujons with Potato WedgesCheesy Wrap Stack with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornJelly
WednesdayRoast Gammon
with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire Pudding
Roast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsFruit Smoothie
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza with Potato WedgesFish Cake with Potato WedgesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasApple Sponge with Custard
FridayFish Fillet with ChipsCheese & Tomato PastaJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansCarrot Cake

Week 3 – Week commencing 20th September, 11th October, 1st November, 22nd November, 13th December, 3rd January and 24th January

Week 3
Red BandBlue BandJacket PotatoSidesDesserts
MondayCowboy Casserole with Mash PotatoesQuorn Sausages with Mash Potatoes and GravyJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseFresh BroccoliFrozen Yoghurt
TuesdayChicken Curry with RiceMacaroni CheeseJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseSweetcornBanana Cake
WednesdayRoast Chicken
with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire Pudding
Roast Quorn Fillet with Roast Potatoes and Yorkshire PuddingJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseCarrotsCookie
ThursdayCheese & Tomato Pizza
with Potato Wedges
Quorn Dippers with Potato SmilesJacket Potato with Tuna or CheeseBaked BeansIced Muffin
FridayFish Fingers with ChipsVegetable Fingers with ChipsJacket Potato with Tuna or CheesePeasIce Cream