Frizinghall Primary School

Frizinghall Primary School

School Meals - Menu

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               Friday is pizza day.                                    The photo booth at the space themed lunch.  

 

Lunchtime is an important part of a child’s school day, giving pupils a break with friends and the chance to recharge their batteries ready for the afternoon’s activities. Children select from a wide range of options (traditional, halal, vegetarian, jacket potatoes, paninis and sandwiches/wraps) each morning and the majority of these are cooked on site.

We think that there are many good reasons why choosing a school meal is the best lunchtime option for children.

Bradford Council provides our school lunches; they cater for many schools within the district:

Quality meal provision

  • Our meals use fresh high quality ingredients.
  • Our tasty school meals provide lots of choice and great variety with menus operating on a 3-week cycle.
  • All meat and poultry used is fresh and locally sourced and our fresh vegetables and potatoes are locally sourced.
  • We don’t use any preservatives, colouring or additives that are unsuitable for children.
  • Our Halal meals, provided for Muslims, are 100% authentic with an approved and fully audited supply chain.
  • There are no nuts or Genetically Modified (GM) foods on offer and salt, fat and sugar content is kept to a minimum across the whole menu.
  • Non-meat choices are available every day.
  • Special dietary needs can be catered for.

Great value

  • A school meal provides excellent value for money and allows you to budget and plan.
  • They are a cost effective way to ensure your child has a healthy balanced meal at lunchtimes.
  • Pupils can choose from either two-course hot meals or sandwich-based options. These meals are provided free to all primary school pupils in reception class and Years 1 and 2 and cost only £1.80 for pupils in Years 3 to 6.
  • What’s more, our complete menu range is available for children eligible for free school meals. To find out if your child is eligible for free school meals follow this link. https://www.bradford.gov.uk/benefits/applying-for-benefits/free-school-meals/

Balanced nutrition

  • By choosing school meals, you can rest assured that your child has a tasty and nutritious meal every day, packed full of the goodness that growing bodies need.
  • Our menus meet the government’s nutritional standards for school meals.
  • Children who eat a well-balanced diet at lunchtime are more likely to have better concentration levels in the afternoon, improving their learning, behaviour and health.

Convenience

  • It saves you the time and effort of planning and preparing a varied and nutritious lunch for your child.
  • It’s one less job for busy parents to do.
  • No need to worry about the lunch box contents during the warm weather.

Social skills

  • Provides the opportunity to further develop their social skills as they sit down with friends to enjoy their meals.
  • School meals help encourage good eating habits from an early age.
  • There are plenty of opportunities to try new foods, either on the standard menu or as part of our regular promotional theme menus.

It’s fun

  • Our well-trained catering team is helpful, friendly and there to ensure your child is satisfied with their meal choice.
  • The promotional events we regularly hold add even more fun and enjoyment to the lunchtime experience.

 

For more information about Free School Meals, contact the school office.

For information about school dinners, contact Mrs Hemmingway via the lower key stage 2 door.

Further information is also available at: https://www.bradford.gov.uk/education-and-skills/school-meals/primary-schools/