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School Lunches

Here at Holy Cross we take school lunches very seriously!

We believe that nutritious school meals help improve our readiness to learn, our behaviour at school and the healthy eating habits we are establishing for life.

We are so very lucky to have our own head chef Mrs. Maria Linares who not only cooks our school lunches but creates seasonal, balanced menus we love. This is her hard at work in the kitchen! 

 

Week 1 Spring Menu 2021

Week Beginning: 4th January, 24th January, 21st February ad 14th March

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

MAIN

 

Roasted Sausages

 

Chicken Curry

Noodles with a Selection of

Toppings

Shepherd's

Pie

Cod Loin Fish  

Fingers 

VEG MAIN

 Pasta Bake

 Soup and Garlic Bread

Soup and Garlic Bread

 

Spinach and Mozzarella Soufle

 

Vegetarian Wraps

 

Rice and Peas 

STARCH

 Mashed Potatoes

Rice

Noodles/

Bread

Mashed Potatoes Oven Baked Chunky Chips

 

Green

Peas

Green

Beans

Broccoli

 

Carrots and Sweetcorn
Mixed vegetables

DESSERT

 Mixed Berry

Yoghurt

 

Brooklyn Blackout Cake

Fruit Jelly

Banana Loaf Dark Chocolate Brownie 

 

Week 2 Spring Menu 2021

Week Beginning: 10th, 31st January, 28th February and 21st March 

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

MAIN

Cottage Pie

Chicken Nuggets

 Pizza with Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil

Beef

Meatballs in Tomato & Basil Sauce

Tuna Bake 

VEG MAIN

Soup and Garlic Bread 

 Vegetarian

Quesadillas

 Jacket Potatoes with Toppings

Vegetarian Curry

Vegetarian

Peas and Sinach Bake 

STARCH

New Potatoes

Potatoes Wedges

Pasta or 

Bread

Rice Pasta

VEG

Broccoli

 

Green

Peas

Green Beans

Carrots and Sweetcorn

Mixed vegetables

DESSERT

Berries

Yoghurt

Pineapple and Banana Cake

Fruit Jelly

Flapjack

Chocolate Cake 

 

Week 3 Spring Menu 2021

 Week Beginning: 17th January, 7th February, 7th and 28th March

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

MAIN

Roasted Chicken

Drumsticks

 

Beef Lasagna

 

Mac and Cheese

 

Chilli Con Carne

Fish and Chips

 

VEG MAIN

 

Chickpea and Vegetable Stew

Mixed Vegetables

Quiche

 

Vegetarian Fajitas

Lentil Casserole

Vegetarian

Sausages 

STARCH

Sauteed

Potatoes

 

 

Pasta

 

Pasta
Rice Baked  Chips

VEG

Broccoli

Green

Peas

Green Beans

Carrot and Sweetcorn

Mixed vegetables

DESSERT

 Berry

Yoghurt

Orange and Carrot Cake

Fruit Jelly

Seasonal Fruit Chocolate and Coconut Brownie

 

 

 

 

Reasons we think our school lunches are great: 

  • Our school lunches offer a varied selection of freshly cooked, seasonal produce that meet the nutritional standards set by the government.
  • Lunch time is also a time for us to develop our social skills and try new foods and share this experience with our friends
  • Our school lunches are always packed full of fruit and vegetables. Our Head Chef Maria has such high expectations - our school lunches provide more than one portion of fruit and one portion of vegetables every day for each child, helping them to reach their '5 a day'. 
  • Maria prepares menus that cater for all of us. Any child who has particular requirements is catered for - including those who are vegetarian or who have a special diet. If pupils have allergies or intolerances to certain foods, Maria makes sure that their lunch time experience is the same as every other child.
  • Our school meals are very good value. At the moment, our lunches are just £2.20 a day.
  • Our school meals are convenient for our parents; they don't have to make packed lunches which saves parents time!

If you would further information about our school lunches, our Head Chef Maria or any information regarding food at our school, please do not hesitate to contact us.