School Meals

Moor Hall Primary school is committed to offering our children healthy school meals.  We strongly encourage children to have a school meal every day. Not only does this provide vital sustenance to maintain energy levels but it also encourages the children to start to make independent healthy choices (your children will soon be demanding their “five a day”).  Younger children are helped by both the kitchen staff and the lunchtime supervisors, who encourage them to choose and eat a balanced meal and help them to cut up food where needed.
 


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Our healthy meals include:

  • Daily salad bar with a wide selection of vegetables, fruit, pastas, tortillas and bread

  • Freshly baked baguettes for sandwiches which are available with the vegetables of the day as well as the salad bar

  • Good quality, fresh meat not processed  meat

  • Home made sauces for pasta and chicken that include “hidden” fruit and vegetables

  • Puddings also have “hidden” fruit eg purees

  • Cheese and biscuits available as alternative to pudding

  • Pure fruit juices and cordials served in addition to water


Foods are never fried and salt and sugar intake are heavily controlled.

A choice of two main courses are offered each day with two carbohydrate options (potatoes, rice, pasta etc) and three vegetables.  The salad bar is always full and makes a great addition.

The menus operate on a four weekly cycle - full menus are displayed in school and are available from the school office.

Typical menus include;

Roast meat and gravy with roast or creamed potatoes, carrots, broccoli florets
Chicken fillet with rice pasta duo or chips, carrots, or baked beans
Vegetable pasta bake with sweetcorn and green beans

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Chocolate crunch & chocolate sauce
Fresh fruit wedges
Fruit iced smoothie

The menus are reviewed periodically and our school council and governing body play a key role in ensuring that the requirements of both the children and the parents are met.

For those parents who don’t choose a daily school meal for their child, we offer our “pay as you go” option whereby at the beginning of each half term, parents can choose which days of the week their children will have a school dinner for that half term  Ask at the school office for further details.

For the smaller number of children not taking up school meals, we operate a healthy lunchbox scheme where children are actively discouraged from bringing sugary drinks, crisps and chocolate.

School lunches currently cost just £2.35 per day!

download our current dinner menus:

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