Lunchtime

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A healthy diet is important for children’s development and a good lunch will ensure that they are able to concentrate during the afternoon. At Allfarthing you can choose between a cooked meal or a packed lunch from home. Our school lunches are all cooked on the premises from fresh ingredients. There is a choice of hot and cold food and always a vegetarian option. Children can have salad and fresh fruit with every meal and our lunches conform to all the food standards and nutritional recommendations. 

Download the Autumn Wandsworth Menu 3 Choice

For ideas on how to provide a healthy, tasty packed lunch look at:

School Packed Lunches – NHS Healthy choices Website

It’s easy to fall into a routine, with the same food every day in a packed lunch. To add variety, try pitta bread, chapatis, crusty rolls, muffins or bagels with one of these healthy fillings:

  • Chicken with a low-fat dressing and salad
  • Grated cheese and pickle
  • Bacon, lettuce and tomato
  • Tuna and tomato
  • Salmon and cucumber
  • Hummus and red pepper

Other suitable items include:

  • Fruit, both fresh or dried
  • Cheese cubes
  • Pot of yogurt or a yogurt drink
  • Cherry tomatoes or sticks of vegetables
  • Small pot of potato, pasta or rice salad
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Fruit juice or soup in a flask