The food service offers an ‘all day’ provision where students, staff and visitors can enjoy freshly made and cooked dishes throughout the Academy day.
There are four food outlets consisting of:
The Main Servery is open to students at Breakfast time (7.45am - 8.20am) offering toast, cereal, egg, beans and tomatoes. Break time is from 10.45am to 11.00am and offers a wide range of breakfast items changing daily. Lunch times are from 1.00pm to 1.35pm, with Year 7 getting priority in the dining hall from 1pm to 1.15pm, where a selection of hot and cold meals are on offer to purchase including such delights as homemade fish and chips and full roasted dinners. Of course the old favourites of chocolate steamed pudding and custard feature as well as a selection of fresh fruit. Once students have finished their lunch they have a variety of clubs they can participate in such as; Quiet Reading Zone, Homework Club, Table Tennis and many other sporting and recreation activities.
The Juice Bar open during break, lunch and after school until 3pm and has a selection of hot and cold drinks, fresh fruit juices, smoothies and a selection of bottled and carton drinks.
Café Culture offers a variety of homemade sandwiches and hot grab and go products (both hot and cold). A high standard of cakes and gateaux, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, pies, tarts and salads are available, all made on the premises.
Fresh fruit, water and bread is available at all outlets. Homemade soup is available in the winter months.
Meeting any of the following criteria will enable parent / carers to register for free school meals:
If you are receiving any of the above benefits and your child is not in receipt of free school meals, please contact the appropriate Local Authority for details on how to register:
Tameside – 0161 342 8355, online application www.tameside.gov.uk in search type “free school meals”
Manchester – 0161 234 5005, online application www.manchester.gov.uk in search type “free school meals”
Oldham – 0161 770 6688, online application www.oldham.gov.uk in search type “free school meals”