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 five food outlets consisting of:
The main servery is open to students for breakfast club from 7.30am until 8.05 am offering toast cereals and drinks. Break time is from 10.45am until 11.00am where we will be selling a range of items including toast, potato cakes, crumpets, fresh fruit pots or yoghurt pots.
Lunch times are from 1.00pm – 1.35pm. There is ample seating both inside the Atrium and under cover outside for the outdoor food pod. At lunchtime the main servery has a selection of traditional hot dinners. The Grab and Go section will serve healthy take-away style food. Cafe Culture will serve Hot and Cold sandwiches, Wraps, Pasta pots as well as Fresh Fruits pots and drinks.
The Pod will only be open for Break.
All food is freshly prepared on the premises and we are able to cater for all diets, with prior warning, and are fully aware of allergens, information about these can be obtained from our staff for every item made.
School Compliant drinks and fresh fruit can be bought from all our outlets
Our menus are on a three-week rotation and are changed seasonally.
Droylsden Academy Catering Team currently hold a Gold Award from Children’s Nutrition Team Tameside, Food4Life.
We work to provide healthy food and drinks which meet evidence based nutrition and oral health guidelines.
We are very proud of this Award and work hard to maintain the standard.
Students are eligible for free school meals if in receipt of the following:
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:
You can also apply online, here.