Lunches at Thorndown

Thorndown Primary School contract the catering to Lunchtime Company to provide school meals for pupils and staff.

All meals will be cooked from fresh ingredients every day. Local suppliers are used where possible and 60% of all fruit and vegetables are sourced within a 15 mile radius of the school. The Lunchtime Company work to the Soil Association’s food for Life bronze accreditation which means that all chicken is ‘Freedom Food’, Turkey is free range and organic and beef and lamb are ‘Red Tractor’.

The aim is to make the lunchtime meal a highlight of the day.

A school packed lunch will be available as a menu option where the children will be able to select the items for their packed lunch. Pasta and Jacket potatoes, both with a selection of sauces or fillings will also be available.

COVID-19 and School Meals: When pupils return in September there will be a limited packed lunch style menu on offer. This is to ensure that class bubbles and social distancing are kept throughout the day. The menu will be the same each week and includes a choice of two lunch options but only one choice of pudding. Vegetable sticks and freshly baked bread will be available everyday.


From October: The school will be offering a hot meal for pupils on the below days, with packed lunches still being available:

Monday – Year 3

Tuesday – Year 4

Wednesday – Year 1 and Year 5

Thursday – Year 2

Friday – Reception and Year 6


To see the menu then please click the link below:

Please click HERE to see the Autumn 2020 Menu




All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a Free School Lunch. This is a wonderful opportunity for the children to eat a healthy hot meal with their friends and to enjoy the sociability of having a meal together. There is no need to pre-book a meal, your child just has to tell the class teacher at registration time in the morning.


Please click HERE to access the Free School Meal Application from Cambridgeshire County Council