The Catering department at Roundwood Park School produce a wide choice of popular, nourishing food for students and staff.
Please do not send students into school with nuts as we have several students with severe allergies.
The school canteen is open to all students and staff every school day, alongside a sixth form café and coffee shop. The break time service provides over 500 covers and the lunchtime service regularly exceeds 900.
All our dishes are freshly prepared on site on a daily basis. Seasonal menus are created in-house and are carefully balanced nutritionally for the ‘Meal of the day’. We provide a wide selection of Halal and vegetarian choices and also offer vegan and gluten free options. Menus can be found on the website. Please ‘Ask us’ if you have any allergies or dietary needs.
Students can visit the wrap bar for a made-to-order experience choosing marinated or crispy chicken with a choice of sauces including BBQ and garlic mayo paired with salad and cheese.
Our self-service salad bar offers a wide choice of colourful, nutritional and ‘on trend’ dishes loaded with fresh herbs and spices for students to choose from using sustainable takeaway containers.
Sandwiches, crusty baguettes and wraps are available to purchase at a range of price points from prawn Marie Rose to plain cheese. A meal deal packed lunch option is also available with a home baked cookie, carton and FREE fruit (Halal options available).
Two portion sizes to suit any taste are available at the daily pasta bar with traditional bolognaise, tomato pasta, pesto pasta, mac & cheese or just plain.
Curries range from Tikka, Korma, Madras, Balti and Thai to name a few.
Rice dishes like chicken and chorizo Jambalaya, seafood Paella, Jollof rice & Bao buns are popular additions to look out for.
A wide array of sweet and savoury, hot and cold snacks complements our offer. This ranges from breakfast bagels, pork or vegan sausage rolls, pies, blueberry muffins, cookies to continental breakfast pastries.
Booking is essential for Roundwood Park’s Christmas lunches with fresh vegetables and proper roast potatoes being prepped in the early hours to cover over 1000 student and staff orders.
Traditional butchers and fruiterers make up some of our suppliers with a focus on food miles and supporting local businesses. All other grocery items are purchased through companies that provide a buying source guarantee.
We regularly review our ranges and ask for student feedback and use forums to ensure variety and new ideas and also to encourage our students to make healthy, educated choices.
The school was awarded “Healthy School” status and has the top award from Environmental Health.