W e are proud of the excellent, freshly cooked and nutritionally balanced food at the Old Vicarage. Menus use the best of seasonal produce and are cooked on site, using minimal quantities of salt and sugar. 

Mid-morning break is provided by the school and consists of a whole piece of fruit each day. Once a week this is replaced by a home-baked cookie or tray-bake.

Below is an example menu for typical week at the Old Vicarage School.

Main Course
BBQ Boneless Chicken Thighs
Tender chicken thighs and vegetables served in a rich BBQ sauce
Vegetarian Choice
Quorn and Root Vegetable Pasta Bake
Diced Quorn and roasted vegetables cooked with pasta in a tomato and herb sauce
Herby Diced Potatoes
Carrots and Broccoli
Baked Apple and Toffee Crumble
Main Course
Moroccan Lamb and Mixed Bean Stew
Tender pieces of diced lamb, beans and vegetables served in a rich gravy
Vegetarian Choice
Vegetarian Chilli
Quorn and vegetables in a spicy tomato sauce
Wholegrain Rice
Green Beans and Peas
Butternut squash cake
Spicy Carrot and Coriander Soup
Main Course
Roast Pork
Succulent roast pork served with seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and gravy
Vegetarian Choice
Roasted Vegetable Pastry Turnover
Seasonal vegetables and grated cheese served in a puff pastry parcel
Roast Potatoes
Peas and Parsnips
Main Course
Beef Bolognaise
Minced beef in a rich garlic, herb and tomato sauce
Vegetarian Choice
Quorn Bolognaise
Quorn mince in a rich garlic, herb and tomato sauce
Broccoli and Sweetcorn
Easiyo Yoghurt
Main Course
Fish of the Day
A Friday favourite, MSC certified fish fillet served with chips
Vegetarian Choice
Macaroni Cheese
Classic dish of macaroni pasta in a creamy cheese sauce
Mushy Peas and
Baked Beans
Chocolate and Orange Sponge served with Chocolate Custard

Reindeer Visit

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Year 2 trip – Science Museum

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Matilda Jnr

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Year 6 Residential Trip to PGL Bawdsey Manor

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Buddy Easter Egg Hunt!

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Year 3 Spring Concert – The Lorax

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Lights, Music, Action…ABBA!

Our Year 4 girls delivered an amazing performance on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as they sang five of ABBA’s most popular hits from the seventies.  The stage was awash with colour, bling and smiles as the girls swayed and twirled their way through the songs.  Their...

Chinese New Year

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Year 3 trip to the Science Museum

This week our Year 3 girls visited the London Science Museum. They explored Space, The Science City, Information Age and Mathematics exhibitions before engaging in the interactive Wonderlab! The girls thoroughly loved the hands on FUN science activities, which engaged...