Curious Explorers

Curious Explorers ensures all children to receive a healthy balanced diet and to be educated in a healthy lifestyle.

We plan varied menus for meals and snacks in advance, which include different tastes, colours and textures of food and take into consideration seasonality, sustainability and the impact on the environment. Staff with appropriate skills plan menus so that all the children are offered varied and balanced food and drink.

Summer Menu

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Week 1

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Apricot chicken with peppers and courgettes

Served with rice

 

Fresh peaches

and Ice Cream

Macaroni cheese

 

Natural yogurt

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Cheese, onion and broccoli quiche with new potatoes and salad

 

Carrot cake

Jacket potatoes

with beans

 

Pineapple slices

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Tuna, mushroom and sweet corn pasta bake

 

Fromage Frais

Scrambled eggs on toast

 

Melon slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Falafels served with Cous Cous and homemade coleslaw

 

Apple slices

Cheese and courgette muffins

With cucumber sticks

 

Banana cake

 

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Barbeque pork with green beans

 served with noodles

 

Fresh fruit jelly

Homemade tomato soup with croutons

 

Blueberry muffins

Week 2

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Vegetable and bean chilli

Served with potato wedges

 

Poached pears with raspberry sauce

Sausage Rolls served with beetroot and cucumber

 

Orange biscuits with orange segments

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade ham and pineapple pizzas

Served with sweet corn

 

Apple Crumble and  Ice cream

Herby chicken and cous cous salad

 

Melon slices

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken supreme served with sweet corn/peas and new potatoes

Fresh peaches slices

 

Homemade minestrone soup

 

Natural yogurt

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Fish Fingers

served with sweet potato mash and peas

 

Lemon Meringue Pie

Ploughman’s tea with bread rolls, cheese, ham, pickle, and salad

 

Fresh fruit tartlets

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Sausage, tomato and mushroom pasta

 

Apricot and chocolate rice crispie cakes

Cheese crumpets with peppers and carrot batons

 

Fresh banana mousse

Week 3

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Macaroni Cheese with bacon

Served with vegetables

 

Lemon tarts

Mackerel pate, crisp bread and peppers

 

Fruity frozen yogurt

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken stroganoff served with green beans and new potatoes

 

Pineapple slices

Jacket potato with cheese

 

Strawberry mousse with strawberries

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Spaghetti bolognaise with hidden vegetables

 

Berries with yogurt

Spiced carrot and lentil soup served with  fresh bread

 

Shortbread with apple slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Fish korma

Served with brown rice

 

Natural yogurt with mango puree

 

Pita bread fingers and hummus with carrot sticks and celery

 

Sliced Kiwi  and orange

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Cheese, tomato and pepper risotto

 

Strawberry cheesecake

 

Ham sandwiches with cucumber and baby tomatoes

 

 Shortbread

Week 4

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Ratatouille with sausages and new potatoes

 

Melon slices

Toasted bagels with cream cheese and peppers

 

Fresh Fruit salad

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Sweet and sour vegetable stir fry served with noodles

 

Mango slices

Tomato pasta bake

 

 

Fruity scones

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Cheese, potato, ham and leek pie with baked beans

 

Jam tarts

Tuna and cucumber sandwiches

 

Fresh fruit

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade beef lasagne with garlic bread and salad

 

Ice cream and wafer

Chicken and sweet corn soup served with  crusty bread

 

Grapes and cheese

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Roast chicken served with roast potatoes, cabbage and carrots

 

Fromage frais

 

Mini pizzas with mushrooms and peppers

 

Apple Slices

 

Winter Menu

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Week 1

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Spaghetti Bolognaise

Served with green beans

 

Sticky toffee pudding

Homemade Vegetable soup served with bread and butter

 

Apple slices

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Toad in the hole

Served with seasonal vegetables

 

Natural Greek yogurt

Blackberry compote

Homemade cheese scones

Served with carrot sticks

 

Fruit flapjack

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chick pea and vegetable curry

Served with rice

 

Banana custard

Cheese, ham and potato bake

 

Melon slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish pie

Served with peas

 

Orange and pear slices

Crumpets with marmite

Served with peppers

 

Jam coconut sponge

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade chicken and mushroom pie

Served with broccoli and carrots

 

Berries and ice cream

Scrambled eggs on toast

 

Grapes and cheese

 

Week 2

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade tomato and vegetable pasta

 

Pineapple slices

Jacket potatoes with tuna mayonnaise

 

Fromage Frais

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken and mushroom risotto

Served with French beans

 

Courgette cake

Warm sausage rolls

with baby new potatoes

 

Banana slices

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish cakes

Served with wedges and baked beans

Cinnamon poached pears

With crème fraiche

Tomato soup

Served with garlic bread

 

Satsuma and grapes

 

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade chilli con carne

Served with rice

 

Apple crumble and custard

Toasted English muffin topped with cherry tomatoes and cheese

Shortbread biscuit

 

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

Fresh fruit

Sausage and mash in gravy served seasonal vegetables

 

Natural yogurt with dried fruit

Cheese and broccoli quiche served with carrot

 

Ginger cake

Week 3

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Fish fingers

Served with mashed potatoes and peas

 

Banana loaf

Welsh rarebit

Served and peppers

 

 Natural Yogurt

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken hotpot

Served with seasonal root vegetables

Sliced pear and melon

Macaroni Cheese

 

Oaty cookies

 

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Bean and vegetable tagine

Served with mashed potato

 

Winter berry cheesecake

Homemade mackerel pate with cracker bread and tomatoes

Pineapple slices

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Spaghetti with turkey meatballs in tomato sauce

 

Baked apples

Jacket potato with ham and cheese

 

Carrot cake

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Ham, eggs and chips

Served with peas

 

 Raisin flapjack

Homemade leek and potato soup

Served with crusty bread

Fresh Fruit salad

 

Week 4

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Tea

Monday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Chicken and vegetable stir fry served with noodles

 

Fresh Fruit salad

Quiche Lorraine

Serve with Cucumber

 

Berry brownies

Tuesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Cottage pie

served with broccoli

 

Cinnamon rice pudding

Crumpets with marmite

Served with carrots and red peppers

 

Natural Yogurt

Wednesday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Traditional roast dinner

Served with carrots and cabbage

 

Warm plum and orange salad

Beans on toast

 

Ginger bread

Thursday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade vegetarian lasagne

 

Pineapple upside down cake

Minestrone soup

 

Melon slices

Friday

Variety of cereals

 

Toast

 

Fresh fruit

Homemade fish and vegetable  curry

Served with brown rice

Berry Sorbet

Creamy Quorn pasta

 

Apple and pear slices