Ashfield Valley Primary School



Kitchen staff:

Mrs A Fitton

Mrs V Swinbourne

Mrs S Walsh

Lunchtime staff:

Mrs Shakeel

Mrs Fatima

Mrs Kauser

Mrs Nadim


School Dinners
All the meals served at school are halal. Meals are freshly cooked in the modern school kitchen. Children can bring packed lunches if they wish. All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 receive free school meals.

Menu for Week 1


Hot meal

MondayFish fingers, vegetables and smileys.

Keema pie, sweet potato mash



Beef lasagne, garlic bread

Battered fish, mushy peas and chips


Roast dinner

Pasta and garlic bread


Pizza, herby potatoes and sweetcorn.

BBQ chicken


Menu for Week 2


Hot meal

MondayChicken sausage in a bun, potato wedges

BBQ chicken

Cheese and onion pie


Keema pie, potatoes

Fish fingers and seasonal vegetables


Keema curry, rice and naan.

Pasta bake


Sausage roll

Battered salmon, potatoes, baked beans

Menu for Week 3


Hot meal

MondayPanini pizza, wedges and sweetcorn.

Cottage pie and mixed vegetables.

Fish fingers


Sausage, mash and gravy

Vegetable lasagne

ThursdayMeat and potato pie

Beef grills

Fish stars, fies and beans


Menu for Week 4


Hot meal


Vegetable bake, roast potatoes and corn

Curry and naan


Vegetable bolognaise

sausage rolls, wedges and beans 


Salmon, peas and chips

Pasta and garlic bread


Chicken tikka, naan and rice.

Cheese and onion pie, beans and mash


Stuffed crust pizza and peas

Fish fingers and smilies 

From Tuesday there will also be a small pasta too!

Due to Covid 19, we are on a limited menu!

Free School Meals
To qualify for free school meals, you or your partner must receive one of the following qualifying benefits:

  • Income Support or income based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (but not if you or your partner are receiving Working Tax Credit. In addition, you must not work 16 hours or more per week, and your total annual household income must be low enough.  
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.


How to apply
If you think you may be entitled to claim free school meals for your child, please come to the school office for an application form. Alternatively, you can download the form from the Rochdale Borough Council website.

How we can help you to apply.
If you need any help filling in the form, we are happy to help. You can hand the form in at the school office, and we will send it in for you, or you can take it directly to the council offices yourself.

Pupil premium funding.
If you think you may be eligible to claim, please do so. The school receives additional "Pupil Premium" funding for every child who is eligible for free school meals. This is spent on these children to ensure they make the best possible progress in school. Thank you.