Ashfield Valley Primary School



Kitchen staff:

Mrs A Fitton

Mrs V Swinbourne

Mrs S Walsh

Lunchtime staff:

Mrs Cox

Miss Cook

Mrs Shakeel

Mrs Ghaffar

Mrs Kauser

Mrs Iqbal


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


Vegetable and mango curry, rice and chapatti

Crispy crumb fish fingers, new potatoes and vegetables


Marinated meat hot roll, vegetables and roast potatoes

Cheesy macaroni, spicy crust and fresh broccoli


Beef lasagne, leaf salad and focaccia

Filled toasted sandwich and wedges


Savoury filled pie, vegetables and mashed potatoes

Flaked salmon, broccoli pasta and garlic bread


Chicken and spinach curry, rice and bread

Cheese and tomato pizza, wedges and corn


Menu for Week 2


Hot meal


Creamy garlic lingini, pasta and broccoli florets

Thin pan vegetable pizza, potato and broccoli


Sausage bun and chips

Battered salmon, chips and mushy peas


Chicken and potato curry, garlic rice and naan

Cheese quiche, vegetables and herby diced potatoes


Roast chicken

Crispy crumb fish fingers, vegetables and mashed potatoes


Nuggets, wedges and corn

Cheese and tomato pizza and garlic bread

Menu for Week 3


Hot meal


Red pepper and mozzarella pizza, garlic potatoes and vegetables

Mexican bean chilli

Filled jackets and cheese


Savoury filled pie, vegetables and potatoes

Breaded fillet of fish, vegetables and potatoes


Garlic and herb chicken wrap and salad

Cheese and tomato ravioli and garlic slice


Marinated chicken, potatoes and corn cobs

Cheese and onion pie, leafy salad and potatoes


Sausage, scrambled egg, potato cake and beans

Stuffed crust tomato and cheese pizza, vegetables and potatoes


Menu for Week 4


Hot meal


Thai vegetable curry and citrus rice

Vegan sausage roll, pommes and baked beans


BBQ chicken and spinach cheese bake, new potatoes and peas

Crispy salmon fingers, vegetables and potatoes


Gourmet burger with sauce, soft roll and buttery corn chips

Cheese and tomato pasta and garlic bread


Roast chicken, potatoes and vegetables

Cod and parsley fishcakes, potatoes and vegetables


Mozzarella sticks and dips, potatoes and vegetables

Stuffed calzone

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.