Our catering service is provided by Innovate IFG, part of the Impact Food Group. Innovate is a well-established and experienced school caterer. The service is provided under contract with Harris Federation.
Download the Current Lunchtime Menu (updated January 2024). The menu runs on a three-weekly cycle and includes halal and non-halal options.
The current price lists (updated January 2024) are:
The academy uses a cashless catering system for food and drink purchases.
Our menu has been created after extensive research into student preferences; it is also nutritious and compliant with all government guidelines. The menu aims to offer more of what students want, including good food that can be eaten on the go.
Download the Eatwell Guide from Public Health England, which provides a useful overview of what food groups make up a balanced and healthy diet.
Free school meals
Your child may be entitled to free school meals. You may be able to apply for free school meals if you receive any of the following:
- Income Support
- Income-Based jobseekers Allowance
- Support from NASS (National Asylum Support Service) under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- The guarantee element of state Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190
- Working Tax Credit run-on
- Universal Credit
Your child may be entitled to free school meals. Even if your child does not wish to eat free school meals, but is entitled to them, it's worth applying because for each child entitled to free school meals the Academy could receive funding to help with tuition, resources, coaching and extra assistance. The meal value is £2.60.
To find out if your child is entitled to free school meals, and help us gain extra funding for the academy:
Click HERE to apply for free school meals using the London Borough of Havering website.
If a student has any food allergies or intolerances, students must inform the academy Medical Lead and the Catering Manager, who can provide further information. Food allergen information is labelled in BOLD on all pre-packaged food. Allergen information on all other food products is available from the catering team on request.