Juniper Ventures, the catering provider at Little Ilford School, fully supports the school’s endeavours to promote a Health and Wellbeing message by offering healthy, nutritious and value for money food and drinks. The catering service also promotes healthy lifestyle choices by supporting Healthy Schools Week and other events by serving ‘healthy highlights’ such as serving smoothies to all and inviting suppliers to run taster events, allowing students to sample healthy food options that may not be available otherwise.
Food served at the school meets School Food Standards which ensures a wide variety of healthy and tasty food is served throughout the day, in a pleasant environment where meals can be shared with friends. Most of the food served is cooked on site in the school kitchen by experienced & friendly staff and is from fresh & sustainable ingredients free from additives.
At morning break, popular and tasty snacks are available. Lunchtime choices are varied and diverse. Firm favourites like traditional roasts & curry dishes can found alongside more exotic menu choices from around the world. Popular and healthy wraps and pasta take-away dishes are served with healthy salad options. Favourite desserts, often served with custard, can be found next to healthy and tasty fruit & yogurt options. The school also provides free fruit weekly to allow access and opportunity to healthy choices to all the school.