Early Years menus

    The 3 week menu planner for the nursery school year 2019-20 is available below, starting week 1: Monday 26 August

    Day Nursery menu 2019-20
    Nursery and Early Learning Centres menu 2019-20

    Primary School meals

    Pupils can choose from traditional hot dishes, vegetarian and meat free options or a soup and sandwich option. A daily bread basket, salad trolley and water are included in the meal price of £2.05. All pupils in Primary 1-3 are entitled to a free school meal.

    The menu plan for school year 2019 – 20 can be viewed below, it begins on week 1 26 August 2019.

    Primary School menu 2019-20

    All our meals and drinks served at lunch time meet the current requirements of The School (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Scotland Act 2007. Our lunch menu incorporates a reduction in the portion size of home baking and dessert options, removal of lorne sausage roll and scotch pie and a review of the daily drink selection.

    This approach prepares the way for the pending statutory changes to The School (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Scotland Act 2007.

    Pupils order their main meal choice in the morning. The 3 daily choices are identified on the menu plan as:

    • Option 1 (green wrist band)
    • Option 2 (yellow wrist band)
    • Option 3 (blue wrist band)

    The wrist band system makes serving lunch quicker, as catering staff can see the pupil's meal choice by the colour of wristband they are wearing.

    Medically Prescribed Diets: Our focus is to meet a pupil's needs in terms of the 14 main allergens and ethnic/religious requirements. However there are occasions where we may not be able to accommodate a complete 5 day provision. If your child requires a medically prescribed diet, please ensure that you have completed a prescribed diet declaration form (available from the school office) and handed it back to the school office. Without the completed form, the kitchen will be unable to make any changes to the standard menu. For more complex diets we can arrange to meet with Mum/Dad/Carer to discuss any alternative menu choices we can provide.

    Celebration themed menus

    We hold "themed lunch days" throughout the year. By offering food that links with a subject, national event or celebration being covered in the classroom, pupils are given the opportunity to experience cultures and tastes from around the world. Theme days are fun days! Menus are published in advance and displayed on school notice boards and on school websites.

    If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact us:

    If you have a specific query relating to special diets please email catering@falkirk.gov.uk.

    High School meals

    Denny High, Falkirk High, Grangemouth High and St Mungo's High all offer a rotating 3 week menu. This includes daily two course meals and featured meal deals.

    A range of individually priced items including homemade soups, wraps, subs, paninis, salads boxes and pasta pots are available on a daily basis.

    High school menu & price list
    Carrongrange High School lunch menu
    Falkirk High School lunch menu
    Grangemouth High School lunch menu
    St Mungo's High School lunch menu

    Other High Schools

    Carrongrange School, Graeme High, Braes High, Bo'ness Academy and Larbert High get their meals from catering supplier Chartwells.

    If you would like more information about the meals that are provided at these high schools, please contact our Client Services Manager by emailing:

    Cashless catering

    All of our high schools have a cashless catering system, with pupils using swipe cards to pay for all food purchases. Cards can be loaded or topped up at several machines located in the dining areas. The cards are then swiped at the till which removes the amount spent.

    If a pupil is entitled to free school meals, their swipe card is loaded with £2.45 each day.

    In a hurry?

    At Denny High, Falkirk High, Grangemouth High and St Mungo's High, pupils can order from one of our pre-order kiosks. These are located in the dining areas. Pupils can order and pay at break time, collect and go at lunchtime.

    Celebration days

    Our high schools take part in a variety of themed lunch days throughout the year. Look out for posters promoting the next themed lunch event in the dining areas.

    Our commitment to the environment

    We care about the contribution we can make in improving the environment around us. We are working with our food suppliers and partners to increase the local produce we use and minimise food packaging.