The catering at Biddick Academy is provided by Hutchison Catering who have an enviable reputation for delivering excellence in food and customer service in schools. We design our menus through a specialist team of chefs and nutritionists who provide a variety of healthy, nutritional food bought fresh from the best suppliers and prepared traditionally with care; our menus always meet or exceed the Government’s school meal standards.
We have witnessed significant changes in both expectations and needs of not only students but staff and visitors to schools. We like to think that we have been proactive in adapting to best provide for these. We have worked closely with Biddick Academy to offer students a wide selection of appealing healthy choices, our menu focuses on home-cooked dishes with plenty of vegetables, fruit and salad. Students can choose from a range of nutritionally balanced main course dishes in addition to pasta dishes, filled jacket potatoes, salad pots, filled sandwiches, baguettes, Panini’s, fresh fruit pots and yoghurt. Current menu choices are going down well with students and we have also had some great feedback.
Food safety is paramount and you can trust us to only use suppliers and producers who meet the highest food safety standards. You can also be completely confident about the source of our products and ingredients which can all be traced back to the original supplier. We always aim to use homegrown UK produce where possible and when it is seasonally available.
For more information please visit www.hutchisoncatering.co.uk
Biddick is a popular and oversubscribed Academy, mainly serving the south of Washington, with around 1100 students on roll. We make a commitment to staffing and as a result we have one of the lowest teacher pupil ratios in the area.
Most of our students have English as a first language; the number of pupils with learning disabilities and the proportion entitled to free school meals are below average.
Ofsted judged us to be a good school with some outstanding qualities and parents were ‘overwhelmingly positive about the education and care that their children receive’.
Mr P Cowen, Head Teacher
Biddick Lane, Washington, NE38 8AL
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