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Thurston Outdoor Education Centre: Food for residential courses

All meals are provided

For fully catered courses, all meals are provided. This includes: 

  • Breakfasts
  • Packed lunches
  • Evening meals

For the five-day course, this starts with an evening meal on the Monday.

For the weekend course, this starts with a breakfast on the Saturday.

Experienced catering team

Food is prepared on site by our knowledgeable and experienced catering team.

Special dietary needs

Our catering team can can cater for special dietary requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Example menu

Below is a typical menu for our standard Monday to Friday primary school residential week.

Breakfast

Every morning:

  • choice of cereals
  • toast and jam
  • tea
  • fruit juce

On Wednesday and Thursday there is also the choice of either a sausage or bacon roll. 

Lunch

We provide packed lunches for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and for the coach journey home on Friday.

A packed lunch includes:

  • a sandwich with a choice of filling, with or without salad:
    • jam
    • meat
    • tuna
    • cheese
  • crisps
  • sausage roll
  • fruit
  • flapjack
  • chocolate biscuit

Evening meal

We provide evening meals for Monday to Thursday.

Every evening there is also the option of a baked potato with a choice of fillings and a fresh fruit salad.

Monday:

  • Burger in a bun with chips and salad
  • Sponge and custard

Tuesday:

  • Pasta with bolognese or meatballs and either a cheese or tomato sauce with garlic bread and salad
  • Cookie cups with ice cream, chocolate sauce and mini marshmallows

Wednesday:

  • Roast dinner
  • Sticky toffee pudding

Thursday:

  • Chicken korma with rice, potato wedges and naan bread
  • Pancakes with syrup 

Thurston kitchen

Kitchen

Thurston dining room

Dining room

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