All TGAT Academies work with a central catering partner, Taylor Shaw.

Who are Taylor Shaw?

Taylor Shaw are a leading education catering specialist, and currently operate in over 800 schools, colleges and universities across the UK. Their teams of experts support our fantastic catering teams in delivering a brand new range of food and drink and breakfast, break and lunchtime.

Taylor Shaw’s key aim is to provide food that will fuel students and contribute to their wellbeing in our fantastic learning environment.

What does this mean for my child?

Taylor Shaw ensure that all students have access to a healthy and affordable choice to eat each day, with options to meet the needs of everyone, including those with notified special dietary requirements. All of our menus are fully compliant with the government’s School Food Plan.

If you provide your child with food from home, you may wish to consider a school meal as an alternative, as our menus are highly popular with students and offer good value for money. Taylor Shaw provide freshly prepared food, a nutritionally balanced diet and innovative menus.

The daily allowance for students entitled to free school meals is £2.40 a day.

Menu and Further Information

Winter 2019 Menu
Letter From the Business Manager

Encouraging Variety

Our healthy meals have a large variety and our students enjoy trying new foods.

Our meals typically include the following food children should be eating more of:

  • high-quality meat, poultry or oily fish

  • fruit and vegetables

  • bread, other cereals and potatoes

Foods which children should be eating less of:

  • drinks with added sugar, crisps, chocolate or sweets in school meals and vending machines

  • more than 2 portions of deep-fried, battered or breaded food a week