Our catering is provided by Holroyd Howe, a company founded in 1997 by Nick Howe and Rick Holroyd. 

Holroyd Howe is committed to providing great fresh food served by well-trained people who really care. Awarded Education Caterer of the Year at the Prestigious Foodservice Cateys, our new caterers (from 1 April 2017) are recognised for their commitment to local sourcing, quality standards and the development of innovative fresh menus within schools.

Our current menus are available for download:

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BCS Buttons Menu Week 1 pdf
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BCS Buttons Menu Week 2 pdf
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BCS Buttons Menu Week 3 pdf
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About Holroyd Howe
  • We specialise in high quality catering services to independent schools
  • We pride ourselves in sourcing the finest British ingredients, as locally as possible
  • We approach food service with a simple no fuss attitude; nothing processed, nothing added, just honest great food every day
  • We employ trained and experienced chefs
  • We wholeheartedly encourage the move to a healthier lifestyle
  • We adhere to the principle of ‘getting the balance right’
  • We are experienced in catering for many different diets and our trained teams will provide an alternative meal, ensuring all dietary requirements are met
  • We strive every day to wow our students with new ideas and interesting meals, whilst keeping the traditional touches
Our Pledges to The Blue Coat School

We endeavour to provide the best possible catering to the pupils and staff by:

  • Buying 100% of our meat and 90% of our fruit and vegetables from UK sources
  • Ensuring eggs are from RSPCA Freedom Farm Assured sources only and are certified with the Red Lion Quality Mark
  • Not using fish on the IUCN Threatened Species red list on our menus and our suppliers are prohibited from sourcing “At Risk” Fish
  • Making all our fresh bakery products onsite or purchasing from local suppliers close to The Blue Coat School
  • Using milk produced from Red Tractor Accredited Farms
  • Our commitment to the use of quality ingredients