Bluey's Canteen

The Canteen aims to provide a variety of affordable and nutritious vegetarian meals and snack options to students and staff at Blue Hills College. Bluey's Canteen operates under the Home and School Association through the voluntary help of parents under the leadership of a Canteen Supervisor.  Volunteers are always needed and welcomed and their work is greatly appreciated.

The canteen complies with the NSW Healthy Schools Canteen guidelines, where food is allocated a colour coded rating (green, amber or red) according to the nutritional value.  The codes are based upon the level of salt, saturated fats and sugars the foods contain.

Green foods are everyday foods, such as fruit, vegetables and grains.  These foods are low in sugars, fats and salt and they form the bulk of Bluey’s menu.

Amber foods should be eaten in moderation as they provide some nutrients.  A limited number of amber foods are available at Bluey’s Canteen.

Red foods generally include food and drinks that are high in fat, sugar and salt, including soft drinks. BHC is not a nut-free campus.  Please contact the College if your child has an allergy to nut products.

Opening hours

Bluey’s Canteen is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Food is available during recess and lunchtime. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays are lunch order days.

Menu

Bluey’s Canteen menu and price list is sent home to parents at the commencement of the year.  A Winter Menu will be in use for Term 2 and 3. Please click on the link below to see this menu.

Lunch orders

Lunch should be pre-ordered daily before 9am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Orders should be written on a paper bag, and have the money enclosed.

Write student's full name and class on front of envelope

  • List the item/s and the price of each item
  • Total the order and place money in the paper bag (correct change is appreciated)
  • Place the paper bag in the lunch order baskets before school starts
  • If change is required, it will be taped to the food bag

We cannot guarantee that late lunch orders will always receive what has been requested, however an alternative will always be offered. If you have any questions about Bluey’s Canteen, please contact the canteen coordinator by phoning the college reception.

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