School meals in Bolton have been given top marks.

And the hard working kitchen staff have been congratulated for ensuring they are serving up the very the best -  in the best kitchens.

Of 148 schools rated by the Food Standards Agency – the government body which enforces standards in restaurants, cafes, pubs, and more, a whopping 121 have the top grade of five, or ‘Very Good’.

Cllr Richard Silvester, cabinet member for Environmental Services, said: “We are really pleased with the latest food hygiene inspection results.

“These inspections recognise schools providing healthy and nutritious meals in a safe and hygienic environment whilst highlighting any areas in need of improvement.         

“Well done to our kitchen staff team for consistently maintaining such high standards.”

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Schools are listed in alphabetical order within each rating category.

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Five stars - 'very good'

  1. Al-Huda Academy
  2. All Saints C of E School
  3. Beacon Primary School (Dolce Ltd)
  4. Beaumont Primary School
  5. Birtenshaw Hall School
  6. Bishop Bridgeman C of E School
  7. Blackrod Church Primary School
  8. Blackrod County Primary School
  9. Blackshaw CP School
  10. Bolton Muslim Girls' School
  11. Bolton Parish Church CE School
  12. Bolton School
  13. Bolton St Catherines Acadamy
  14. Bowness C P School
  15. Brandwood C P School
  16. Bright Horizons Bolton Day Nursery & Preschool
  17. Brownlow Fold Primary School
  18. Catering Academy at Bolton Community College
  19. Chorley New Road CP School
  20. Church Road C P School
  21. Clarendon Primary School
  22. Clevelands Preparatory School
  23. Cumberland School Station Road
  24. Daisy Chains Bolton Limited
  25. Deane St Marys
  26. Devonshire Road C.P School
  27. Eagley Infant School
  28. Eatock Primary School
  29. Egerton County Primary School
  30. Elm Tree Day Nursery
  31. Essa Academy
  32. Forward Centre
  33. Gaskell CP School
  34. Gilnow CP School
  35. Hardy Mill C.P School
  36. Harper Green Secondary School
  37. Harwood Meadows C.P School
  38. Haslam Park C.P School
  39. Heathfield C.P School
  40. Heaton House Nursery
  41. Heaton Preschool Bolton Limited
  42. High Lawn C P School
  43. Highfield C.P School
  44. Holy Infants School
  45. Horwich Parish CEP School
  46. Hutchison Catering Ltd
  47. Kearsley Academy
  48. Kearsley West CP School
  49. Kids Planet Little Lever Out of School Club
  50. Kidzone Out of Schools Club Limited
  51. Labracadabra at Ladybridge Before and After School Care
  52. Ladybridge CP School
  53. Lever Edge Primary Academy
  54. Lever Park School
  55. Leverhulme Community Primary School
  56. Little Lever School
  57. Lostock Primary School
  58. Markland Hill Primary School
  59. Masefield C.P. School
  60. Mellors Catering Services
  61. Mellors Catering Services at Sharples School
  62. Midshire Services Ltd
  63. Mini Moorgate
  64. Mount St Joseph RC School
  65. Mytham CP School
  66. Oaks County Primary School
  67. Olive Garden
  68. Oxford Grove Primary School
  69. Pikes Lane Primary School
  70. Prestolee C P School
  71. Queensbridge Primary School
  72. Rumworth School
  73. Sharples C P School
  74. Smithills School
  75. Spindle Point School
  76. SS Osmund & Andrews RCPS
  77. St Andrews C of E Primary
  78. St Bartholomew's C of E
  79. St Bede CE Primary Academy
  80. St Bernards R.C School
  81. St Brendans R C School
  82. St Catherine's School Kitchen
  83. St Columba's Catholic Primary School
  84. St Ethelberts R.C School
  85. St Georges C of E  School
  86. St Gregory's RC Primary
  87. St James High School & Sports College
  88. St James' Primary School
  89. St Johns RC Primary
  90. St Josephs Catholic Primary
  91. St Mary's R C Primary School
  92. St Matthews C of E School
  93. St Matthews C.P School
  94. St Maxentius CE School
  95. St Michael's C of E Primary
  96. St Pauls C of E CP School
  97. St Peter and Pauls School
  98. St Peter Smithills Dean C of E
  99. St Peters C of E Primary
  100. St Saviours School
  101. St Simon and St Jude C of E School
  102. St Stephen & All Martyrs CEP School
  103. St Stephens School
  104. St Teresa's Junior School
  105. St Thomas Primary School
  106. St Thomas School
  107. St William of York Pr. School
  108. Sunning Hill CP School
  109. Tender Years Days Nursery
  110. The Aspire Hub
  111. The Ferns Academy
  112. The Gates Primary School
  113. The Health Hub Sharples/Sportivity (Warrington) Ltd
  114. The Olive Tree Primary School
  115. The Valley Community School
  116. Tiny Footsteps Day Nusery
  117. Tonge Moor Primary School
  118. Turton High School
  119. Upper Orchards
  120. Walmsley C of E  School
  121. Washacre C P School

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Four stars - 'good'

  1. Aspens at Thornleigh Salesian College
  2. Canon Slade School
  3. Claypool C.P. School
  4. Dolce Ltd Westhoughton High School
  5. Eagley Junior School
  6. Green Fold School
  7. Johnson Fold Community School
  8. Kids Planet Blackrod
  9. Ladybridge High School (Aspens)
  10. Lily's Little Gems Childcare
  11. Moorgate Primary School
  12. Our Lady of Lourdes RC CP Sch
  13. Premier Education
  14. Red Lane County Primary School
  15. Rivington and Blackrod Lower School
  16. Sacred Heart RC Primary school
  17. St James C of E Primary School
  18. St Josephs RC High School
  19. St Thomas of Canterbury
  20. Zaks Childcare Services @ St Peters

Three stars - 'generally satisfactory'

  1. Al Jamiah Al Islamiyah
  2. St Johns C of E Primary

Awaiting inspection

  1. Birtenshaw
  2. Clarendon Primary School
  3. Jeremiah Education Centre
  4. The Club at Bowness
  5. Wake up Walmsley

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