CanteenThe Lara Lake PS canteen is overseen by HH (Hungry Hamper), an Australian family owned company. Leeann is our canteen operator who does a brilliant job running the canteen. Please access the menu here. http://laralakeprimary.jwam.com.au/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=151330
Lara Lake PS use the Victorian Government initiative 'Go For Your Life' which encourages:
- Tap into water every day
- Turn off, Switch to Play
- Pack Fruit and Veg into your lunchbox
- Stride and Ride
- Limit Sometimes Food
- Move, Play and Go
The canteen menu makes it easy for students to choose healthy snacks and meals by offering a variety of nutritious foods using the 3 categories:-
- Everyday category (green foods)
- Select Carefully (amber foods)
- Extra Foods (red foods).
Foods and drinks in the Everyday category are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia and are most suitable for school food services. Foods and drinks in the Everyday category are based on the basic food groups and include:
- breads and cereals, rice, pasta, noodles
- dairy foods – reduced or low-fat milk, yoghurt and cheese
- lean meat and poultry, fish, eggs, nuts* and legumes (dried beans and lentils)
For more information regarding food categories, please view:
The Lara Lake Primary School gymnasium is hired out most evenings to a local club however Saturday and Sunday are still available if there are any other clubs that might like to have access to a large hall with wooden basketball flooring, only suitable for runners / sneakers. For all enquiries please contact the Business Manager, Kerry Hanrahan Ph. 52821261. All hirers need to have Public Liability insurance and sign a Lara Lake PS Hire Agreement. Charges for hall hire are as per the charge schedule, which will be made available upon expression of interest.
The school ‘squoval’ is also available for hire after school hours or during the weekend and/or school holidays. Again, there is a requirement for Public Liability insurance.