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Can staff help pupils cross the road?

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Last updated on 16 October 2017
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Can staff be asked to help pupils cross the road? We relay guidance from the Department for Transport, the Department for Education and the union Voice. We also link to an article about whether staff can stop or control traffic.

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  1. 1 Not always the responsibility of the school
  2. 2 Consider requesting a crossing patrol
  3. 3 Check who would be liable
  4. 4 More from The Key

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