Last reviewed on 7 April 2022
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Find examples of lunchtime supervision policies and procedures from primary and secondary schools.

Primary schools

Woodside Primary School in Shropshire has a midday supervision policy that sets out the school’s approach to lunchtime breaks. It explains:

  • The role of the midday supervisor and the senior midday supervisor
  • Classroom teachers’ responsibilities
  • Expected behaviour from pupils during lunchtime
  • How incidents and accidents will be dealt with
  • What will happen if the weather is bad
  • Where pupils will eat their lunches

St Hugh's School, an independent school in Lincolnshire, has a supervision policy that sets out:

  • The school’s legal obligations to supervise pupils
  • Supervision during lunchtime, breaktime and at arrival and departure times
  • Supervision during bad weather

Secondary schools

King Edward VI Handsworth Wood Girls’ Academy in Birmingham publishes a safeguarding supervision policy on its website. The policy sets out the school’s commitment to keeping pupils safe and supervised at all times. It covers:

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