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Find examples of notices you can send to parents to let them know about your school's no-nuts approach if you have pupils with allergies.

Examples of letters

Primary school

In a letter to parents, Westwood Community Primary School explains that nut allergies can lead to potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

The letter lists foods that should not be brought to school, such as:

  • Chocolate spreads
  • Some granola bars
  • Sauces that contain nuts
  • Some Asian foods, such as satay

Download the 'We're nut free' letter from here.

Secondary school

The Highfield School has a note about nut allergies in the ‘parents & carers’ section of its website.

It reminds parents that the school is nut-free (including sesame seeds).

Find it here.

Putting a nut-free policy in place

Read our article on enforcing a 'no nuts' policy for more help with this.

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