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Midday supervision: are staff entitled to free lunches?

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Last updated on 27 July 2017
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Are staff on lunchtime duty entitled to free meals? We relay advice on this question from the DfE and three teaching unions, and look at recommendations from the Burgundy Book. We also look at a school policy on free meals to staff on lunchtime duty.

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  1. 1 Not required but recommended
  2. 2 Union views
  3. 3 Catering staff
  4. 4 Example of a policy

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