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Lunch and breaktime supervision duties for staff

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Last updated on 3 August 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can staff be required to supervise pupils at breaktimes? We outline guidance for teachers employed under the STPCD and for teachers employed under other terms and conditions, and look at requiring support staff to do breaktime supervision. We also look at rights to rest breaks including on trips.

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  1. 1 Teachers under the STPCD
  2. 2 Teachers not under the STPCD
  3. 3 Trainee teachers
  4. 4 Support staff
  5. 5 Rest breaks: statutory rights
  6. 6 Educational visits
  7. 7 Advice on staff break arrangements

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