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Staffing ratios: supervising breaks and lunchtimes

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Last updated on 20 November 2015
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What supervision should there be during breaks and lunches? We refer to guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) on the staff-to-pupil ratios for EYFS. We also relay DfE advice for other Key Stages and link to articles from The Key on risk assessment samples and templates.

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  1. 1 Minimum ratios in the EYFS
  2. 2 Staff-to-pupil ratios outside the EYFS
  3. 3 Lunchtime supervision policies

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