• Healthy food

    Healthy eating in schools

    Mandāwar Why should schools have a packed lunch policy? Do the standards apply to packed lunches? Why are you telling parents what to do? Can schools charge parents who send their children to school with a packed lunch because children take longer to eat their meal and require closer supervision? Are schools allowed to inspect / search pupils’ packed lunches and to confiscate items? In schools where pupils eat their packed lunches at their desk, are they obliged to create the facilities and time so pupils can wash their hands and clean their desks before eating? Is there any guidance about where packed lunches should be stored before lunch? Why should…