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What's eating you?

School meals and your Rights

girl school meal

The law states that your school has a duty to help you to understand why being healthy is important, and to help you to make healthy choices. This duty means that your school should be providing you with right kind of food and drink to help you concentrate, and feel well and happy at school.

What kind of food should I expect to be able to get at school?

Can I eat school meals if I am allergic to some food?

I have food allergies, what happens if there is a school trip?

My religion requires that I eat some foods and not others; must my school comply?

Do I have to pay for my school meals?

 

What if my school doesn't help me?

If you or your parents/carers need any further advice you can contact us in various ways:

  • Freephone 0800 328 8970 if you are under 18

  • Advice Line 0131 667 6333

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  • Facebook (post a question on our Facebook page)