Headteacher bans pupils from having packed lunches

A headteacher has banned pupils from bringing in packed lunches to force them eat healthy food. Ian Spencer banned lunch boxes for 4-7-year-old pupils after a visit from The Children's Food Trust Agency found less than 1% had enough nutrition.

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Funding for free school meals 'pays for lunch box ban'

Nick Clegg's flagship free school meals for infants scheme has helped a school to ban pupils from bringing in lunch boxes because they are not healthy enough, the headmaster told Good Morning Britain.

All Saint's Primary School in Clayton-Le-Moors will make school meals mandatory when the new academic year starts, as well as meeting all dietary requirements, Ian Spencer explained.

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