Minister warns schools over readiness for Brexit

Schools have been urged to contact their food suppliers to make sure they will be able to continue supplying food if the country leaves the European Union at the end of next month. Tes reports.

Schools minister Lord Agnew has also called on local authorities and multi-academy trusts (MATs) to “reach out” to headteachers and ensure that the guidance on food supplies, medicines and data protection is being followed.

It also asks schools to raise any concerns they have about meeting statutory duties for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), the health and safety of pupils or safeguarding issues with their local council or academy trust.

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