How about a Japanese breakfast?

The Quirky Teacher

So, this free breakfast idea is a tad more expensive than the Conservatives envisaged. Or is it? This blog post mulls over the idea that perhaps we could learn from the Japanese and incorporate into the school day the ‘extra’ education of serving, eating and cleaning together that not only saves on non-teaching staff costs, but also helps children to learn to be polite, caring and a little more self-sufficient. I should point out now that I am in support of the removal of free school meals for children of wealthier families and for those funds to be directed towards those most in need; we simply cannot afford as a nation to spend taxpayer’s money simply because it’s a ‘nice’ idea.

I admit anyway that I am effectively saying that I should be the one to do this breakfast club thing, since I am the class teacher after all…

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