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Last Updated: Tuesday September 19 2006 10:50 GMT

Junk food parents meet teachers

Pupils order their food through the school fence

A row that kicked off after pupils got secret supplies of junk food from their parents during school lunchtimes is being tackled by parents and teachers.

Their school brought in healthy dinners and some kids weren't happy. Parents were spotted slipping portions of fish and chips through the school fences.

Parents have now visited the school's deputy head teacher to discuss the problem. More meetings will be held.

The deliveries at Rawmarsh school in Rotherham were caught on video camera.

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Parents say the kids aren't happy with the new school menu and were asking them to deliver healthy snacks as well as junk food.


One mum said: "The children aren't eating what the school provide because they don't like the quality of the food."

But the head teacher said that he thought most parents supported the changes to the school menu.

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