1. Riley Pearson, six, usually has some Mini Cheddars in his lunchbox.
His parents’ refusal to take them out led to a meeting between them and the school’s head.
2. As a result, the school sent them this letter.
3. Poor Riley.
His mother told the Daily Mail: “Having a balanced diet also includes eating some carbohydrates, sugars and fats. It is not about excluding some foods, it is about getting the mix right.”
In response, the school’s headmaster said: “It is to avoid putting the children in a difficult situation. If the policy is not being abided by, then that potentially harms that pupil.”