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Conkers: question of the week

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Is there any health and safety guidance about conkers?

This article was updated in response to a question from a deputy headteacher at a medium-size urban primary school in the south west.

We relay advice on conkers from the Health and Safety Executive and the Anaphylaxis Campaign, both of which suggest the risk from conkers is low. The HSE also explains that there is no ban on playing conkers.

Members of our school leader service can view the full article here.


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