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What does a grade-schooler's break look like?

When you're in grade school, the lunch break is what gets you through the morning, especially when your body clock is still on vacation time. And it's not just for having lunch...

Published in September 2017

School routines vary a lot from one country to the next, and the difference is sometimes unbelievable. An American grade-schooler's break (50 minutes) lasts only a third of that of his French penpal (2h30)! However, all kids use this breaktime for eating, of course, though there are still huge discrepancies with the length of the meals (20 to 40 minutes). Then they also run around, have fun, discuss, discover...

Duration of lunch break, including meal (minutes)


by Elior Group

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