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20 tuck shop favourites you must remember from your school days - what did you spend your pocket money on?

As the government scraps sweets in schools, we remember traditional tuck shop treats

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It's the end of a delicious era as school tuck shops stop selling sweets and and chocolate.

Government guidelines will see penny sweets and Freddos replaced by healthier options like fruit and rice cakes, while fizzy pop will be replaced with milk and water.

Under the new rules, tuck shops will be banned from selling chocolate and confectionery in all maintained schools and in new academies and free schools.

Many of us will have memories of spending our pocket money on tasty treats at the school tuck shop.

From Cola Cubes to Flying Saucers, Wham bars to Hubba Bubba and more, breaktimes were never more fun than when you could buy a white paper bag of goodies.

Click below for 20 tuck shop treats from your childhood

 

The ban on sugary sweets and unhealthy chocolate bars has been spurred on by the fact that 18.9 per cent of Year Six children in England are obese.

The measure will support the government's crack down on fatty foods in schools, where pupils will have just two portions of chips each week and will have milk as part of the school day in Kirklees.

Are you sad to see the tuck shop tradition changing? What were your favourite tuck shop treats?

Let us know by commenting below.

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