National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP)
Covid Response under the National School Breakfast Programme
Our school has signed up to receive free healthy breakfast food as part of the Covid response offer under the National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP), which is being delivered by the charities Family Action and Magic Breakfast.
As part of this government funded programme, schools can choose to offer children a healthy breakfast at school or at home.
Our plan is to offer each and every child a take home breakfast pack, once every fortnight, which will include a bag of 5 bagels, and a box of cereal. Should a class bubble be closed in response to a positive test result, breakfast bags will be available to collect from school, or can be delivered to your door if getting out and about is a problem for you and your family.
The benefits of a healthy breakfast include children being settled and ready to learn at the start of the day, which in turn impacts on their academic success and general well-being.
Further information can be found here: https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/breakfast/
Please see the document below for allergy and nutritional advice:
NSBP Ingredients and Allergy Information - updated March 2021
Breakfast at Home
The National School Breakfast Programme has launched its breakfast at home area on the Family Action website, where you will find lots of information and advice on providing a low cost, nutritious, daily breakfast at home.
The breakfast at home area shares with parents the benefits of eating a healthy breakfast, and the impact this can have on your child’s readiness to learn, health and wellbeing. It offers tools to support parents in providing a low cost, nutritious daily breakfast, when a school breakfast is not available.
Their easy to navigate breakfast at home website contains six main categories; get organised, nutrition and wellbeing, family fun, top tips, recipes and videos and research. Within these categories are planners, hacks, information about what’s in cereal, nutrition factsheets, ideas for weekend breakfast, quizzes and much more.