Stevenage FC-run breakfast club boosted by Kellogg’s grant

09:06 18 January 2014

Jack Yates, Danii Burge from Stevenage FC, Mia Gibbons & Bethany Gibbons.

Jack Yates, Danii Burge from Stevenage FC, Mia Gibbons & Bethany Gibbons.

Archant

A school’s breakfast club will continue to help pupils start the day the right way thanks to a £400 grant.

Sandon JMI school has received the award from Kellogg’s as part of the firm’s Help Give a Child Breakfast campaign.

The breakfast club is run by staff from League One football club Stevenage FC, who put on activities for the children with a sporting emphasis.

Margaret Gilbert, headteacher at the school, said the breakfast club plays a vital role for children who aren’t given breakfast at home.

She said: “It’s a shocking fact that children are missing out on the very foundations of their education by not being fed in the morning.

“That’s why breakfast clubs are a lifeline for so many children. They provide them with an opportunity to learn interaction and social skills in a way that they might never do at home.

“This grant from Kellogg’s will really help our club and we are looking forward to spending the money on the children.”

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 12:25

Cadets from 2484 (Bassingbourn) Squadron have been bag-packing at Tesco in Royston to raise funds for the squadron and the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

A celebration was held this week to mark the 70th anniversary of the Royston Community Association.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Riders from the A10 Corridor Cycling Campaign are getting ready to hold their second annual Santa Cycle Ride in Royston.

Friday, December 2, 2016

More than 400 people went to a Reed house at the weekend for the Baxter family’s Christmas lights switch-on in memory of their mum Nikki.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up