Magic breakfast is a registered charity that aim to end hunger as a barrier to education in UK Schools by providing healthy breakfast food to children most in need. A “magic” breakfast is designed to give children energy, protein, vitamins and minerals, is low in sugar, salt and fat and complies with the Government’s school food standards.
The charity believes that no child should start the school day too hungry to concentrate and is currently accepting applications from schools in England with over 35% Free School Meal eligibility, or 50% Ever 6 FSM.
A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for Magic Breakfast support when 55% (or above) pupils are in SIMD Decile 1 and 2 and/or 35% (or above) are eligible for FSM. A Secondary School qualifies for support when 40% (or above) pupils are in SIMD Decile 1 and 2.
Magic Breakfast are planning to expand to Northern Ireland and Wales soon so welcome applications from all UK schools.
Applications can be made at any time. The charity does currently have a waiting list of schools but is committed to reaching each of them as soon as funding is available.