Magic Breakfast which is a registered charity that aims to end hunger as a barrier to education in UK Schools has announced that its Magic Breakfast programme is open for applications. The programme provides funding and support schools that want to set up new; or improve an existing breakfast club.
For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded as eligible for Pupil Premium. A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for Magic Breakfast support when at least 55% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4 and/or at least 35% are eligible for FSM. A Secondary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 40% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4.
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.