School breakfast clubs, social background and nutritional status

Donald Simpson, Louise Wattis, Robert Crow, Carolyn Summerbell

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After being popular across other countries for many years, the number of school breakfast clubs in the UK has expanded dramatically since the late 1990s. They are viewed as being able to make a positive contribution in terms of meeting the educational, care and health needs of children – particularly those in greatest need from poorer backgrounds. But research in this country on the effectiveness of school breakfast provision remains limited and largely anecdotal. The authors report on a study that evaluated the impact of two school breakfast clubs from a health perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003
Externally publishedYes


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