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.

  • 1 in 5 parents with primary aged children find breakfast the trickiest time of day
  • 60% of parents struggle to find time to eat breakfast as a family
  • Parents are unsure what makes up a healthy breakfast
  • Children who eat breakfast generally have a higher intake & store of vitamins & minerals
  • Children who eat breakfast showed higher well-being scores
  • A positive link has been shown between GCSE performance & eating breakfast
  • 81% of teachers report that hungry children are unable to concentrate
  • Up to 30% of school children miss out on breakfast

 Breakfast at home - Family Action (