Research and analysis

Breakfast clubs in high-deprivation schools

Findings of a programme to run breakfast clubs in schools with high levels of deprivation.


Evaluation of breakfast clubs in schools with high levels of deprivation

Breakfast clubs setup and implementation: briefing for school leaders


The research looked at schools with over 35% of their pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM), which had no existing breakfast club.

The report includes:

  • a process assessment of establishing and sustaining breakfast clubs
  • an assessment of the effects of breakfast clubs on reducing the number of children coming to school without breakfast
Published 30 March 2017