Grangemouth school praised following Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards nomination

A Grangemouth school has been praised by a politician after being named as a Scottish finalist for the Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards.

By Jonathon Reilly
Friday, 12th February 2021, 12:30 pm

Beancross Primary has helped to feed around 200 children every morning after creating a Grab n Go Gazebo to ensure youngsters can still have breakfast despite current lockdown restrictions.

The winners of the Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards are due to be announced following the half-term break.

Victorious schools from 12 UK regions will each receive a £1000 cash prize to put towards their club, plus a special party pack to help pupils and staff celebrate.

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Beancross Primary School in Grangemouth has been selected as a Scottish finalist for the Kellogg's Breakfast Club Awards. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Martyn Day, Linlithgow and East Falkirk MP, has congratulated all those involved.

The SNP representative said: “Schools across Linlithgow and East Falkirk have really stepped up over the last year.

“Breakfast clubs deliver more than just food, they contribute to improving children’s attendance and attainment and can be a lifeline to parents.

“I am proud of the contribution of school breakfast clubs and applaud Beancross Primary School for its hard work.”

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards champion “people and activities, from inspirational volunteers to invaluable extra learning sessions”.

The aim of this year’s Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Awards is to recognise schools all over the UK for the role they have played to educate and safeguard children throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kate Prince, of Kellogg’s, said: “In 2020, schools went above and beyond to ensure children had the fuel they needed to learn.

“Breakfast clubs were busier than ever, with 29 per cent of teachers reporting more children attending clubs during the autumn term of 2020.”

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