Pupils ‘going hungry’ because of cuts – Education News – The Independent

Schools are being forced to axe breakfast clubs – with the result that poorer pupils are turning up for lessons hungry and unable to concentrate.

A survey of more than 500 teachers revealed that some schools had stopped providing breakfasts as the squeeze on public spending begins to bite.

Next week delegates to the Association of Teachers and Lecturers’ annual conference will urge the Government to provide the extra cash to keep them going.

Pupils ‘going hungry’ because of cuts – Education News – Education – The Independent.

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