School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: School breakfast clubs in the UK. Consisted of a form of before‐school provision serving food to children who arrive early.

Study Results: Improved fruit consumption at breakfast and Improved school attendance. Intention to treat analysis showed improved concentration (Trail Making Test Part A) amongst the intervention group at 3 months.

Reference: Shemilt, I., Harvey, I., Shepstone, L., Swift, L., Reading, R., Mugford, M., … & Robinson, J.
(2004). A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: Evidence from a cluster
randomized controlled trial and an observational analysis. Child: care, health and
development, 30(5), 413-427

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good