An evaluation of school breakfast clubs

Defeyter, Margaret Anne (Greta) (2008) An evaluation of school breakfast clubs. Other. Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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Abstract

Dr. Defeyter presented preliminary research findings at a parliamentary briefing at Westminster sponsored by Ian Lucas MP for Wrexham. The research tested primary school children at two time points (when children started attending breakfast clubs and approximately 6 months later) and compared their performance on a variety of measures to those children not attending a school breakfast club.

The researchers found that children attending breakfast clubs maintain or slightly increase their level of companionship across the six month period. Conversely, for those children not attending breakfast club, there was a significant decrease in their level of companionship for the same time period.

Item Type: Report (Other)
Additional Information: Research report.
Subjects: B400 Nutrition
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2012 10:36
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:35
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5912

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