Why we are needed

Over half a million children arrive at school in the UK too hungry to learnRead more

What we do

Magic Breakfast provides nutritious breakfasts to children as fuel for learning and expert support to schoolsRead more

What does a magic breakfast look like?

We provide schools with low sugar, low salt, low fat, nutritious breakfast food for children. A "magic" breakfast consists of porridge, cereal, specially made protein rich bagels and fresh fruit juice.Read more

The team

Magic Breakfast's head office is in London (our office space is kindly lent to us by Pearson), but our School Change Leaders are dotted all over England so they can be close to the schools they work with.Read more

Impact of Magic Breakfast

Teachers at our partner schools report that pupils who have eaten a nutritious "magic" breakfast have improved concentration, energy, alertness, punctuality, behaviour, social skills, health and educational attainment.Read more

How Magic Breakfast began

Magic Breakfast was founded by Carmel McConnell, MBE, in 2003, but she started buying and delivering breakfasts to five schools in the London borough of Hackney three years previously after hearing from teachers there that many of their pupils couldn't concentrate until they had had their lunch as they were too hungry.Read more