New Leake Primary School’s breakfast club co-ordinator, Rose Taylor, has been awarded the prestigious Breakfast Club Hero Award at a Parliamentary reception to celebrate the important role the clubs play in supporting children across the UK.
The Breakfast Club Hero Award Rose has won recognises an individual who has made a significant difference to the operation of a Breakfast Club and, ultimately, the lives of attendees. She picked up her award at a Parliamentary reception on Tuesday 22nd November, joined by Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman. The award comes with a prize of £1,500 for the club, sponsored by Kellogg’s.
Kellogg’s has been supporting breakfast clubs for the past 18 years. The company’s investment of over £3 million to date currently supports 2,500 breakfast clubs nationwide. The club at New Leake Primary was set up in September 2014, and Rose Taylor continues to run it every day of the school term, to ensure those who rely on the club have the best possible start to the day. She runs the club alongside just one other volunteer and they offer support to all those who need her help.
Rose said, “It was such a pleasant surprise to discover that I had been nominated, I could not believe it. New Leake Primary is such a lovely little school, and I find that being part of the school as their Breakfast Club Leader has given me the opportunity to be able to give something back to the local community.”
Matt commented, “Congratulations to Rose Taylor from the New Leake Primary School breakfast club, who thoroughly deserves her Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Hero Award. It’s clear that Rose has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help create a warm and welcoming environment for the children, staff and everyone involved. I was a pleasure to meet her at the reception to celebrate her success and hear more about how the club works. Breakfast clubs are a great way to ensure pupils have access to a healthy and balanced meal before school. This is a great achievement and I wish the school every continued success.”