Aldi helps provide breakfast for pupils at Banbury primary school

Aldi has provided a Banbury primary school with breakfast items to contribute to food parcels staff are putting together to support pupils and their families.

By Matt Elofson
Friday, 22nd May 2020, 12:41 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd May 2020, 12:42 pm

Aldi provided the breakfast items to Hill View Primary School, which has stayed partially open to provide schooling for children of key workers, including supermarket colleagues, the NHS, police and other essential services during the lockdown.

Aldi has donated breakfast items including a selection of low-sugar cereals to a further nine schools across the UK.

This comes in addition to the support Aldi has already given to schools, via their Get set to eat Fresh initiative, which has inspired more than 1.6 million schoolchildren aged 5-14 years, to learn more about the benefits of cooking fresh, healthy food with their families.

Breakfast items delivered toHill View Primary School by officials with Aldi

To support schools and parents, Aldi has recently launched online Activities for Kids, which includes, getting active, cooking and craft skills, to help whilst schools are closed.

Claire Ferens, headteacher at Hill View Primary School, said: “As a close-knit, supportive school community, we always want to do the best for our pupils - whether that is ensuring they make good progress in their learning, or have the tools they need to grow into happy, healthy young people. 

"We're grateful for the generous contribution Aldi has made to our food boxes, which will help ensure every pupil has a good breakfast to fuel their learning.”

Aldi is Britain’s fifth largest supermarket with more than 875 stores and 33,000 employees.

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