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Dalton School celebrates National Breakfast Week by inviting guests from Huddersfield Town

The school's club is funded by the Huddersfield Town Foundation

Pupils at Dalton School were munching their cornflakes with the best on Friday.

Children at the school’s breakfast club were visited by Huddersfield Town players Sean Scannell and Joel Lynch, as well as HTAFC Director and Trustee of its Foundation Sean Jarvis.

The visit was to celebrate National Breakfast Week, which ran from Monday to Friday.

Community Liaison Officer for the school Angela Beaumont said: “They had breakfast first thing with the children and talked to them about how important it is for a healthy lifestyle.

“The children were really inspired to have footballers visit the school ... and managed to get them to sign autographs.”

The Breakfast Club is funded, along with 17 others in Kirklees schools, by the Huddersfield Town Foundation.

The charity helps support many local projects and has been running school breakfasts for 1,200 children for three years at schools like Dalton.

Mandy Taylor, fundraising manager for the Foundation, said: “It was the perfect opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate National breakfast Week.

“It’s been all about promoting and encouraging kids to eat a healthy breakfast.

Huddersfield Town footballers join Dalton School breakfast club. Centre, Sean Scanell, Mandy Taylor and Joel Lynch.

“Since we’ve been running the clubs, children’s diet and performance in school has improved for the better.”

The Breakfast Clubs were the brainchild of the Foundation’s founder Dean Hoyle.

The project is also supported by Heckmondwike business Hirsch Automotives.

Owner Graeme Stocks also visited the club, and said it was “fantastic” to see the children so enthusiastic about the club.

The Town Foundation also helped the school by cleaning the sports area and painting the fence around the reception playground.

Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner served up an old-style footballer's pre-match meal - beans on toast - to youngsters at Hightown Junior and Infant School in Liversedge.

Mr Wagner donned a blue and white striped apron and helped dish up breakfasts to 80 youngsters as part of National Breakfast Week.

Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner served up beans on toast to pupils at Hightown Junior and Infant School in Liversedge as part of National Breakfast Week.



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