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NAHT Cymru

NAHT Cymru is the definitive voice of school leaders in Wales. We keep the best interests of children at the heart of everything we do.

Along with our colleagues in England and Northern Ireland, we are here to defend and extend the rights of our members, as well as provide advice, protection and support specific to school leaders throughout Wales

NAHT Cymru yw llais diffyniadol arweinwyr ysgolion yng Nghymru. Mae buddiannau gorau plant yng nghraidd popeth a wnawn.

Ynghyd â'n cydweithwyr yn Lloegr a Gogledd Iwerddon, rydym yn bodoli i warchod ac ymestyn hawliau ein haelodau, yn ogystal â darparu cyngor, diogelwch a chymorth sy'n benodol i arweinwyr ysgolion ledled Cymru.

NAHT Cymru comments on CPAG survey on breakfast clubs

Commenting as Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and Parentkind publish a survey which shows that more than one in seven lower income parents with children at primary school in Wales can’t get a breakfast club place, Laura Doel, director of school leaders’ union NAHT Cymru, said:

“It is absolutely the right ambition for every child to have a space at a breakfast club. It’s so important for learning and wellbeing for children to start the day with a healthy meal. And most schools do everything they can to provide as many places as possible. Unfortunately there are huge challenges facing schools in providing enough places. Capacity, staffing, availability of space, and school transport are all issues, and the strain of covid on staffing has compounded existing problems. The government needs to fully engage with schools and support them to overcome those challenges and look at alternatives ways of supporting a national breakfast club provision. In most cases that will come at an additional financial cost.”

First published 04 March 2022

Please give us your views  on the current consultations

 

Welsh Government

Independent review of school teachers pay and conditions in Wales

OPENED 18 January 2018 - CLOSES 1 March 2018

NAHT Cymru draft response of independent review

Support for doctoral study
OPENED 8 December 2017 - CLOSES 2 March 2018

The Education (Amendments Relating to Teacher Assessment Information) (Wales) Regulations 2018
OPENED 14 November 2017 – CLOSES 30 January 2018

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