More than a quarter of teachers in the North East say they have seen a child fall asleep in class due to hunger.
The report, by a cereal company, highlights how many children skip breakfast before they go to school.
Teachers say it leads to pupils falling behind in class, so many now offer breakfast clubs like this one in Sunderland.
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Go out, enjoy the weekend, but be vigilant. The message from police ahead of events over the bank holiday weekend.
Showers Saturday afternoon & evening could bring torrential downpours, hail & lightning. Risk of localised flooding and longer journey times
Retailers have now been told it is safe for them to return to work. The owner of the car was found and handed a parking fine.