The film’s title comes from the nickname invented by students and staff, for detention, at New Trier High School, the school attended by the son of one of John Hughes’ friends. Thus, those who were sent to detention were designated members of “The Breakfast Club “.
By reducing the stress of the morning routine for families and children, breakfast clubs can help improve behaviour and attendance. Children have up to an hour before school starts so they can relax, play, eat, exercise and socialise, all without the rush of getting to school.
On no account can a school apply any costs to children and their families for any element of the free breakfast session.”
Breakfast Clubs offer children a friendly and relaxed environment where they can enjoy their first meal of the day. They usually operate from schools or community settings, and cost on average £4,000 per year to run. Since starting in the UK in the 1990s, Breakfast Clubs have become increasingly popular.
Brian is dropped off, will spend almost 9 hours in detention at Shermer High School with four other ‘stereotypes’. The reason is he in detention is because he used the flare gun that was fired in his locker and tried to kill himself because he received his first “F” on a school shop class project.
The movie introduces us to the characters as the stereotypes that each student considers the other: the Nerd (Hall), the Beauty (Ringwald), the Jock (Estevez), the Rebel (Nelson), and the recluse (Sheedy). Also, we are introduced to another stereotype; the mean overbearing teacher.
John said that “you got everything and I got shit”; by giving him her earring she negates that accusation.
Claire , along with the rest of the group covered for Bender when he stole the screw, asking Vernon why anybody would want to steal a screw and also when Vernon stormed in asking what the ruckus was, while John Bender hid under Claire’s desk and wedged his head between Claire’s legs.
The raised fist was because he got the girl. Hughes took five archetypes of teen movies – a jock, a nerd, a popular girl, an outcast, and a goth – and put them all in Saturday detention together.
School breakfast clubs are known to improve attendance, punctuality, concentration, behaviour, and educational attainment. They can also benefit parents by fulfilling a childcare function if they must start work earlier than school begins.
Schools can charge for ‘optional extras’. However, schools must first obtain parents’ consent to their child’s participation in the optional extra and their agreement to pay the cost. extended day services offered to pupils (eg breakfast or after – school clubs ).
By law, children in high school must be permitted to decline lunch items they do not intend to eat . This means that high school children may decline as many as two of the five items in a food-based lunch, and younger children may decline one or two items depending on local policy.
For out of school clubs which are on the Compulsory part of the Childcare Register, or which are on the Early Years Register but take children no younger than Reception age, there is no longer a legal requirement for the manager or staff to have specific qualifications , however, as a provider, having staff with
According to the Daycare Trust’s Childcare Costs survey 2013, the average cost of an after – school club is £49.67 per week (15 hours).
After – school clubs are Ofsted-regulated clubs attached to a specific school , and are partially subsidised by the government. They offer children supervised, structured activities directly after school , usually until 5:30 or 6pm. Concessionary fees are often available.