Lidl competition to help schoolchildren


Lidl is giving primary school children across the South West of England the chance to win £5,000 of vouchers to be spent on providing a better breakfast for their fellow pupils.

The supermarket is running the nationwide competition with its charity partner, the NSPCC, to give a boost to one school’s Breakfast Club.

To enter, all teachers need to do is get their pupils to tell Lidl and the NSPCC why they love their school.

This can be done in 100 words or less (poetry or prose), via a short video no more than one minute long, or through a scanned in picture (either a photograph or a drawing).

The competition is free to enter and runs until January 3, 2020, with the only criteria being that submissions must be an original work. Find more details and terms and conditions at

Michael McGrath, Head of Partnerships from the NSPCC said: “We are hoping as many teachers as possible enter their pupils in the competition and make it really difficult for us to choose a winner

“We are very grateful to Lidl for making this competition possible and giving one child the chance to provide a nice boost to their school’s breakfast club.”

Georgina Hall, Head of Communications and CSR from Lidl said: “Lidl is aiming to raise £3 million in three years for the NSPCC to help the charity reach one million primary school children through their Speak out. Stay safe service.

“The schools programme has been designed to teach young children about the different types of abuse and to encourage them to speak out if they are worried about anything.”

In the last academic year, the NSPCC’s schools service delivered Speak out Stay safe assemblies and workshops at more than 600 primary schools in the South West of England.

Over 120,000 primary school children attended the free safeguarding sessions that teach them about the five different types of abuse – sexual, physical, emotional, neglect, and bullying. The pupils learn how to identify a trusted adult who they can talk to if they have a worry or concern, and find out about the free Childline service, which is available to them 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0800 1111 or

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