Almost a quarter of seven to 14-year-olds are chomping their way through junk food on their way to school.
A new survey by cereal maker Kellogg’s also suggests that around £646m is being spent per year on biscuits, crisps and fizzy drinks by the age group.
Is this a problem on your patch – particular for pupils on their way to school in urban areas with many shops to pass?
Or are schools doing their best to prevent students loading up on sugars pre-assembly?
Try your local dentistry services as well to see what they say about how diet is affecting children’s oral health.