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Holiday Activities & Food Programme

Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF)

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme is aimed at providing healthy food and enriching activities for primary and secondary school aged children who are eligible for benefit related free school meals during the Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays.

In the Easter holidays eligible children can access a variety of sessions at no cost to you. The sessions will include a healthy meal and a variety of exciting activities and sports.

If your child is eligible for benefit related free school meals and would like to attend, please see our list of partners who will be providing the service (each delivery partner can provide full details of their available sessions upon request). Please contact the delivery partner directly to book a place.

The sessions are fully funded by the Department for Education (DfE). Visit the government website for more information on the national programme.

 

Is my child eligible?

If your child is aged 4-18 and eligible for benefit related free school meals and would like to attend, please see the list of providers who will be providing the service.

 

How do I book a place?

Please book your place for the Easter holiday as soon as possible, before Sunday 4 April 2021, as numbers are limited (each provider can provide full details of their available sessions upon request).

 

List of Providers offering the Programme

Tuesday 6 - Friday 9 April 2021

 

Les Roberts Emotional Health & Wellbeing

Introductions to Wellbeing - online 

Tuesday 6th April, 9.30am-11.30am

Tuesday 6th April, 1.30pm-3.30pm

How to manage negative emotions - online

Wednesday 7th April, 9:30am-11:30am

Stress and Anxieties session - online 

Thursday 8th April, 9.30am-11.30am

Thursday 8th April, 1.30pm-3.30pm

Emotional Freedom - online 

Friday 9th April, 9.30am-11.30am

 

To book a place on the online sessions, call 07464099447

 

Mako Create

Digital Animation (10-13 years only) - online 

Tuesday 6th April, 10am-12noon 

Photo Editing (10-13 years only) - online 

Wednesday 7th April, 10am-12noon

Video Game Design (10-13 years only) - online 

Thursday 8th April, 10am-12noon

Digital Music Making (10-13 years only) - online 

Friday 9th April, 10am-12noon

 

To book a place on the online sessions, call Sean O'Hare on 07809400054

 

Saints Foundation

Taking place at Sutton Manor Primary School, Forest Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 4AT

Indoor and outdoor sports activities delivered by qualified coaches, Saints quizzes and shirt design competitions, Rugby League World Cup activities (6-11 years)

Tuesday 6th April, 10am-2pm

Wednesday 7th April, 10am-2pm

Thursday 8th April, 10am-2pm

Friday 9th April, 10am-2pm

 

To book a place, email saintseastercamps21@gmail.com

 

Cabbage Hall Allotments - online 

Wednesday 7th April, 10am-12noon

Friday 9th April, 10am-12noon 

 

To book a place on the online sessions, call 07940955223

 

Youth Service

Taking place at Taylor Park, Regents Road, St Helens, WA10 3HX

Water sports, Orienteering, Mountain biking, Problem solving, Bush craft (11-18 years only)

Tuesday 6th April, 10am-2pm

Wednesday 7th April, 10am-2pm

Thursday 8th April, 10am-2pm

Friday 9th April, 10am-2pm

 

To book a place , email youthservicebookings@sthelens.gov.uk or call 07710848252

 

Inspire to Aspire - online 

Crafts, Gardening, Sensory Crafts, food preparation

Tuesday 6th April, 11am-1pm

Wednesday 7th April, 11am-1pm

Thursday 8th April, 11am-1pm

 

To book a place on the online sessions, call 07725954668

 

Children's Centre 

Crafty Cooks (5-11 years only) - online

Tuesday 6th April, 12noon-2pm

Wednesday 7th April, 12noon-2pm

Thursday 8th April, 12noon-2pm

Spring Arts & Crafts - online 

Tuesday 6th April, 1pm-2pm

Wednesday 7th April, 1pm-2pm

Thursday 8th April, 1pm-2pm

Origami/Paper folding (5-11 years only) - online 

Tuesday 6th April, 2pm-3pm

Wednesday 7th April, 2pm-3pm

Thursday 8th April, 2pm-3pm

Friday 9th April, 2pm-3pm

 

To book a place on the online sessions, email holidayfun@sthelens.gov.uk or call 01744 673445

 

HACK CIC 

How to be a YouTuber (15 years + only) - online

Tuesday 6th April, 1pm-2pm

Wednesday 7th April, 1pm-2pm

Thursday 8th April, 1pm-2pm

How to make a hanging planter - online

Thursday 8th April, 2pm-4pm

Hip Hop arts workshop - online 

Friday 9th April, 2pm-3pm

 

To book a place on the online sessions, email call Chris Minimally on 07919994363

 

Positive Life Workshops 

Zoom Games - online

Tuesday 6th April, 11am-12noon 

Wednesday 7th April, 11am-12noon

Thursday 8th April, 11am-12noon

Youth Voices Matter! - online 

Tuesday 6th April, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Friday 9th March, 11am-12noon

How to manage negative emotions - online

Wednesday 7th April, 1.30pm-3.30pm

Family quiz - online 

Wednesday 7th April, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Stress & Anxieties - online 

Thursday 8th April, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Mood booster session - online 

Thursday 8th April, 6pm-7pm

UnHurry - relaxation session - online 

Friday 9th April, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Family Zoom Party - online 

Friday 9th April, 6pm-7pm

To book a place on the online sessions, email positivelifeworkshops@gmail.com

 

For more information on the Holiday Activities and Food Programme, email holidayfun@sthelens.gov.uk or call 01744 673445