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Summer holiday food and activities: Information for providers

Overview

The Department for Education (DfE) has provided grant funding to all local authorities in England, to co-ordinate free holiday provision for children and young people entitled to benefit-related free school meals. 

This is known as the holiday activities and food (HAF) programme. For information about the programme, visit GOV.UK: Holiday activities and food programme 2021.

South Tyneside Council has received £678,500 and has around 6,500 children and young people that are eligible for support.

COVID-19 information

For the latest COVID-19 guidance, visit GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19).

For queries around positive cases, self-isolation and current guidance, email COVID@southtyneside.gov.uk.

For queries around operating in a Covid secure way, email environmental.healthmailbox@southtyneside.gov.uk.

Grant agreement

HAF grant agreement57.5KB

Research and good practice

Holiday programmes: Activities and food: A programme of research by Northumbria University3.61MB

What does good holiday provision look like?216.37KB

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Morrisons wholesale

Morrisons Wholesale gives food banks, charities and councils the ability to purchase goods from Morrisons at wholesale prices. Email bulkpurchase@morrisonsplc.co.uk.

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