Fun and free food

Buckinghamshire Council has teamed up with organisations, schools and charity groups to provide free activities and experiences throughout the summer holidays.

Whether a child is interested in art, football, technology, music or something else, there is an activity for most age and interest.

These places have been made available as part of the Government’s national Holiday Activities and Food programme. Available for children and young people who receive benefits-related free school meals, each session includes a healthy hot meal, as well as the opportunity to make new friends, have fun and maybe even develop a new skill or a hobby.

Details of the full range of activities available and how to secure a place, can be found on the website.

Anita Cranmer, Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Services, said: ‘The HAF programme can provide some extra support where it is needed, by enabling children to socialise with friends, providing hot nutritious meals and helping children to learn new skills and keep active throughout the summer.’

‘I would encourage parents and carers to get their children booked on to their desired HAF clubs using the booking codes received from their children’s schools.’

Find out more about the council’s scheme and book your place here.