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Expressions of Interest: Kirklees’ Holiday Activities and Food Programme for December 2021

Submit an Expression of Interest for funding to run activities this during the December school holidays

Funded by The Department for Education, the Kirklees holiday activities and food programme will support ‘benefits related free school meal children and young people’ during the December school holidays (week commencing 20 December 2021).

Kirklees Council are pleased to share with you details regarding funding available to support these activities.

They have created two forms that providers can complete to express an interest to support.

https://forms.office.com/r/R73XjskY6Y This form is to deliver food and activities during the December School holidays. Please note this is where the majority of funding will be allocated and priority will be given to expressions of interest that support this offer.

https://forms.office.com/r/5z0UrUhCPk This form is for providers who wish to deliver activities only. Please note we have only a small allocation of funds available for this offer and priority will be given to expressions of interest that include food.

Attached are additional information documents to support the application process. Please read through this prior to making an application, as this gives information regarding the expectations of the offer.

For December 2021 they will be expecting funded providers to promote the offer and to manage their own booking systems. Please note that the funding is for school age children, young people and families who are eligible for benefits related free school meals only. The form asks for details on how you intend to promote this offer and also how booking systems will be in place.

The deadline for applications is Friday 19 November at 5.00pm, with providers informed of the outcome from Friday 26 November 2021.

Kirklees Council will be holding an online meeting on Thursday 11 November via Microsoft Teams at 7.00pm for providers or interested parties to ask questions or discuss ideas with Phil Blackwell, Play lead and Holiday Activities and Food Programme co-ordinator and colleagues who support the programme. If you would like to attend this meeting can you please email Phil at HAF@kirklees.gov.uk.

For a PDF version of the form(s), please contact HAF@kirklees.gov.uk

Food related activities

If you are interested in providing food as part of the offer for the December school holidays and you are not yet registered with Environmental Health, then please see attached forms and link below to support registration. For any advice or guidance please contact food.safety@kirklees.gov.uk

Please note, due to timescales any new applications to register would need to be made as soon as possible. If you are considering registration then can you please add to the form ‘Holiday Activities and Food programme’, this will then prioritised.

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