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School’s Out! – Holiday Activities and Food offer: Summer 2022

Kirklees School’s Out! programme is pleased to announce that Expressions of Interest are now being accepted by organisations registered with GAP or OFSTED, to deliver activities for benefits related Free School Meal children, young people and their families during the Summer school holidays.

The Holiday Activities and Food programme has been funded by the Department for Education, with the expectation that children and young people can access up to 4 weeks of sessions, over 4 days, for a minimum of 4 hours during the school holidays. The sessions must include enrichment activities, food nutritional support and a healthy nutritious meal. In Kirklees, we expect the sessions to run between Monday 1 August and Friday 26 August 2022.

Funding is available at £27.50 per child, per day, with the expectation that children and young people attending are benefits related free school meal eligible. Attached to this email is additional information regarding the expectations of the offer. Please read this information carefully prior to submitting an Expression of Interest as we expect to be oversubscribed for the funding available and the information provided will form the basis of funding allocation.

The Expression of Interest can be completed here – https://forms.office.com/r/XAsfh09BJH

The deadline for Expressions of Interest is Friday 3 June at 5pm, panels will be held week commencing 13 June. On Monday 20 June, providers will be informed of the outcome with the expectation that promotion / bookings will commence shortly afterwards. Once again we will be expecting providers to be responsible for promotion and bookings, ensuring that they sensitively target the eligible cohort.

For Summer 2022, Kirklees Youth Alliance are leading on developing creative support for secondary school aged young people – Summer Blast! This will explore creative ways to enhance engagement for young people, if you are interested in supporting this unique offer then please complete the expression of interest form here https://forms.office.com/r/etJLNmT1zz. Additional information regarding this offer is attached to this email. Kirklees Youth Alliance continue to develop training opportunities and support for volunteers. The Expression of Interest form closes at 5pm on Friday 3 June.

Online Meetings

We will be hosting a number of online meetings before the submission deadline.

Wednesday 18 May 4.00 – 5.00pm: Summer Blast! Pilot offer for 13+

This online meeting will be led by Kirklees Youth Alliance with a focus on the pilot offer running this summer named Summer Blast. This meeting will be useful for providers who are interested in supporting with additional information being provided at the meeting and the opportunity to meet with Kirklees Youth Alliance. The link for this meeting is Click here to join the meeting

Wednesday 25 May 1.30 – 2.30pm: Focus on Food

The FINE team will be in attendance at this meeting to support questions and discussions about the offer of healthy food at sessions, together with support around nutritional activities. The link for this meeting is Click here to join the meeting

Wednesday 25 May 4.00 – 5.00pm: KYA Online booking system

We will once again be expecting providers to arrange promotion and booking of the summer offer. Organisations can choose to work with KYA and the web-app developed last summer if they wish. This drop in is to provide more details to organisations wishing to use the KYA web-app. The link for the meeting is Click here to join the meeting

Friday 27 May 12.00 – 1.00pm: General discussion and support

This will be an opportunity to ask any questions regarding plans for Summer 2022. The link for the meeting is Click here to join the meeting

If you would like any further information regarding plans for summer 2022 then please contact us at HAF@Kirklees.gov.uk

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