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HAF for Families

The HAF team have been busy putting together the HAF Fun Pompey 2022 Easter programme which will run from

 Monday 11 April –  Friday 22 April

it’s looking bigger and better than ever, please keeping checking in for updates.

Funded by the Department of Education to support free school meal families, HAF Fun Pompey aimed to give children time together over the  school holidays to explore what the city has to offer, learn new skills and enjoy a nutritional meal.

The 2021  programme provided some fantastic opportunities to book onto some family days. The main focus of the programme is provision for 5-16 year olds.

The family activities included theatre workshops, outdoor cooking, arts and crafts, dance and more. 

 Each of the providers ensured that they adhered to the highest level of Covid precautions throughout the programme

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    The map below is where the  HAF Fun Pompey are planning the family activities for Easter 2022

    Visit 5-11, 11-16  to find an interactive map of the events in that group.

     

    Whats On?

    Who?
    Aspex Portsmouth
    What?
    Spring Family SEND day
    When?

    19 April

    10am – 2pm

     

     

    Where?

    Aspex Galleries Gunwharf Quays PO1 3BF

    Event details

    Take part in a range of arts & crafts activities or nestle down a library book. During the session, we will also have an opportunity to explore the season, with a relaxing walk around the area and opportunity to try an outdoor creative activity at a local green spot

     

    SEND SUPPORT : This is an event specifically for SEND children, with a parent/carer or family member supporting them

     

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:   Please Book Here

     

    Who?
    CM Foundation
    What?
    CM Foundation Easter Family Days
    When?

    13 April at Charles Dickens

    14 April at Medina Primary School

    10.30am – 2.30pm

    Where?

    Easter CM Foundation Family – Charles Dicken

    Charles Dickens Community Centre Lake Road PO1 4HH

    Easter CM Foundation Family Event – Medina

    Medina Primary School Medina Road Cosham PO6 3NH

     

    Event details

    Families who attend will be able to have a 2-course meal, take part together in a range of art and crafts, sports, health food activities.

    SEND SUPPORT

    SEND children are welcome with their families – if they will be  supervising/ supporting them.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:     Please Book Here

    Who?
    Exploring Nature
    What?
    Easter Fun in the Forest for Families
    When?

    15, 20, 22 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    Hilsea Lines, Top of Perrone Rd, Hilsea, PO3 5LX

    Event details

    The selection of fun and exciting activities and crafts are all tailored to the age of the children at the session. We will finish the day with some fire lighting and toasting marshmallows for s’mores over the campfire

    SEND children can easily be accommodated.  Parents will need to fill in an additional form known as a child profile which will be sent to them by email after booking

     

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:     Please Book Here

    Who?
    URBOND
    What?
    Get Active with URBOND
    When?

    14 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    URBOND Easter Adverts

    Somerstown Community Centre, Winston Churchill Avenue, PO5 4JJ

    Event details

    Physical and creative activities such as afro dance, volleyball, and fun games designed to get children more active. Families can join in  with badminton and other fun activities being lined up. Nutritious meal to be provided at lunch

    Unfortunately SEND children cannot be accommodated at this activity

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list : Please Book Here

    Pay as you go spaces: Please Book Here

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    What is HAF?

    In November 2020 the government announced the significant expansion of its Holiday Activities and Food programme. Portsmouth City Council registered to participate and were delighted to be allocated funding by the Department for Education (DfE). The programme is designed to provide healthy food and enriching activities during the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays to children who receive benefits-related free school meals.

    It offers valuable support to families on lower incomes, giving them the opportunity to access rewarding and active activities alongside healthy meals over the school holidays.