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HAF for ages 5-11

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 a diverse range of activities.

These included sports, theatre, storytelling, cooking, laser tag, art workshops, robotics, and much more as well as good, tasty food.

 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 5 – 11 activities for Easter 2022

    Visit 11-16 or Family sections  to find an interactive map of the events in that group

     

    Whats On?

    Who?
    Active8 Minds
    What?
    Meon and Highbury Holiday Clubs
    When?

    11,12,13,14,19,20,21,22 April at Highbury Primary School

    11, 12,13,14 April at Meon Junior School

    9am- 4pm

    Where?

    Highbury College Dovercout Rd PO6 2RZ

    Meon Junior School Shelford Rd PO4 8NT

    Event details

    Fun and Active holiday club! Each day is jam packed with sport, physical activity, games and amazing art and crafts!

    Age Range 5- 11

    SEND SUPPORT We will make reasonable adjustments to make the club accessible to SEND children, we cannot provide one2one support, manual handling/intimate care. Please get in contact to discuss needs.

    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 are available: Please Book Here 

    Who?
    Aspex
    What?
    Aspex Spring Holiday Club
    When?

    13, 20 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    Aspex Portsmouth, 42 Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, PO1 3BF

    Event details

    Explore the season with a day of arts and crafts inspired by spring! Activities will include printmaking, 3D modelling and animation. During the session, there will also be the opportunity to take inspiration from nature with a creative walk around the local area.

    Age Range 8-13

    SEND SUPPORT There are limited spaces available for SEND children, please be aware that we require information about any access needs or additional support required in advance of the session so we are able to arrange this. Get in touch to discuss before booking your space.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please book here : Please Book Here

    Pay as you go spaces are available : Please Book Here

     

    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

    Age Range Families

    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?
    BH Live Multi Sports
    What?
    Multi-skills
    When?

    19,20,21.22 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    Portsmouth Tennis and Gymnastics Centre, Alex Way, PO2 9AD

    Event details

    Plenty of activities to keep you entertained. Sports include tennis, dodgeball, cricket and football all led by qualified coaches.  Please bring water.

    Age Range 5-12

    SEND SUPPORT  limited spaces available – the support would have to be discussed prior to booking as extra staff may be required.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list :   Elizabeth.butcher@bhlive.org.uk

    Pay as you go spaces are available email :  Elizabeth.butcher@bhlive.org.uk

    Who?
    BH Live
    What?
    Girls only Swimming
    When?

    19,20.21,22 April

    9am -1pm

    Where?

    Charter Community Sports Centre Greetham St PO5 4LF

    Event details

    Our Girls Only Swimming Crash course is led by a qualified swimming teacher who will teach them about life saving water skills as well as different types of strokes used in swimming. Children will also get the time to have free play in the pool after their swimming lesson. After the swim, children will play sports games and learn about healthy eating, also led by a qualified coach.

    Age Range 5-12

    SEND SUPPORT : limited spaces available – the support would have to be discussed prior to booking as extra staff may be required.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list :    Elizabeth.butcher@bhlive.org.uk

    Pay as you go spaces are available please email: Elizabeth.butcher@bhlive.org.uk

    Who?
    CM-SPORTS
    What?
    Multi Skills
    When?

    11,12,13,14,19,20,21 April at Arundel Court

    11,12,13,14 April at Mayfield School

    19,20,21.22 April at St Johns

    9am – 4.30pm

    Where?

    Arundel Court Primary School, Fyning St, PO1 1FG

    Mayfield School Mayfield Rd PO2 0RH

    St Johns Catholic School Cottage View PO1 1PX

    Event details

    Multi-sports, Arts & Crafts, Lego, Nerf Games, Go Karts, Inflatables

    Age Range 5-11

    SEND SUPPORT Able to accommodate all levels but would require notice for one-2 -one

     

    How to book

     

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list : Please Book Here  Go to ‘HAF Courses April 2022 (free school meal children only). 

    Pay as you go spaces:  Available at Mayfield School from £28 per day, go to ‘Holiday Courses April 2022’. 

     

    Who?
    ComputerXplorers
    What?
    Tech Masterclass
    When?

    12,13,19,20 April at the Priory School

    12,13,19,20,21 April at Castle View School

    9am – 1pm

    Where?

    The Priory School Fawcett Rd PO4 0DL

    Castle View School Allaway Ave PO6 4QP

    Event details

    Come and join us for a Tech Themed Holiday camp that comes with a Hot Lunch!

    Throughout the week we will be covering various topics such as Robotics, Creating Your Own App, Designing Your Own Video Game and Become a Youtuber.

    Age Range 5- 11

    SEND SUPPORT  On the booking form please indicate any additional needs or alternatively contact us and we will discuss any additional needs and how we can support the child together.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:    Please Book Here 

    Pay as you go spaces are available :     Please Book Here 

    Who?
    Debutots
    What?
    Debutots Wild & Wonderful Easter Story Telling Camp
    When?

    19,20,21,22 April

    9.30am – 3pm

    Where?

    Cockleshell Pavilion , Cockleshell Playing Fields , Southsea, PO4 9SA

    Event details

    Debutots Eggcellent Easter Camp is designed to bring children together in a safe, secure, and natural setting. Each day we will focus on a well-loved children’s story that will embrace and celebrate a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating.

     The stories we will be exploring will help us to consider a Healthy lifestyle over the Easter Holidays. We’ll be meeting Oliver and exploring healthy eating with him, as well as celebrating the superhero qualities of fruit and vegetables. Each story will be explored through interactive storytelling, drama games, and craft activities and special group activities to be revealed!

    Age Range 5-8

    SEND SUPPORT  Can accommodate a limited number of SEND children, one 2 one care not available.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link: Tuesday 19th April –Please Book Here Wednesday 20th April –Please Book Here

    Thursday 21st April – Please Book Here Friday 22nd April –Please Book Here

    Please note families can book a maximum of 2 sessions per child. 

    Pay as you go spaces:     Not available at this activity 

    Who?
    Enableability
    What?
    Landport and Paulsgrove Play schemes
    When?

    11,12,13,14,19,20,21.22 April

    10am – 3pm

     

    Where?

    Landport Community Centre Charles St PO1 1JD

    Paulsgrove Youth Community Centre Marsden Rd PO6 4JB

    Event details

    Play scheme for children with SEN who attend mainstream education. Children will be allocated a place within a certain groups to support peer to peer interactions.

    Home visit to form a care plan is required before a place can be allocated.

    This is a SEN provision for children at mainstream education. A home visit will be require to complete a full and detailed care plan.

    Children will then be allocated a place within a peer group.  Dates will then be allocated to each group to support their social skills.

    Please contact Enableability direct to arrange a home visit.

    Closing dates for application for a place is 30th March

    Age range 5 – 11

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please email :    children@enableability.org.uk   

    Pay as you go spaces:     Not available at this activity 

    Who?
    Family Church
    What?
    Love Portsmouth Kids Club
    When?

    12,13 April

    10.30am – 2.30pm

    Where?

    Empower Family Church Kingston Rd PO2 7DX

    Event details

    Crafts, games, dancing, singing , laughing and much more

    Age rage 5 -11

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:    Please Book Here

    Pay as you go spaces:    not applicable 

    Who?
    Farlington Wrap Around Service
    What?
    Easter Play scheme
    When?

    11,12,13,14,19,20,21.22 April

    9am – 3pm

    Where?

    Solent Infant School, Evelegh Rd, Drayton, PO6 1DH

    Event details

    An Easter Play scheme full of fun and laughter. This Easter we will be having children’s mindfulness sessions, yoga, bounce sessions , learning tricks with our hoop trainer plus lots of cooking, crafts and more

    Age Range 5-11

    SEND SUPPORT Yes we can support some SEND children. There will be limited spaces depending on the support needed for the child but we do our upmost to accommodate all children when we can. SEND families should book through the normal process and add their individual need to the booking form.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link: Please Book Here   

    Pay as you go spaces are available Please Book Here

    Who?
    Globefit
    What?
    Globe Fit - Easter Kid Club
    When?

    12, 13,14 April at Court Lane

    12,13,14,19,20 April at Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre

    9am – 3.30pm

    Where?

    Court Lane Infant School Hilary Ave PO6 2PP

    Stamshaw and Tipner Community Centre Wilson Road PO2 8LE

     

     

    Event details

    Globe Fit kids clubs offer a wide range of fun and diverse activities for children in school years R through to year 8. Daily activities include arts and crafts, cookery, sports such as football, cricket, athletics, rounders, dance and hula hooping. Our club days are themed around the world and each day we will learn about the culture and geography of a different country.

    Age Range 5-11

    SEND SUPPORT can accommodate pre booked SEND children provided that they do not need 1:1 support. We will need as much detail as possible on the child’s individual needs prior to their attendance.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:  Please Book Here

    Pay as you go spaces are available : Please Book Here

    Who?
    Pompey in the Community Cooking
    What?
    Pompey Cook-a-long
    When?

    13, 20 April

    10am – 2pm

    Where?

    Pompey in the Community, Anson Rd, PO4 8TB

    Event details

    Spend the day learning how to cook your own lunch with our chef Gavin and make some sweet treats to take home with you too! A fun day, learning new skills and eating some great fun you will have cooked yourself!

    Age Range 10 -16

    SEND SUPPORT please contact before booking as some aspects of activity may require extra staffing.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:    Please Book Here  go to BOOKINGS and enter code: Cooking4free

    Pay as you go spaces are not available at this activity 

    Who?
    Pompey in the Community Football
    What?
    Football Fun
    When?

    11,12,13,14,19,20,21.22 April

    9.30am – 3pm

    Where?

    Miltoncross Academy Milton Rd PO3 6RB

     

    Event details

    A day of football coaching including small sided games and skills

    Age Range 5- 12

    SEND SUPPORT is available but will need to be discussed prior to booking

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list :   Please Book Here  go to  BOOKINGS and enter code: easter4free

    Pay as you go spaces:   Please Book Here

    Who?
    Pompey in the Community SEN Multi Sports
    What?
    Multisports for SEN children
    When?

    11,21 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    Mayfield School, Mayfield Rd, PO2 0RH

    Event details

    Football, Cricket, Tennis, Dodgeball, Enrichment sessions

    Age Range 6- 16

    SEND SUPPORT This is an SEN accessible course with one-to-one available (notice required)

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:    Please Book Here   go to BOOKINGS and enter code: easter4SEN

    Pay as you go spaces are not available at this activity

    Who?
    Portsmouth Play and Youth
    What?
    Great Events across the City
    When?

    Throughout the the Easter Holidays

    Times vary

    Where?

    Adventure Playgrounds: Portsea, Somerstown, Landport, Buckland, Stamshaw and Paulsgrove.

     

    Event details

    Fantastic range of activities including, laser tag, flip out, football skills, gardening, climbing wall, arts and crafts to name a few, something for everyone and they all include a meal.

    Age Range 5 – 11 some activities may have age restrictions

    SEND SUPPORT  Yes, but places limited. Families must contact individual site  prior to booking to discuss their child’s needs

    How to book

    For more details of the individual sites please use this link Portsmouth PYC

    Who?
    Sports4kids
    What?
    Holiday Multi-Activity Camps
    When?

    11,12,13,14 April at St Pauls Fully Booked

    19,20,21.22 April at Moorings Way Infant School Fully Booked 

    8am – 6pm

    11, 12,13 April John Pounds Centre

    8am – 3.30pm

    Where?

    St Pauls Catholic Primary School Bourne Rd PO6 4JD Fully Booked 

    Moorings Way Infant School Moorings Way PO4 8YJ Fully Booked 

    John Pounds Centre, 23 Queen Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3HN

    Event details

    For children aged 5 to 13 years, we’ll be running our S4K Easter activity camp with loads of fun, games, arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone! We offer children the chance to try new sports and activities, make new friends, and have lots of fun!

    Age Range 5-13

    SEND SUPPORT  We encourage SEND children to attend our activity camps. Please contact us if your child does have additional needs, to allow us to discuss their individual needs, and ensure our staff can ensure your child/children have the best possible activity camp experience.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link please St Pauls and Mooring are FULLY BOOKED

    John Pounds Centre have spaces  :  Please Book Here

     

    Who?
    The Young Creatives
    What?
    Drama and Creative Workshops
    When?

    11,12,13,14 April at Cottage Grove

    11, 12, 13, 14 April at St Paul’s

    19,20,21,22 April at Medina Primary School

    9.30am – 2.30pm

    Where?

    Cottage Grove Primary School Chivers Close PO5 1HG

    Medina Primary School Medina Rd PO6 3NH

    St Pauls Catholic Primary School Bourne Rd PO6 4JD

    Event details

    Age Range 5-7 (Medina and Cottage Grove)

    Using drama and creative arts to build confidence, learn about looking after our minds and bodies and explore the story of the Worrysaurus

    Age Range 8-11 (Cottage Grove and St Pauls)

    Using drama to explore the Harry Potter series. Have fun with green screens, invisibility cloaks, wand and spell making, create strange mythical creatures and weird and wonderful foods.

    SEND SUPPORT  A limited number SEND children can be accommodated but details will be requested at time of booking.

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please follow link:   Please Book Here

    Pay as you go spaces are available :   Please Book Here

    Who?
    URBOND
    What?
    Get Active with URBOND
    When?

    11, 14 April

    10am – 3pm

    Where?

    Somerstown Community Centre, Winston Churchill Avenue, PO5 4JJ

    Event details

    Physical and creative activities such as volleyball, afro dance and fun games designed to get children more active.

    Age Range 5-11

    SEND SUPPORT  This activity is not able to support Send provision.

    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 are available :   Please Book Here

    Who?
    YMCA
    What?
    YMCA Portsmouth Daycamps
    When?

    11,12,13,14 ,19,20,21.22 April

    9am – 4pm

    Where?

    Mountbatten Centre Alex Way PO2 9QA

    Event details

    Multi-activity day camps including sports, games and arts & crafts

    Age Range 5-11

    SEND SUPPORT  Yes, but places limited. Families must contact us  prior to booking to discuss their child’s needs SEND contact

    How to book

    FSM eligible families please note that activity is fully booked follow link to be added to waiting list :  Chelsey.Croucher@ymca-fg.org

    Pay as you go spaces are available please email Chelsey.Croucher@ymca-fg.org

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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.