Holiday Activities and Food (HAF): Information for parents and carers

Who can attend

To be eligible to attend the free Summer Holiday Club activities, children and young people must:

  • be eligible for benefit related free school meals.
  • be aged 5 to 16 years old or up to 18 with SEND (SEND children must still qualify for free school meals)
  • live or go to school in South Tyneside

The Summer Holiday Clubs are funded by the Department for Education's holiday activities and food programme 2024.

As part of this funding, the criteria states that children must be in receipt of benefit related free school meals.