Free Summer Schemes for Island children eligible for free school meals

Free Summer Schemes for Island children eligible for free school meals

Free Summer Schemes for Island children eligible for free school meals 580 580 The Bay CE Primary School

Summer schemes that provide food and activities to Island children who are eligible for free school meals will receive funding totalling more than £260,000.

Members of the Isle of Wight Council’s Cabinet approved 12 separate grant awards.

The funding comes from the Department for Education’s Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme, which was set up so local authorities could offer healthy food and enriching activities to children eligible for free school meals during the 2021 school holidays. Please see below a list of providers on the island.

Aspire Ryde

Children’s play session and healthy meal in the Kingdom play activity centre. Forty spaces available per day over the holidays. Email: or call (01983) 716020.

Brading Bunch

The Brading Bunch are offering sessions for eight to 18 year olds at Brading Youth and Community Centre. Offering lots of activities ranging from music and theatre workshops to arts and crafts. Bookings: or call: 07423 425948.

CM Sports

CM Sports is offering sports coaching and arts and crafts activities for eligible children aged five to 11 in Newport (Barton Primary and Nine Acres Primary). Bookings: 02392 987881 or visit:

Community Action

Community Action are delivering activities such as sports, drama, singing and yoga for ages eight to 16 years old at the Parkside Pavilion in East Cowes. Bookings: (01983) 539371 or email

Island Riding Centre

Riding sessions with a healthy lunch provided for ages six to 14. Bookings: (01983) 214000 or email

Nine Acres Primary School

Nine Acres Primary School are providing activities for ages six to ten years old. Activities include art, music and team games. Bookings: or call: (01983) 522984.

Scalllywags (Broadlea Primary School)

Scallywags Holiday Fun Club are offering spaces for ages three to 18 years old. Email:, or call 07977 709088 for more information.

Theatre Educational

Theatre Educational has a range of professional, experienced community arts tutors who will provide arts and theatre themed activity for seven to 16 year olds at Oakfield and Barton primary schools. Visit for full details or call: 07984 170014.

West Wight Nursery

West Wight Nursery are offering places for five to ten year olds. Bookings: (01983) 640190.


YMCA are offering places at its day camps throughout the summer holidays for children aged up to 12 years old. Email: or call (01983) 862441 (option 4).

Ventnor Town Council

Ventnor Town Council are providing sessions at St Catherine’s School offering activities including arts and crafts, sports, bush craft and much more. For 11 to 16 years old. Email:, or call Jordan on 07508 317736.

Ventnor Community Early Years

Ventnor Community Early Years are providing sessions offering activities including gymnastics, dance, arts and crafts, sports, and forest school and much more. For five to ten year olds. Email: or call (01983) 856868.


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