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How we’re supporting disadvantaged children in the school holidays

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Since 2018, the Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) has been supporting thousands of children and families in the school holidays. We’ve been working closely with supermarkets like the Co-Op and Waitrose and sports organisations like the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 organisers on the …

What you need to know about the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme / Що ви маєте знати про Програму канікулярних заходів та харчування (HAF)

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The Holiday Activity and Food Programme (HAF) has been supporting children and families in the school holidays since 2018. Here is everything you need to know about the programme and how it could help you and your child during school holidays. What is the Holiday Activity …

"I want this Christmas to be a happy one for all our children": Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi on the benefits of Breakfast and Holiday Activities and Food clubs

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Over 600,000 children attended free, government-funded Holiday Activities and Food clubs this summer, including over 495,000 eligible for free school meals - and new data shows the impact Breakfast Clubs have had on children around the country.

What you need to know about the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme

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This post has been updated - to find the most recent information, please visit: https://educationhub.blog.gov.uk/2022/04/06/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-holiday-activities-and-food-haf-programme-2/  The Holiday Activity and Food Programme (HAF) has been supporting children and families in the school holidays since 2018 and was significantly expanded in light of the pandemic last year. Here is everything you …

Inaccurate reports regarding Free School Meals over February half term

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We are aware of confusion caused by reports in the media about the provision of free school meals over half term. As was the case at Christmas, vulnerable families will continue to receive help with food and other essentials such …

School breakfast programme and student loan repayments

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Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Department’s announcement about expanding the National School Breakfast programme. The blog also looks at news coverage of changes to the student loan repayment system. Breakfast programme expansion On Saturday, 4 January, …