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Holiday Activities & Food Programme Summer 2023
Holiday Club 25/08/2023

Free Summer Holiday Activities & Food Sessions

KOOSA Kids FREE Summer Holiday Activities & Food Programme (HAF) for eligible children in Hampshire, Richmond and Surrey

We are delighted to once again be able to offer the FREE Holiday Activities & Food Programme (HAF) to children in receipt of benefits-related free school meals this summer, which is kindly funded by the Department for Education. The FREE holiday club activity (and food) day with KOOSA Kids will cover a full standard day, from 10.00am to 4.00pm, in the following counties:

  • Hampshire – on behalf of Connect4Communities and Hampshire County Council
  • Richmond – on behalf of Achieving for Children’s Feed Ur Everyday Life (FUEL) Programme and The Royal Boroughs or Kingston & Richmond
  • Surrey – on behalf of Active Surrey’s CLUB4 Programme and Surrey County Council

KOOSA Kids will be offering a number of FREE Holiday Activities & Food sessions from 24th July to 25th August, providing a hot lunch and plenty of fun, exciting and enriching activities throughout each day. You can download our Summer Holiday Activity Planner here to get a full flavour of what your children can look forward to during their Holiday Activities & Food Sessions.

Follow the individual location links below for more information on each area:

Hampshire: Monday to Friday each week. 31st July - 25th August 

Richmond: Monday to Thursday each week. 31st July - 24th August

Surrey: Monday to Friday each week. 31st July – 17th August


How to apply for Holiday Activities & Food Programme Sessions

Visit our HampshireRichmond or Surrey pages for county specific information or call 01276 21884 to register your interest. Please note, places are limited and we may not be able to offer you all sessions requested. Please note, places are limited and we may not be able to offer you all sessions requested. Places are for eligible children attending primary school, in receipt of benefits-related free school meals. Please only apply if your child meets the eligibility criteria.

Summer Holiday Activities & Food Menu’s

An integral part of the HAF programme is providing a nutritious, tasty and hot lunch each day. You can take a look at the Holiday Activities & Food Menu’s below, so your children know what to expect during lunchtime at their Holiday Activities & Food Programme sessions during summer.

All of us need help sometimes

We know that people all across the UK are experiencing the impact of increasing costs and feeling the pressure on household budgets. Thankfully, the authorities in Hampshire, Richmond and Surrey have resources available to support local residents. Please find more information below:

HampshireSupport in Hampshire includes the Community Pantries programme, which provides groceries at a lower rate than supermarkets at 19 separate locations within the county. For information or advice to help you with the cost of living, please visit Connect to Support Hampshire.

RichmondFamilies across Richmond and Kingston are feeling the impact of increasing costs and pressure on household budgets, which is why the Richmond Council Cost of Living Hub is available, providing a whole host information and support on a range of topics including household bills, family and child care, food, and health and care costs.

SurreyThe Directory of Support, created by Surrey County Council, is designed to help, by sharing all the financial and welfare advice on offer in the county. If you are unable to find the right help and support on these webpages, you can speak with a member of the community helpline team, to talk through your needs and they will help to point you in the right direction for financial, welfare or wellbeing support in Surrey. Simply call 0300 200 1008 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays).

We hope you find this information useful, but if you would like to find out more, please see your local district and borough councils’ website for support with benefits, housing and other local information.

See you soon

If you have any questions about the Holiday Activities & Food Programme, please email or call us on 01276 21884. We hope to see your children at our Summer Holiday Clubs soon!

Why choose KOOSA Kids for your holiday, after school and breakfast club childcare?
Why choose KOOSA Kids for your out of school child care? Exceptional Value, Outstanding Quality, Unlimited Fun!
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