Bassetlaw holiday activities and food programme (HAF)

August Summer Holidays!

What is HAF?

The aim of the Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme is to support children to eat more healthily, be more active over the school holidays and have a greater knowledge of health and nutrition as well as be more engaged with school and other local services.

Who is eligible?

  • Children aged 5-16 years who are eligible for and receiving benefit related free school meals
  • Children who may be vulnerable, who have a low attendance rate at school and at risk of exclusion, who live in areas of high deprivation or from low-income households who are not in receipt of free school meals
  • Children who may benefit from a social sporting activity

What are the activities?

Tennis - Retford Tennis Club
Dates: 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd and 25th August.
Time: 9am - 1pm 
Address: Retford Tennis Club, Hospital Road, Retford, DN22 7BD.
Ages: 7 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Multisports (including arts and crafts, gardening and more) - Grade A Sports
Outwood Academy Valley - 1st, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 10th and 12th August. 
Retford Oaks Academy - 15th, 17th and 19th August. 
Outwood Academy Portland - 22nd 24th and 26th August. 
Time: 9am - 1pm.
Ages: 5 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Stay and Play - Now Church
Address: Now church, Doncaster Road, Langold, S81 9RJ.
Ages: Children under 12. 

Book your place:

Please note: Parents/carers must accompany their children for a range of play activities, outdoor play, sensory play, football, board games, breakfast and lunch. 

Dance and Theatre - Staples Dance Academy 
Dates: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th August. 
Time: 10am - 2pm
Address: Staples Dance Academy, 23 Exchange Street, Retford, DN22 6DT.
Ages: 5 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Pottery and Claymaking - The Pottery
Dates: 29th July, 1st and 15th August 
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Address: The Pottery, 24 The Square, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6DQ.
Ages: 10 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Den Building and Farm Experiences 
Dates: 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd August. 
Time: 9am - 1pm.
Address: A.P.E Lound Low Road, Retford, DN22 8SB.
Ages: 10 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Escape Rooms
Dates: 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd August. 
Time: 1pm - 5pm.
Address: Enigma Live Escape Rooms, Retford, DN22 6DB. 
Ages: 10 - 16 years. 
Book your place.

Football with Worksop Town Academy 
Dates: 1st - 19th August.
Time: 9am - 1pm (Primary School), 1pm - 5pm (Secondary School).
Address: Worksop Town Academy, Babbage Way, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 1UJ.
Ages: 5 - 16 years.
Book your place.

Further information

Share this information with your friends and families who you think may benefit from this programme.

The Holiday activities and food programme is in association with the Department for Education (external link) and Nottinghamshire County Council (external link).

Please view our privacy notice for the Bassetlaw Holiday Activity Food Programme.

Other provision (open to all)

Learn to ride a bike (Free)

Please note this is not funded by the HAF programme this is fully funded by Bassetlaw District Council and delivered by Bicycle Buddy.

We can provide a bike for those who do not have one and if you know how to ride your bike, come along and learn new skills and cycling safety.

Dates: 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th, 27th and 28th August.
Time: 1pm - 5pm.
Address: Outwood Academy Valley.
Ages: 5 - 16 years.
Book your place.

Dates: 22nd, 24th and 26th August.
Time: 1pm - 5pm.
Address: Outwood Academy Portland.
Ages: 5 - 16 years.
Book your place.

 


Last Updated on Thursday, August 4, 2022