Date: 30 th January 2022
Dear Parent or Guardian
The February “Eat to Meet 2” Half Term programme starts on the 13th February and there
are lots of great activities happening over the school. Children and young people, from
reception to age 16, who are eligible for benefits related free school meals, will be able to
access hundreds of activities throughout the half term holidays including specific provision
available for children with SEND or additional needs, at no cost. There’s a great range of
activities across the city including boxing, football, music, dance, cycling, cooking,
discos, films, bowling, arts and crafts, drama, a make up course, trips out and much
more! Every day there will be a range of fabulous meals available with many schemes
holding family events as well.
To find out where your nearest scheme is click on this link https://merseyplay.com/feb-half-term-activities-food/or go to https://www.merseyplay.com and click on the February half
term activities link from Friday 3 rd February.
When you have chosen the activity/scheme you will need to contact that organisation to
book a place. Each organisation will have either a telephone number, email address or
online booking system. If your child has any additional needs or dietary requirements then
please discuss this with the organisation when you book. There is no central booking
system so please read the details of the programmes on the website and contact the
If you want to know how to register or how to check if your child is eligible for free
school meals then please click on the link https://www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-
You will need your national insurance number or an asylum seekers support
If you are struggling with the cost of living then please click:https://www.liverpool.gov.uk/cost-of-living/
Liverpool City Council
Cunard Building, Water Street, Liverpool, L3 1AH
T: 07525 388559
E: firstname.lastname@example.org W.Liverpool.gov.uk
If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled
to get help to buy healthy food and milk. Click on the link to find out how to register
Liverpool City Council is working with Mersey Play Action Council, Sutton Croft and the
local schools, voluntary and community organisations, and childcare providers to deliver the
Half Term Activity programme.
The Easter Holiday Activities and Food programme will start on the 3 rd April and more details
will be available on Merseyplay.com by 6 th March.
Liverpool City Council is working with the local schools, voluntary and community
organisations, and childcare providers to provide the HAF programme. The programme is
funded by the Department for Education.
The Family Information and SEND Directory also provides a wealth of useful information
and support for families - FISD .
Sally Dobbing - HAF Project Manager