Year Groups

Easter Holiday Activity Programme

HAF2021On the 8th November 2020, the government announced that the holiday activities and food programme will be expanded across the whole of England in 2021. The programme has provided healthy food and enriching activities to disadvantaged children since 2018. It has been confirmed that the programme will now cover the Easter, summer and Christmas holidays in 2021.

Thanet District Council have been working hard with various partners to organise an Easter Programme thanks to recent funding from The Department of Education.

What is the Holiday Activity Programme?

The Holiday Activity Programme is a free school holiday activity programme that operates during the school Easter and Summer holidays. The aim is to provide a high-quality holiday activity programme in Thanet's most disadvantaged communities, with a nutritious meal every day, free of charge.

Easter Programme Details

Dates: Monday 12th - Thursday 15th April 2021

Times: 10am - 2pm

Venue: Drapers Mills Primary School, St Peter's Footpath, Dane Valley, Margate CT9 2SP

Delivery Partners: Thanet District Council, Active Community Solutions, Changing Minds Kent, Inclusive Sport, Our Kitchen, Total Sports Coaching, Your Leisure.

Supported by: StreetGames, Thanet School Games Organiser.

Entry Criteria

To enter the programme, attendees MUST be:

  • Eligible for free school meals
  • Reside in Thanet

PLEASE NOTE: Due to allocations of funds we have limited spaces for the programme. Where the programme becomes full, entries will be added to a waiting list and households will be contacted should a space open up. You would need to confirm that your child will be able to attend each of the 4 days of delivery. Active Thanet are unable to provide spaces on an ad-hoc basis.

If you would like to make a self-referral and you fall within the entry criteria, please click on the link:

If you have any questions regarding the programme, please contact: or telephone number 07818 014718.

Kind regards

Mrs Shelley Furlong
Business Manager

The Royal Harbour Academy

Which year group?

Lower School YEARS 7 - 8
Upper School YEARS 9 - 11
Sixth Form YEARS 12- 13


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