I’m writing to let you know about additional Easter holiday support for children who are eligible for free school meals.
Alongside our usual Holiday Schemes, Extratime is part of a Brighton & Hove city-wide partnership delivering ‘enriching activities and healthy food’ to SEND children and their siblings who are eligible for free school meals in the Easter holidays.
We know that all families with disabled children have had an extremely difficult time throughout the pandemic. This City Council project recognises the extra challenges during the school holidays for families with children on low incomes. Extratime has been asked to support the council to reach free school meal eligible families with children with SEND.
This pilot project and has been set up very quickly which means we’ve not had time to consult with families about the project. Instead we have joined forces with existing partners B&H Food Partnership and Community Transport to extend the [email protected] offer and to include a delicious and free food offer.
This is the link to the registration form for Easter.
Please complete the form as soon as you can. Please also feel free to share it with other Brighton & Hove based families of children with SEND who are eligible for free school meals.
By signing up you will receive;
- Joining instructions for Extratime & Friends Live Zoom Workshops
- A fun filled Activity Pack for your child(ren) – No longer available due to high demand.
- An ‘In the Bag’ Meal Kit and a Homemade Ready Meal delivered to your home each week of the Easter holidays
Due to the short timescale plus the bank holiday weekend, we must ask you to submit your registration for within the tight deadlines below;
|Delivery Item||Delivery day||Registration form deadline|
|Activity Pack and Home-made Ready Meal||Tuesday 6th April||10am 31st March|
|Meal Kit delivery||Friday 9th April||10am Tuesday 6th April|
|Ready Meal delivery||Tuesday 13th April||10am Thursday 8th April|
|Meal Kit delivery||Friday 16th April||10 Tuesday 13th April|
If this pilot project is popular then we will look to running something similar in future school holidays. We’ll be gathering your views and feedback to develop this project. Please sign up and tell us what you think.
If your child is not eligible for Free School Meals and you would like to be included, please let us know. The Extratime & Friends Live Zoom workshops are open to everyone, and we can add you to the waiting list for deliveries as we may have spaces.
If you have any questions contact us.