Rotherham Healthy Holidays Programme

About the Rotherham Healthy Holidays Programme

The Healthy Holiday Programme is funded by the Department of Education to provide support to families who may find school holidays difficult. The funding enables eligible children ages from reception to year 11 to access holidays clubs for free.

The Healthy Holiday Programme is delivered by a range of providers over the Easter, Summer, and Winter School Holidays. Each holiday camp will last for 4 hours and 4 days within a week, a meal and healthy snacks are provided along with enriching activities for children to take part in.

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If your child is eligible for benefit related free school meals you should receive a Unique Reference Number from school closer to the Winter Holiday period, if you do not receive this, please contact us.


Eligibility for the programme is open to wide range of children from different backgrounds, including:

  • Children accessing benefit related free schools
  • Looked after children
  • Children who are elective home educated
  • Children seeking asylum
  • Children accessing home for Ukraine scheme
  • Children accessing Pupil Referral Unit or alternative provision
  • Children receiving any support from Rotherham Council Social Care or Early Help Teams

If you have any queries, please email:


Some of our activity providers also welcome children on paid-for places, this will be stated in our activities page. Please be aware this is not in partnership with Rotherham Healthy Holidays.

Please click on the below to see what has been on offer over the holiday periods:

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