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Fit and Fed Plymouth Summer Activities 2021

Fit and Fed Plymouth Summer Activities 2021

Plymouth City Councils Fit and Fed program support families with children who receive free school meals. The council will be co-ordinating a city-wide holiday, activity and food programme during the Summer and Christmas holidays.

Fit and Fed Holiday Clubs

Their summer holiday club programme will support children with free school meals and provide a wide range of amazing activities including:-

  • Sports
  • Dance
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Forest skills

Every child will also receive a healthy nutritional meal or packed lunch each day. There are over 70 free clubs taking place across the city at different times and for different age groups.

The holiday clubs will provide four weeks of free activities for children on free school meals. Children can attend the same club for four weeks or visit a different club each week. Spaces can be booked directly with the holiday club, on a first-come-first-served basis.

Booking details and more information on all the holiday clubs available can be found in the Summer Activities Brochure below.

Fit and Fed on Tour

Fit and Fed Plymouth 2021

The council is also taking Fit and Fed on tour to one of the city’s parks every Tuesday and Thursday, offering the whole family a range of free and fun-filled activities such as bouncy castles, mini-golf, junk modeling, and more.

There’s no need to book for Fit and Fed on Tour just drop by between 10 am and 2 pm at any of the following locations:

Date Venue
Tuesday 27 July Devonport Park, Devonport, PL1 4BT 2SS
Thursday 29 July Ernesettle Green, Ernesettle, PL5 2SY
Tuesday 3 August Tothill Park, St Jude’s, PL4 9HF
Thursday 5 August Peacock Meadow, Plympton, PL7 4JL
Tuesday 10 August Victoria Park, Stonehouse PL1 5NQ
Thursday 12 August Moonies Park Field, Southway, PL6 6RZ
Tuesday 17 August Bernice Terrace Field, Lipson, PL4 7HZ
Thursday 19 August King George V Playing Fields, Plymstock, PL9 8AR
Tuesday 24 August Central Park, Milehouse, PL2 3DG
Thursday 26 August Knowle Battery Playing Pitches, West Park, PL5 3RX

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my child attend Fit and Fed holiday club if they are not on free school meals?
The Holiday Activities and Food Programme funding from the Department for Education is only to support children that are currently receiving free school meals. If your child does not currently have free school meals, they are not eligible for this year’s Fit and Fed programme. However, many holiday clubs that are running across the city are open to everyone and provide similar opportunities.
How much does it cost?
Thanks to funding from the Department for Education, our holiday clubs are able to provide four weeks of free activities for children who receive free school meals.
How do l book?
Each holiday club is managing its own bookings. You will need to contact them directly. Contact details can be found in the Summer Brochure below.
Can I book my child onto a different activity each week?
Yes. You can book a different club each week, or you can choose to book the same club each week.
What activities will my child be doing?
Each holiday club will have a different theme (e.g. sport, art, outdoors, dance) and will offer a different mix of activities. Daily activities will include some exercise, food education, fun, and enriching activities as well as a healthy meal
Should my child bring anything and what should they wear?
Your child does not need to bring anything with them although a water bottle/drink is advisable. They should wear comfortable clothing and footwear that allows them to run around and play games. They may also need to wear appropriate clothing if activities are outside e.g. jumper, sun hat.
Do the clubs operate safely?
All of the holiday club providers have declared they have suitable arrangements and appropriate policies and procedures in place in relation to Safeguarding, Health, and Safety, Insurance, and Accessibility. Where appropriate, clubs are also compliant with Ofsted requirements.
Who can I speak to about Fit and Fed Holiday Clubs?
The Fit and Fed programme is being managed by the Council’s Sports Development Unit. If you need to speak to someone about the Fit and Fed programme or have any queries you can send them an email at sportsdev@plymouth.gov.uk.
My child has additional needs. Can they attend Holiday Clubs?
If your child has additional needs and requires extra support to access the holiday clubs please get in touch with the Sports Development Unit via email at sportsdev@plymouth.gov.uk.
Fit and Fed Plymouth 2021
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