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Holiday Activity and Food Programme

Essex ActivAte Winter Holiday Clubs Go Live!

Book onto our free Winter holiday clubs over 21st December – 3rd January 2023, free clubs in Essex will provide eligible children and young people with physical and enrichment activities, as well as a nutritious meal, to support their physical and mental wellbeing! Parents can book on by using a WONDE code or contact a local club through the information on our website or details in the posters attached.

You can also view what clubs are on offer here.

How to refer families onto the programme

Benefit based Free School Families

  • If your child/ren receives or is eligible for benefit based free school meals, you be emailed a Holiday Activities voucher code from your school
  • You will receive one code, per child
  • Click the green box to log in, claim your voucher and book your child directly onto a local club
  • If you are still waiting for a voucher code, please contact your school who should be able to provide this for you
  • Please see here a step by step video how to book Benefit Based Free School Meal families on to the programme
  • Please see attached a step by step guide how to book Benefit Based Free School Meal families on to the programme families book onto the programme.

Low income families

We offer limited spaces for young people who are not eligible for benefits based free school meals, but are from ‘low-income’ working families, may be vulnerable and/or experience inactivity and social isolation without access to this free support.

Please use this webpage as a guide to view what clubs are available and club details

Therefore to book your child/ren onto a local club, you will not receive a Holiday Activities voucher code, and you will need to contact the club directly by finding their contact details below.

Club Contact Details

Primary Clubs

Jack Of All Sports – Wyburn Primary School, SS67PE
Contact them on: 07919 888093

Southend United CET – Clements Hall Leisure Centre, SS54LN
Contact them on: 01702 341351

CRSSP – Watermans School, SS41QF / Glebe School SS69HG
Contact them on: 01268 741162

ATF – Great Wakering Recreation Ground, SS30HX
Contact them on:

MegaCentre – Brook Road, Rayleigh, SS67UT
Contact them on: 01268 779 100

Secondary Clubs

ATF – Great Wakering Recreation Ground, SS30HX
Contact them on:

SEND Clubs

Mushroom Theatre SEND Level 2 – 4, Brook Road, SS67XJ
Contact them on: 01268 906470

Butterflies Club Send Level 2 – 4, Butterflies Club House, SS54AD
Contact them on: 07833 678105