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Useful Information

If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the web links below useful.

Walsall Holiday Activity & Food Programme 2023/24


Booking for Winter activities goes live on:

Monday 27th November 2023 at 10am and

Wednesday 30th November at 1pm




The HAF programme is for children and young people aged 5 to 16 years who are eligible for benefit related free school meals or on a plan (EH, CIN, CP or EHCP). Children and young people and their families will be able to access free activities during the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays.


The Department for Education's (DFE) Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) has provided funding for the scheme.


For more information visit our website or you can email us at


Who is eligible?


Children and young people aged 5-16 in receipt of benefit related free school meals or on a plan (EH, CIN, CP or EHCP).

You live in Walsall


What will be on offer?


You will be able to choose from the following;


* Four days of a Holiday Programme for a minimum of 4 hours

Pick n mix (up to four activities) for a minimum of 2-4 hours

Family Activity for all the family to attend a fun day out including siblings


Activities include SEND, sensory activities, bowling, Ninja Warrior, football, swimming, cricket, arts & crafts, golf, hair & beauty, performing arts, cinema, Cinderella Pantomime and much more! 


How do I register?


* You should have received a letter with a unique code and information how to register. To register each child you will need their unique code (at the top of the letter). If you haven't had a letter you can email: 


You only need to register once for the 2023/2024 programme 


* To book and register for the programme contact the HAF team on 01922 653889 (Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm), sign up here


Walsall Council has been working closely with providers to ensure that where possible SEND requirements can be met on activities that are on offer - specific requirements should be discussed with the provider to confirm arrangements. 


Measles Outbreak in the West Midlands


'Vaccination UK have been instructed by NHSE to administer the MMR vaccination to all school aged children who are outstanding one or both doses. The MMR would have been given at the age of 1 year and the second dose at 3 years and 4 months. There has been an outbreak of Measles in the West Midlands which has been on the rise within the last few weeks.


Please check your child's vaccinations with their GP and if your child is outstanding one or both doses of the MMR, please contact their office on 01922 902035 to make an appointment. This will be at an alternative venue and NOT at the school'


More information on measles can be found here


Update - Please find information of vaccination clinics below:-

Supporting Children with the conflict in Ukraine


Please find below information leaflet issued by Walsall Council to help you support your child/ren if they are worried about the current conflict in Ukraine.

Place2Be - Parenting Smart


Parenting Smart Website click here


National School Breakfast Programme


The National School Breakfast Programme has launched its breakfast at home area on the Family Action website, where you will find lots of information and advice on providing a low cost, nutritious, daily breakfast at home.



Useful Contact Details


Walsall MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) - 0300 555 2866/01922 658170

Walsall School Nurses - 01922 423349

                                   - (Chat Health Line) 07480635363 (Age 11-19 years)

                                   - Parent Text Line - 07520634909 

Childline - 0800 1111

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000

Samaritans - 116 123

Shout (Crisis Text Line) - Text shout to 85258

Rethink Mental Illness - 0300 500 0927

Mind (for a better mental Health - 0300 123 3393

                                                 - Legal Advice Service 0300 466 6463

Anxiety UK - 0344 775774

VIVUP (Employee Benefit Scheme) - 01252 784540