• Holiday hunger providers demand 'multi-year funding' as DfE extends scheme

    The government must allocate “multi-year funding” for its holiday activities and food programme, previous recipients said after the announcement of a £220 million expansion to the scheme. The extension of HAF to all areas in England and into the Easter and Christmas holidays next year was announced on Sunday, following mounting pressure on ministers to

    15.00 Nov. 13th, 2020 | News

  • DfE abandons Easter holiday hunger pilot after summer trial

    The government will spend another £9 million testing solutions to holiday hunger across England, but has abandoned plans to run a pilot in the Easter and summer holidays next year. According to tender documents seen by Schools Week, the Department for Education is seeking organisations to test the “co-ordination” of free holiday provision, including “healthy

    7.00 Dec. 14th, 2018 | News