Free school activities and food for school children during Easter in Derby

Easter Promise school holiday activities and food

The Easter Promise provides free activities and free school meals for Derby city eligible families, funded by the Department for Education. Derby City Council is working in partnership with Community Action Derby to provide an active programme for the children to enjoy. Parents and carers throughout Derby may be eligible to benefit from free holiday clubs places for children and young people over the Easter school holidays, through the Government’s Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF).

The holiday clubs can involve helping young people get involved with new and enriching activities from sport to music, dance, drama, art, cooking and gardening, as well as improving socialisation, helping young people to have fun with friends during their Easter holidays.

Derby Easter activity providers are as follows: 

Provider: Safe and Sound

Location: Various locations around Derby

Dates: Please check with the provider

Activities: Various food, sports and youth activities 

How to book: Visit Safe and Sound website www.safeandsoundgroup.org.uk/

 

Provider: The Enthusiasm Trust

Location:50 Cotton Lane, Osmaston, Derby DE24 8GG

Dates:

12 April 1pm - 5pm
13 April 11am - 4pm (longer due to travel for trips)
19 April 1pm - 5pm
20 April 11am - 4pm (longer due to travel for trips)

Activities: Team games, education workshops, dance, Boxfit, Cycle Derby. Trips to Matlock and Carsington Water.
Hot food or Packups provided.

How to book: Call 01332 362479

 

Provider: RCCG Solid Rock Derby

Location: 55 Woods Lane, Derby. DE22 3UD

Dates:19 - 22 April 2022, starts 12noon

Activities: Speak to the provider 

How to book: Book online using this link  https://forms.gle/DURJqJtU8wSnqzYZ6  

Website: www.rccgsolidrock.org.uk/

 

Provider: YMCA Derbyshire

Location: St. John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, Alvaston Street, Derby DE24 0PA

Dates: 11  – 14 April, 10am – 2pm

Activities:  sports, arts and crafts, team games and a hot meal

How to book: Visit the YMCA web page ymcaderbyshire.org.uk/y-kidz/ymca-y-kidz-easter-haf-provision/

 

Provider: YMCA Derbyshire

Location: St. Alkmund's Church, 40 Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GU

Dates: 11 – 14 April, 10am – 2pm

Activities:  sports, arts and crafts, team games and a hot meal

How to book: Visit the YMCA web page ymcaderbyshire.org.uk/y-kidz/ymca-y-kidz-easter-haf-provision/

 

Provider: YMCA Derbyshire

Location:  Landau Forte Academy, Moorhead, Brackens Lane, Derby DE24 0AN 

Dates: 11 – 14 April, 10am – 2pm

Activities:  sports, arts and crafts, team games and a hot meal

How to book: Visit the YMCA web page ymcaderbyshire.org.uk/y-kidz/ymca-y-kidz-easter-haf-provision/

 

Provider: Inspirative Arts

Location: 31 Charnwood Street, Derby DE1 2GU

Dates:
12 and 13 April, 10am - 2pm
19 and 20 April, 10am - 2pm

Activities: Therapeutic holiday club for children with additional needs, includes lunch & snacks, free for children on free school meals.

How to book: Visit the Inspirative Arts web page info@inspirativearts.co.uk 

 

Provider:  Engineered Learning

Location:  Unit 4 Colemans Yard, Alfreton Road, Derby, DE21 4AL

Dates: 11, 12, 13 and 14 April 

Activities: Active Hands, creating metal art in a real workshop environment

How to book: Visit the Engineered Learning website engineeredlearning.co.uk

 

Provider: Spirit and Soul

Location: Canal Side Farm, Stenson Road, Barrow Upon Trent Derby DE73 7HL

Dates: 
13 April 1.30pm - 5.30pm
15 April 1.30pm - 5.30pm
20 April 1.30pm - 5.30pm
22 April 1.30pm - 5.30pm

Activities: Utilising horses our program offers free specialised send provision providing Children aged 8 to 16 working in small groups of six to have unique new experiences increasing knowledge of horses, health and nutrition, learning life skills including problem-solving, confidence, trust, Horses, character building, empathy and being more active in a fun an innovative way. Free meal included. (please note that our sessions are ground-based and do not include riding or sitting on the horses or ponies)

How to book: Call 01283384511 or Email Info@spiritandsouleaac.co.uk

 

Provider:  Derby County Community Trust

Location: Powerleague Soccerdome, Derwent Parade, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8BW

Dates: 
11 – 14 April, 10am - 2pm

19 – 22 April, 10am -2pm

Activities: 

Football and physical activity-based delivery with additional workshops around healthy eating and nutrition.
Spaces can be booked via www.derbycountycommunitytrust.com.

Please be aware: We have been made aware of the upcoming closure of Powerleague Derby and are in conversation with them around honouring our existing bookings, should this become an issue then we will look to seek an alternative venue and will feed this back to you. If this is not possible then we will look to come back to you with a forecast 

How to book: Visit the Derby Community Trust website derbycountycommunitytrust.com

 

Provider: Derby County Community Trust 

Location: Da Vinci Academy, St Andrews View, Breadsall, Derby DE21 4ET

Dates: 

11 – 14 April, 10am - 2pm

19 – 22 April, 10am -2pm

Activities: Multisports delivery with additional workshops around healthy eating, nutrition, mental health and wellbeing. 

How to book: Visit the Derby Community Trust website derbycountycommunitytrust.com

 

Provider: Derby County Community Trust 

Location: Alvaston Moor Academy, 40 Stanley Road, Derby DE24 0AN 

Dates: 19 – 22 April, 10am -2pm

Activities: Multisports delivery with additional workshops around healthy eating, nutrition, mental health and wellbeing. 

How to book: Visit the Derby Community Trust website derbycountycommunitytrust.com

 

Provider: Derby County Community Trust 

Location: Arboretum Park ATP, Rose Hill Street, Derby DE23 8FZ

Dates: 19 – 22 April, 4pm - 8pm

Activities: Multisports delivery with additional workshops around healthy eating, nutrition, mental health and wellbeing. 

How to book: Visit the Derby Community Trust website derbycountycommunitytrust.com

 

Provider: Baby People

Location: Baby People, Unit 3 Forman Street, Derby DE1 1JQ

Dates: 11 – 14 April, 12noon - 4pm

Activities: Multisports delivery with additional workshops around healthy eating, nutrition, mental health and wellbeing. 

How to book: Visit the Baby People website babypeople.co.uk/ 

 

Provider: Derby Theatre 

Location: Bramblebrook Community Centre, Stockbrook Street, Derby DE22 3WH

Dates: 19 – 22 April, 10am - 3pm (8-13 years)

Activities: 

Come and join us during the second week of Easter for FREE activities, including sports, creative arts, music, Dance, and Drama. During these sessions, you will also learn about food nutrition and taste exciting new flavours from our professional chefs, who will be providing hot meals and sharing their top tips. With loads of brilliant and friendly artists from Derby Theatre, Baby People, Déda and other professional arts organisations from across the city, we will deliver a fun programme of both creative and physical activities to keep you motivated. Come along, make new friends and become part of a team to share ideas and make discoveries... let’s see what we can create together!

FREE food will be available each day at Bramblebrook for your child at lunchtime.

On Wednesday 20 April from 12:30pm – 3pm we are inviting parents and guardians to come and take part in arts activities too, for FREE!

How to book:  email k.bools@derby.ac.uk or text/call  07555955087

 

Provider: Sporting Communities 

Location: Lakeside Primary Academy - 877 London Road, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 8UZ

Dates: 
11 - 14 April,  9am - 1pm
19 – 22 April, 9am - 1pm 

Activities: Activity provision for children and families to attend healthy, fun and educational sessions, where they can learn how to prepare healthy food. Children will then be encouraged to participate in a daily play session and other activities that will include craft activities.

How to book:  Call 07734230650, Email: haf@sportingcommunitiescic.org or visit the website sportingcommunitiescic.org/haf-activities/

 

Provider: Sporting Communities 

Location: Normanton Park Community Centre, Warwick Avenue, Derby, DE23 8DA

Dates: 
11 - 14 April,  2pm - 6pm
19 – 22 April, 2pm - 6pm 

Activities: Activity provision for children and families to attend healthy, fun and educational sessions, where they can learn how to prepare healthy food. Children will then be encouraged to participate in a daily play session and other activities that will include craft activities.

How to book:  Call 07734230650, Email: haf@sportingcommunitiescic.org or visit the website sportingcommunitiescic.org/haf-activities/

 

Provider: Schools Out Club (3 to 6/7 years)

Location: St. Edmunds Church Hall Kings Croft, Allestree, Derby DE22 2FN 

Dates: 
11 April, 9am - 1pm or 1pm - 5pm
14 April, 9am - 1pm or 1pm - 5pm
19 April, 9am - 1pm or 1pm - 5pm
20 April, 9am - 1pm or 1pm - 5pm

Activities: A selection of toys and resources for children to play with, such as sports/physical activity, crafts, and cooking.

How to book:   Register at schoolsoutclub.com/register/ Once you have registered you can book sessions at schoolsoutclub.com/haf-holiday-club-booking-form/

 

Provider: Community One

Location: Pakistan Community Centre, 103 Harrington St, Derby DE23 8PB

Dates: 
18 - 21 April
Y1 -6 11.30am - 3.30pm 
Y7-11 4pm - 8pm

Activities: Action-packed activities including Multi Sports, Baking, Toy Making Workshops, Junior STEM – Lego Robotics, Scientific experiments & much more. 

How to book:  Email: info@communityone.org.uk, or join online form.jotform.com/211943022657352 or visit the Community One website at communityone.org.uk

 

Derby City Council also has a range of nutrition and activity advice for everyone to enjoy, and visit the holiday other activities web page

Find out more by visiting the Derby Holiday Activity and Food web page. 

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