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Happy, Healthy & Active Holidays

Free activities and food during the school holidays for Telford & Wrekin families

Happy Healthy Active Holidays is a Department for Education (DfE) funded scheme to support a range of clubs and activities for children and young people in Telford and Wrekin during the school holidays until December 2024!

Across the borough there will be free activity sessions with meals provided for children and young people,  in reception to year 11 who are eligible for income related free school meals. Absolutely free.

There will be a range of activities on offer at the Holiday Clubs throughout the Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays, including but not limited to swimming, sports, arts & crafts, cooking, nature based activities and much more!

When are the Happy Healthy Active Holiday activities running?


  • Christmas 2022: Saturday 17 December to Monday 2 January 2023


  • Easter 2023: Saturday 1 April to Sunday 16 April 2023
  • Summer 2023: Wednesday 26 July to Sunday 4 September 2023
  • Christmas 2023: Saturday 23 December to Sunday 7 January


  • Easter 2024: Friday 23 March to Sunday 7 April 2024
  • Summer 2024 and Christmas 2024 dates to be confirmed.


If you are eligible to receive benefits related free school meals for your child(ren) from reception to year 11 then you can register and book onto the Happy Healthy Active Holidays scheme.

Benefits-related free school meals are available to children, if as a parent/carer you are receiving one of the qualifying benefits listed on the website and have your claim verified by school or local authority. You can check your eligibility and how to apply for free school meals on the website.

Some activities may have certain criteria such as specific age groups, please check your child is eligible for the activity when booking on your chosen session(s).

How to sign up and book activities

All eligible children and young people need to be signed up and registered on the HHAH website and booking system to take part. We will send a letter direct to the home address of each eligible child 3 to 4 weeks before the start of Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays. If you're not sure how to sign up, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page or watch our help videos!

The letter will provide information about the Happy Healthy Active Holiday programme as well as other support which may be available to you.

If you are new to the Happy Healthy Active holiday programme please view the help video from the link below and register your and your child’s details.

If you have previously registered please log-on and update you and your child‘s personal information, your emergency contact and your email address.

Once you have registered, the Happy Healthy Active Holidays team will tell you by email approximately two weeks before the start of the holiday period to book on the activities you would like your child/ren to attend.