Aspire & Grow, in collaboration with Brent Council will be delivering a holiday activities and food programme (HAF) as part of a national scheme set up by the DfE.

The aim of the programme is to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, encouraging them to engage in interactive and fun activities.

So, get involved in Brent’s HAF Programme through Aspire & Grow.

The programme offers a range of activities for children aged 4-11, including sports, arts and crafts, gardening, cooking and baking, drama, dance and music, and much more!
Running MONDAY – THURSDAY between 4th and 7th April


To be eligible for a free place via Brent HAF Programme you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident or attend a Brent school
  • Be eligible for or in receipt of free school meals OR have spoken to your school regarding your eligibility (see eligibility letter)

Should you not be eligible for a free place, you are still welcome to apply for a place at the Aspire and Grow centre. A small fee of £40 per week will be charged which includes a hot meal, activities and a snack.

Our meals are nutritionally healthy and well balanced and include some traditional favourites as well as some new and exciting options.

We are unable to care for children who are unwell. We therefore ask kindly that you do not send them in if they are unwell. If your child become sick whilst at the club, we will contact you to collect.

Precautions are taken to ensure safety but accidents do occur. We have a first-aider and first aid kit. An accident form will be completed, and a copy sent home with your child at the of the session.

Children are signed in on arrival and signed out on collection by named people on the registration form at the end of each session. If you are sending someone not on the form, we will not let your child go unless you have informed us previously.

Photographs and videos

We may take photos/videos in our Holiday Fun Club for various internal purposes as well as promotion on our website. Please can you confirm if you are happy for us to store and use such images. You will have access to these photographs/videos if you desire.

If the consent is changed at a future date; Aspire and Grow Holiday Fun Club is responsible for any photos/marketing used moving forwards. However, the Aspire and Grow Holiday Fun Club is not responsible and cannot backtrack on previously used photos when permissions were granted and subsequently changed.

Payment of Fees

Fees for children not eligible for Free School Meals will be charged £40 per week.

Fees are payable in advance by cheque or Bank Transfer. Cheques should be made payable to Willesden SDA Church.
Bank Transfer to Willesden SDA Church, HSBC, Sort Code: 40-07-27, Account No. 41143581
(Please use your child’s name & Aspire and Grow as Reference).


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