• School closes at 2.30pm on Friday, 21st July and re-opens on Tuesday, 6th September.

Happy Healthy Holiday Programme

Wakefield Council are working in partnership with voluntary and community organisations, local schools and childcare providers as part of the WF Happy Healthy Holidays programme, funded by the DfE to provide a summer of free activities and food for children and families eligible for income – related free school meals throughout the district. 


  • There are still places available in your area with Young Minds Matter at Pontefract Collieries Football Stadium. Activities are running 1st – 18th August for 5-12 year olds. Find out more and book online via the booking website: https://youngmindsmatter.coordinate.cloud/list
  • Pontefract Collieries are offering sports and Arts and Crafts activities for 5-16 year olds at Pontefract Collieries Football Stadium from 2nd – 26th August. Find out more and book online via the booking website: https://pontefractcollieriesfccic.coordinate.cloud/list
  • Aspire@ThePark, Pontefract are running a holiday club from 1st – 26th August for 8-12 year olds. Find out more and book online via the booking website: https://aspireatthepark.coordinate.cloud/list
  • HomeStart are running family events (parents/carers must attend with children) at Pontefract Sports & Social AFC on 4th August and 16th August. Find out more and book online via the booking website: https://homestartwakefieldanddistrict.coordinate.cloud/list


For a full list of activities running across the district visit: https://wakefieldcouncil.coordinate.cloud/

For further information about WF Happy Healthy Holidays please visit https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/schools-and-children/happy-healthy-holidays

Kind regards

The Happy Heathy Holidays Team