This page is updated with the latest information, guidance and resources for Young Barnet Foundation members delivering BACE Holidays projects as part of the national Holiday Activities with Food (HAF) programme.
Holiday Activities with Food Programme (HAF) Member Information and Resources
BACE Holidays is a project delivered in partnership with Barnet Council and funded by the Department for Education HAF (Holiday Activity & Food) programme to offer children and young people who currently receive free school meals access to enriching activities and a healthy lunch over the holidays.
As a result of this programme children who attend these events will:
Eat more healthily over the school holidays
Be more active during the school holidays
Take part in engaging and enriching activities which support the development of resilience, character and wellbeing along with their wider educational attainment
Be safe and not to be socially isolated
Have a greater knowledge of health and nutrition
Be more engaged with school and other local services
We also want to ensure that the families who participate in this programme:
Develop their understanding of nutrition and food budgeting
Are signposted towards other information and support e.g. health
Employment and education
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
If you are a private limited company or not a Young Barnet Foundation member then you can become a BACE provider directly via the council. Read more information and link to apply HERE
A full list of activities, both council sites and YBF members, will be provided soon. Parents looking to book places should visit https://barnetyouth.uk/BACE-Holidays
2023 and 2024
Looking to deliver in 2023?
Please complete our expression of interest form:
This short form should take under 5 minutes to complete
It will help YBF staff plan for provision and will save you time once the funding details are announced.
For 2023 to make applications easier for members we will be running one application round for all 3 holiday periods per year.
Previous BACE Activities by Young Barnet Foundation Members
BACE Holidays through Young Barnet Foundation members are delivered and funded through the BACE Grant - HAF in Barnet. A total of 10,736 daily places were used by children and young people across Barnet for the 4 HAF periods to date. To read the monitoring reports and to see which member organisations received funding to deliver across Barnet visit our BACE Grant (previously Space2Grow) pages for Easter ,Summer, Winter 2021 and Easter 2022
LBB Learning Pool
The LBB Learning Pool has a number of free multi-agency training courses and opportunities available for members to access.
You will need to be registered with the Barnet Learning Pool in order to book many of these courses. For instructions on how to create an account, click here. For a guide to booking courses through the Learning Pool website, click here.
Resources for Providers
A range of information and resources has been developed to support providers in the delivery of their schemes, in particular around Healthy Eating and Nutritional Education. You can find these documents and links below.
BACE Holidays Guide for Providers
Safeguarding Guidance for HAF Providers
Safeguarding Guidance for Parents / Carers
HAF Recipe Books
8 Tips for Healthy Eating
Healthy Eating Ideas for Providers
Healthy Eating Workshop Presentation
Healthy Eating Ideas for Caregivers
Healthy Eating Workshop Session Plan
Wellbeing Activity Book
10-Minute Shake Up Games
Relationships & Behaviour Workshop
Free STEM teaching resources
BACE Nutrition, 5-11 year olds
No Barriers Session Plan
Lesson plan for older children
Foundation Stones Session Plan
Food Allergen Safety Advice
What Works Well
BACE Holidays is funded by the Department for Education's Holiday Activity with Food Programme and delivered in partnership by the London Borough of Barnet and Young Barnet Foundation.