Working with a network of trusted, local, delivery partners, we run face to face clubs during the school half terms and holidays. The programme allows children and young people who are eligible for benefits based free school meals or from ‘low income’ working families, to book onto our clubs and enjoy physical activity, enrichment sessions and food education. Paid spaces are also available but can be limited!

Our smaller half term programme is solely funded by Essex County Council, therefore less spaces are available and prioritised for children and families who require the extra support.

We understand that all families circumstances can be different, therefore if your unsure if you’re applicable for one of our holiday clubs, either contact your local club, get in touch here – or reach out to one of the team to see how best we can support, by scrolling to the bottom of this page!

Don’t forget to tag @EssexActivAte on social media and use #EssexActivAte to share stories, images and videos of clubs this half term!

If you would like to reach out to the team, or have any questions, find your local assistant relationship manager below:

Emma Alderman

Assistant Relationship Manager, West Essex


Phone: 07557168008

Nicola Smith

Assistant Relationship Manager, South West Essex


Chloe Hinds

Assistant Relationship Manager, Mid Essex


Mel Huggins

Assistant Relationship Manager, Thurrock


Mobile: 07521 052395

Mobashar Mahmood

Assistant Relationship Manager, South Essex


Cheryl Lomas

Assistant Relationship Manager, North Essex


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