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FUEL programme

FUEL is a free holiday activity and food project that offers participants the opportunity to take part in a range of fun activities during school holiday periods in 2021. The summer FUEL programme will run for four days (10am - 2pm) for four weeks starting on 2 August 2021 and is funded by the Department of Education.

To be eligible to attend the programme children must receive benefits related free school meals, be of school age and either be a resident of Wiltshire or attend a school in the county.

Participants will be able to enjoy a variety of high quality activities when attending the a FUEL camp, including a range of enriching activities such as arts and crafts, multi-sports, dance, drumming workshops, zorb football, a climbing tower and fun healthy eating workshops. All participants will also receive a nutritious meal on each day they attend the programme. 

During summer 2021, FUEL camps will be delivered in the following locations
Amesbury - Fully bookedAmesbury Archer Primary School
CalneKingsbury Green Academy
ChippenhamHardenhuish School
DevizesDevizes Leisure Centre
MelkshamRivermead School
RWB and CrickladeRWB Academy
SalisburySarum Academy
Trowbridge - Fully bookedStudley Green Primary School
WarminsterKingdown School/ Warminster Sports Centre
WestburyMatravers School

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In addition, we will also be delivering two camps for children aged 5-18 years old with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Monday-Tuesday10am-2pmCorshamSpringfield Community Campus, Corsham, SN13 9DN
Wednesday-Thursday10am-2pmSalisburyFive Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, Salisbury, SP1 3NR

If you believe your child is eligible to attend the programme, please speak with the school your child attends who can provide you with access to the registration link.

Booking for these activity camps is now closed.

Extra FUEL sessions

We have also funded external providers to deliver opportunities that meet the objectives of the FUEL programme; contact the organiser directly for more information and to book your place. 

LocationOrganiserContact emailContact telephone
Bradford on AvonFUNdays Clubchristchurch@fundaysclub.co.uk07874 222782
CorshamPound Artscreative.learning@poundarts.org.uk01249 701628
Codford, Near WarminsterWylye Coyotesinfo@wylyecoyotes.com01985 850471
MalmesburyHeals of Malmesburyheals.malmesbury@gmail.com07931 098347
Melksham4Youth (South West)fuel@4youth.org.uk01225 667327
MereSeeds4Successjaki@seeds4success.org.uk07585 723824
The Friary, SalisburySalisbury City Councilbhc@salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk01722 417100

Hear from our FUEL ambassador, Team GB Tokyo Paralympics athlete, Dan Bethell

Easter 2021

During the Easter school holiday the FUEL programme was delivered as a remote offer, which included the delivery of food boxes and activity packs to 2,365 children. As part of the FUEL Easter programme, 18,920 meals were delivered to families across Wiltshire. To find out more about the impact of the Easter FUEL programme, please download the impact report.

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For more information please contact fuelprogramme@wiltshire.gov.uk.