Please find below information that we have been asked to pass on to our school community. Please keep scrolling to ensure you catch all the news!
A payment of £15 per child will be provided as food support for families in receipt of benefits-related free school meals, for the May half term period. Vouchers will be issued by the start of the holiday. Our Here2Help (https://www.solihull.gov.uk/COVID-19/here2help) provide details of additional food provision and essential utilities to support families with children, other vulnerable households and individuals. Our HAF Activities page (https://www.solihull.gov.uk/children-and-family-support/Holiday-Activities-Food-Programme) provides information on activities which are free to children on benefits-related free school meals during the Christmas, Easter and Summer school holidays. You can keep up to date with future HAF activities by signing up to our HAF Stay Connected alerts (https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKSOLIHULL/subscriber/new).
For more information, please contact
Education Free School Meals Team email@example.com
Solihull Council's Refugee Welcome Events (19th June to 23rd June)
Solihull Council is looking for BN(O) Hong Konger artists (example: adult/children artworks), musicians, dancers to showcase Hong Kong culture in the Refugee Welcome events.
Is there a popular Hong Kong film you would like Solihull Council to screen at the Core Theatre in Solihull?
(note: the film cannot have political element)
Please contact Haroon (email), if you are interested to support in showcasing Hong Kong culture or suggest popular Hong Kong film.
Solihull Council 的難民歡迎活動（6月19日至6月23日）
Solihull Council 正在尋找 BN(O) 香港藝術家（例如：成人/兒童藝術作品）、音樂家、舞者來展示香港文化，參與難民歡迎活動。
您有冇想睇嘅熱門香港電影您希望 Solihull Council 在Solihull Core Theatre 放映?
Free Meal Planning for Parents!
Limited time offer – get FREE lifetime membership to FiveDinners.com!
We know how hard times are at the moment so the folks at FiveDinners.com – online meal planning service - have decided to give away FREE lifetime memberships to try and help you save money on food shopping and reduce the mental load of deciding what to eat every night. There’s no catch or restrictions, simply full access to our meal plans to make your dinnertimes a little easier and cheaper.
FiveDinners.com is an online meal planning service co-founded by author and TV chef Theo Michaels. To help with the cost of living crisis so many families and individuals are facing Theo has decided to offer their meal planning service for FREE (usually £49.99 per year); every week they publish a new meal plan with an automatically generated shopping list; set to your serving size so you know exactly what you need for the week ahead. It saves you time, money on food shopping and ultimately takes away the headache of deciding what to cook every night. You can even create and save your own meal plans choosing from hundreds of recipes.
Simply head to https://FiveDinners.com and click green Join button now.
Solihull - On the Move!
Solihull on the Move is a framework supporting a borough-wide commitment, to inspire healthier, happier and more sustainable communities through moving more, more often. Please check out their website About Solihull On The Move - Solihull On The Move for further information.
Solihull Music delivers weekly music sessions for pupils with additional needs called Creative Sounds. There are currently spaces still available for Wednesday and Saturday sessions at Solihull Core.
A link to the promotional video can be found here [link] and promotional flyer here [link].
Family Information Service Directory
This new Directory not only looks better but has features that will improve searches for parents and practitioners to enhance their experience searching for childcare. We have also added pages around the new Directory to help provide information for parents on Early Education Funding, activities, support services and HAF.
The new Directory can be found here - https://eservices.solihull.gov.uk/Synergy/Live/SynergyWeb/Childcare.aspx
Information from SOLAR about children's mental health and where to find support
The two documents below are from the children's mental health organisation SOLAR. Please click on them to find out about understanding children's mental health and how to get free support.