School finishes on Friday 12th July at 2.30pm. The Autumn term starts on Tuesday 27th August. There are lots of activity ideas for families to do over the summer break on our Summer Newsletter. In addition, see our Curriculum section for lots of fun ideas to keep children learning at home over the summer.
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October half term food support offer

Leicester City Council is working in partnership with Samworth Brothers to give eligible families the opportunity to shop for free food and groceries for use over the October half term holiday.


There will be six pop-up pantry venues across the city to choose from, each providing parents/carer with the opportunity to collect healthy and nutritious food for the half-term.


This offer is for families who have children that meet the following criteria:

• receive benefits-related free school meals

• who are full time school (4 to 16 years)

• live in Leicester City or attend a city school if they live outside of Leicester


Places at venues are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis to those who meet all of the above registration criteria. To register please complete the online registration form by midnight on Tuesday 4 October 2022.


Late requests will not be accepted.

  • Forest Lodge Academy Thursday 13 October 3.30pm – 5.30pm Charnor Road LE3 6LH
  • Kestrel Mead Primary Academy (Junior site) Thursday 13 October 3.30pm – 5pm Mundesley Road LE5 1WE
  • Soar Valley College Friday 14 October 3.30pm – 5.30pm Gleneagles Avenue LE4 7GY
  • Community Shop Stocking Farm Saturday 15 October 11am – 12.15pm; or 12.30pm – 2pm Marwood Road LE4 2ED
  • Evington Leisure Centre Sunday 16 October 11am – 1.30pm 131 Downing Drive LE5 6LP
  • Leicester City Football Club Monday 17 October 10.30am – 11.30am; or 12noon – 1.30pm King Power Stadium LE2 7FL

Please note - No food vouchers will be issued by Leicester City Council to those who receive free school meals during the half term holiday