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School Holiday Enrichment Programme, Food and Fun

The School Holiday Enrichment Programme, Food and Fun is an award winning multi-agency programme to provide good quality meals, nutrition skills, sports education and enrichment activities to children living in areas of need in Wales. Developed and piloted in Cardiff in 2015, Food and Fun is now being rolled out in schools across Wales overseen by the WLGA and supported by Food Cardiff.

For more information please refer to the following resources:

Food and Fun in Cardiff, Soil Association
Food and Fun video 2015
NHS Wales Video 2016 (English)
School Holiday Food Provision in the UK: A Qualitative Investigation of Needs, Benefits, and Potential for Development
WLGA SHEP Evaluation report 2016
SHEP and Wellbeing of Future Generations 2016
Educatering magazine (March 2017) – Article which twp_s about the evolution of Food and Fun page 16-21
Cardiff at One – 2nd August 2017
BBC 2 coverage of Food and Fun on the Victoria Derbyshire Show 10th August 2017
The Guardian – Wales Takes a Bite out of Children’s Holiday Hunger
Parents and staff at Riverbank special school describe why Food and Fun is so important
Food and Fun – Food Cardiff infographic (2018)
Bwyd a Hwyl – Infographic Bwyd Caerdydd (2018)
Food and Fun – WLGA Report (2017)
Bwyd a Hwyl – CLlLC Adroddiad (2017)


LACA Change for Life Award 2017

Catey Health and Nutrition Award 2017
Educatering CSR Award 2016
NHS Wales Improving Health and Wellbeing and Reducing Inequalities Award 2016
Footprint Social Impact and Diversity Award 2016
Advancing Healthcare Public Health England Award for contributions to public health 2016
Cost Sector Catering Awards PS100 Health and Nutrition Award 2016
Springboard Community Engagement Award 2016

Food and Fun Cardiff is delivered in collaboration with Cardiff and Vale UHB Public Health Dietitians, Sport Cardiff and Cardiff Councils Education Catering Service. These partners are also supporting the national roll-out, overseen by the Welsh Local Government Association.