Shaftesbury Junior School

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Useful Links

Household Support Fund 


This government grant aims to support households most in need this winter. It runs until 31 March 2022 with referrals open until 14 March 2022.

Families can access the support for food, energy and water bills through the self-referral route and self refer through the Household support fund website

Families who are not able to self refer digitally can also access the support by visiting

Citizens Advice.  The address of the nearest Citizen’s Advice is:

1st Floor Leicester City Council Customer Service Centre 91 Granby Street,





Holiday Activities and Food Programme Winter 2021


Children and young people who receive free school meals can take part in our free holiday activities and food programme over the winter holidays.

The sessions will include a variety of activities, such as art, sport and music and a healthy meal will be provided each day your child attends.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis following confirmation of free school meal eligibility. Only one placement per child can be offered. Bookings are LIVE and we

strongly advise to book early.

To view the programme information, criteria and how to register for a place visit: