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Family Time Tips – free children’s activities to try

As we move towards the school Summer holidays it can be good to have a few free activities to try with your children at home that will be fun for everyone and help your child’s development too. The Early Years Alliance Family Time Tips – free children’s activities to try page has some great ideas, such…

It’s Love Parks Week!

Over the last 18 months we’ve all been spending more time out and about in our local parks and green spaces, so it’s never been more important to look after them. Keep Britain Tidy are using Love Parks week to remind us that we need to Love, Respect and Protect our parks and green spaces…

Youth First Carnival Summer Programme

Woodpecker Youth Club Carnival Programme This Carnival-inspired programme for young people aged 10-18 years offers a variety of creative workshops and courses throughout the year, each lasting six or eight weeks. These vary from gymnastics to music production to fashion design. All of the creative workshops will build-up to a winter showcase in December – produced…

LEWISHAM SUMMER OF FOOD AND FUN

This Summer, with funding from the Department of Education, Lewisham Council is providing a varied holiday programme, with free activities and lunches for school-aged children and young people (aged 5-16 years – up to 19 for children/young people with SEND) eligible for and in receipt of benefit related Free School Meals. A wide range of providers…

More Summer Fun in Children Centres

Lots more summer activities for Families at Downderry Children Centre & Kelvin Grove & Eliot Bank Children Centres. Downderry Children Centre Download timetable here Visit the website here Kelvin Grove and Eliot Bank Children Centres Download timetable here Visit the website here  

ESOL Classes

Cours d’Anglais 英语课  Englischklase klas ọmụmụ انګلیسي درسونه Lezioni di inglese دروس انگلیسی Zajęcia z języka angielskiego  دروس إنجليزي Awọn kilasi Gẹẹsi ingilizce sınıfları Уроки английского языка fasalada ingiriiska clases de inglés   There are ESOL classes for people who are complete beginners at speaking or writing English up to qualifications for British Citizenship. Anyone…

SUMMER TIMETABLE

We have lots of FREE fun things to do this summer for you and your family.   Including Story Telling at the Horniman Museum Art in the Park Mindfulness Yoga Little Creative Chef Troll Hunts and craft sessions Messy Play plus lots more! Check out the Timetable for full details    

Roots of Empathy Programme

Roots of Empathy supports positive mental health and wellbeing in children, creating a safe space for them to learn and talk about their feelings. Roots of Empathy is an international, evidence-based classroom programme that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression amongst schoolchildren by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy. The programme helps…

Be Sun Safe

  Hello everyone, My name is Anne I am an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I run the Little Explorers sessions in the Children and Family Centres. Hasn’t it been great to enjoy a little bit of sun over the past few days? I hope you and your family have been able…

The Danger of Button Batteries – what you need to know

You may have seen the tragic case of two-year old Harper-Lee Fanthorpe who died in May this year after swallowing a button battery from a remote control. Harper-Lee’s mother Stacey Nicklin wants to do all she can to raise awareness of the danger of button batteries for small children. What are button batteries and where…

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