Lewisham Children & Family Centre

school readiness

May is National Share a Story Month

Sharing stories together is one of the many joys of being a parent, but it can sometimes feel that there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Spending just 10 minutes a day reading and sharing stories can: increase your child’s self-esteem boost creativity and imagination help your child to feel nurtured, safe and important…

Getting Ready for ‘Big School’

Getting ready for ‘Big School’ The Importance of Communication Skills   The new school term is fast approaching and along with our colleagues from the Speech and Language Team we have put together information and top tips so you and your child feel ready for this next big step. Readiness for school is more about…

How can I become more involved in my child’s development?

Children learn a huge amount while in quality childcare; however you, their parents and carers are the first and most important educators in your child’s life. Children spend most of their time  at home where learning happens naturally in their daily lives. Every moment you spend with your child is a chance for them to…

Routines

Routines Week  This week we are looking at routines. As Covid 19 restrictions change again our current routines will need to adapt, however, it is still important for us all to keep to some sort of daily and family routine. Managing the morning rush  For many parents the morning routine and getting children ready for school can be…

Let’s talk about – Childhood immunisations

Hi Everyone My name is Patricia. I am a Family Outreach Worker with Lewisham Children & Family Centres.  My role is to support parents and carers to access local activities and children centre services. How are you all doing? Good I hope. Let’s talk about – Childhood immunisations. Immunisation is the best way to protect…

TOP TIPS – Packed Lunch Boxes

Hello Parents & Carers So, how’s it been with your little ones now back at school or childcare after so many months of being at home with you Some parents are feeling happy, and if honest a little elated to have their child back at school and now have some ‘me time’, while others may…

Tips from professionals to help your child back to school

Hello all our families and friends I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and Henry Facilitator. I run Stay & Play sessions and other parent and child sessions at our Children and Family Centres. Let’s talk about tips on helping us and our children adjust to returning to school. Tips from professionals to help your child…

Returning to and starting School

Hello all our families and friends I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and Henry Facilitator. I run Stay & Play sessions and other parent and child sessions at our Children and Family Centres. Let’s talk about school. Does my child have to go back to or start school? Yes. School attendance is mandatory from the…

What is school readiness?

Hello all our families and friends I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and Henry Facilitator. I run Stay & Play sessions and other parent and child sessions at our Children and Family Centres. Let’s talk about ‘school readiness’ and what we can teach our children to help them be ready for school. What is school…

Routines Week

Hello I’m Donna one of the Early Years Practitioners at our Children and Family Centre’s and I would like to say to all our families and friends that we hope you are all staying safe, healthy and emotionally resilient during these uncertain and challenging times. Each week we have being looking at ways to stay…

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