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Fun activities to try at home

Here are some simple ideas to keep your child amused at home. Childrens Centres are also offering; Weekly Live sessions through Microsoft Teams and  WhatsApp Videos recorded by Children's Centre staff! Make How to make and play a game with playdough (pdf) How to make…

Getting your baby weighed

Health visitors run Well Child Health Clinics to measure your baby’s growth. If you wish they can also asses your emotional well-being. The NHS recommends this if your baby is under 1 year.  Contact: General enquiries 020 8714 4069 Health Visitors 020 8973 3490 When to have your…

Local COVID alert level: high

Find out what restrictions are  where the local COVID alert level is high. Click on the links below to read more. Contents Meeting family and friends Visiting other venues, including restaurants, pubs and places of worship Protecting people more at risk from coronavirus Business and…

Online Safety

This section looks at the help and information available to keep children and young people safe while using the internet, apps and social media sites. Many parents have concerns over internet safety, however, there are practical steps that parents can take to guide children on how…

Potty and toilet training

You can get advice on when and how to potty or toilet train your child from your Health Visitor or local Children’s Centre. We have found 4 websites below where you can get the answers to your questions. The websites will cover things such as: Getting started - when and at…

Relatives providing childcare

If you are using a relative to look after your child without payment, they do not have to register with Ofsted. If you are paying your relative and want help with these costs, various rules can apply. Government funding for 2, 3 and 4 year…

Sexual Abuse

An example of sexual abuse would be where a child has been forced to take part in sexual activities or in the taking of rude photos. There is help, advice and support available to people with concerns about child sexual abuse. Local support groups and…