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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…

Free Childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds

All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds are entitled to up to 15 hours of free early education and childcare over 38 weeks of the year. If you are a working parent, your 3 and 4 year old may be entitled to an additional 15 hours of childcare. 

Bullying

Bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting either physically or emotionally of one person or group by another. E.g. calling names, taunting, mocking and teasing, damaging property, stealing, spreading rumours, hurting someone physically and making threats, being isolated from group activities, cyberbullying, making offensive comments verbally or by text message,…

Early Help Offer and Safeguarding

COVID 19 – The majority of services available through the Early Help Offer remain open for phone or online support instead of home visits or face-to-face meetings. If you require support from a service listed here, please contact the service directly to find out more…

Children's Centre Resources and Information

Covid-19- Children’s Centres have been closed until further notice So that we can continue to provide families with information and support, Children Centre staff are available to contact on the following topics (contact numbers listed in the table below! You can contact practitioners from any…

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…

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…