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Abingdon Road Middlesbrough , TS1 3JR

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What’s On?

What is on at Abingdon Primary School Children’s Centre?

Play and Learning

Stay and Play: Help your child prepare for nursery by coming along to this session where you can play with your child in a safe and stimulating environment. Suitable for children 1-5 years old. Children will be assessed during this session and signposted for specialist support if necessary. (Monday 1.15-2.45pm, Universal)

Baby Play: A play session to support baby’s development from birth to walking. Children will be assessed during this session and signposted for specialist support if necessary. (Wednesday 1.15 – 2.45pm, Universal)



Parenting Puzzle Workshops: Would you like to get the best out of family life? Speak to a member of our Children’s Centre team to find out if this enriching 5 week programme is something that could benefit you and your family. Limited Crèche places available. (Thursday 12.45 – 2.45pm, Invite Only)

Parent Academy: Is your child in Year 1? Would you like to learn more about supporting their learning and education through games? Speak to Farida Bashir from Abingdon Primary School to find out more. (Tuesday 9.00am – 10.30am, Invite Only)

Adult Learning Services –

Numeracy: Brush up on your nursery skills! Level 1 and Level 2. Assessments can be completed to help you work out your current ability. Speak to one of the team if you think that this opportunity is for you. (Monday 9.30 – 11.30 am – Invite only, alternate half terms with Literacy)

Literacy: Would you like to improve your literacy skills? This is a basic course ideal for those who want to gain confidence around reading and writing. Speak to a member of the team if you would like information about how you can join in. (Monday 9.30 – 11.30 – Invite Only, alternate half terms with Numeracy)

ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is a course designed to develop English skills for speakers of other languages. Learning English or improving what you already know is really useful if you want to study, support your child/children’s learning in English, get on in work or learn more about your rights and responsibilities. Limited crèche places available. (Wednesday 9.30 – 11.30 am – Invite Only)

Creative Kits: A short 5 week course to help you develop your creative skills to make fun and educational activities to play at home with your child/children. This course is suitable for parents of children 0-5 years. (Thursday 12.45 – 2.45pm – Invite Only, alternate half terms with First Aid)

First Aid: A short 5 week course to help you develop your First Aid skills and enable you to safely handle accidents and medical emergencies for your family. (Thursday 12.45 – 2.45pm – Invite Only, alternate half terms with Creative Kits)

School Readiness Pathways

Magical Moments: An interactive educational session for parents of babies 8-12 weeks looking to learn more about their baby’s development, how the brain grows and how best they can support them. (Invite Only via Health Visitor)

Amazing Babies: A 4 week programme for parents of babies 12 weeks and beyond exploring how parents can effectively support their child’s learning and development. Sessions look at the importance of sharing stories together amongst other key messages to help you ensure your child is happy, healthy and eager to learn. (Invite Only via Health Visitor)

Bookstart Corner: A fun and engaging 4 week programme for parents and their children aged 2 years and above to help young children get ready for Nursery. This programme explores the development of early literacy skills and the importance of sharing songs and stories as well as the different ways children learn through explorative play. Children will enjoy a host of experiences, including crafts, games and singing sessions accompanied by a series of gifts for your child to keep. (Invite Only via Health Visitor)

*Universal – For families with children under 5 who live in our local community, this is not a town wide service.

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