What is on at Abingdon Primary School Children’s Centre?
Our sessions and courses are currently on hold due to COVID, however we are still here to help. For information or to book a place on a course you can speak to us on: 01642 210567 option 2 or via the intercom on the Children’s Centre entrance.
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)
Little Sprouts Cookery Workshops: Do you have a child under 5 years old? Would you like to join other families and friends to make meals with your child and help them learn basic cookery skills, prepare delicious snacks and understand the importance of making healthy choices? Come and join us for our fun and interactive family cooking sessions! (Limited places available – Booking Required, Universal)
Parenting Puzzle Workshops: Do you have a child under 5 years old? Would you like to get the best out of family life? If so this enriching 5 week programme is something that could benefit you and your family. Limited Crèche places available. (Tuesday 12.30 – 2.30pm, Booking Required)
The Nurturing Programme: Do you have children aged 0-16 years old? Would you like to get the best out of family life? If so this enriching 10 week programme is something that could benefit you and your family. Limited Crèche places available. (Tuesday 9.15 – 11.15am, Booking Required)
Adult Learning Services
Fun with Maths & English: Would you like to boost your own skills in Maths and English? Would you like to help your child with their learning? (Booking Required)
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 9.15 – 11.15am, Booking Required)
Sewing: Are you interested in learning to sew? Priority will be given to parents of children attending Abingdon Primary School. (Monday 9 – 11am and 1 – 3pm, Invite only)
Introduction to Community Interpreting Course: Do you have a child under 5 years old? Would you like to develop your skills and discover what an interpreter in the community does? Upon completion this can lead to a Level 2 qualification in Community Interpreting (Wednesday 12.30 – 3.30pm, Booking required)
School Readiness Pathways
Play and Learn Together: A fun and engaging 6 week programme for parents and 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)
Early Words Together: Is your child 3-4 years old? Would you like to explore stories, rhymes and be creative with your child? Would you like to help your child learn and get ideas for free activities? Help your child to be a confident talker. (Booking Required)
Chat, Play, Read, Sing (CPRS): To discover the benefits of Chatting, Playing, Reading and Singing with your children to support their learning and development. (Booking Required)
*Universal – For families with children under 5 who live in our local community, this is not a town wide service.