Children's centres

Chadwell Children's Centre

Address

Claudian Way, Chadwell St Mary, Grays, RM16 4QE

Contact

07912 781 446

Timetable from August 2019 – the centre is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 5pm.

Mondays

Time Activity Notes
9:15am to 10:15am Stay and play – story and rhyme time For ages 12 months to 24 months. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
10:30am to 11:30am Baby massage For ages 0 to 12 months. The baby massage course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to bond and learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Book in advance. £12 for 6 sessions.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Fun, food and fitness For ages 18 months to 60 months. Fun, physical activities and ideas to keep your child healthy and fit. An opportunity for your child to try different types of food each week and for parents to receive advice on healthy eating including fussy eating and portion sizes. Book in advance.
3:30pm to 4:30pm Let's talk with your baby For ages 0 to 12 months. A programme to promote positive adult-child interaction and communication skills, attachment, stimulation in a rich environment through interactive, fun activities. Book in advance.

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 2pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
9:15am to 10:15am Stay and play – worlds of discovery For ages 0 to 12 months. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
10am to midday Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) early years communication groups for sensory impaired children 6 August. For ages 0 to 60 months. A session for families with children who have hearing impairment or visual impairment. Ask for more information.
11am to midday Baby massage For ages 0 to 12 months. Baby massage offers a wonderful opportunity for you to bond and learn how to communicate with your baby through nurturing touch and massage in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Book in advance. £12 for 6 sessions
1:30pm to 2:30pm Let's talk with your toddler For ages 12 months to 24 months. A 6-week course that supports your child's communication and language skills. It includes advice and strategies you can use in the home. Book in advance.
3:30pm to 4:30pm Stay and play For ages 24 months to 60 months. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your child's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 5pm Midwife appointments Book in advance.
10am to midday Child health clinic, baby weighing For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome.
Midday to 4pm Chadwell Fun Day 7 August. At Chadwell Heath Field, Heath Road, Chadwell St Mary, RM16 4UR. All welcome.
1pm to 2:30pm Introduction to solids Last Wednesday of the month. For ages 0 to 8 months. A programme to support parents and carers with introducing solid foods to their baby. Book in advance. Call 0300 300 1541.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9:45am to 11:15am Special Event – Holiday Fun! 1 August. For ages 0 to 11 years-old. Book in advance.
9:45am to 11:15am Special Event – Teddy Bear's Picnic 8 August. For ages 0 to 11 years-old. Book in advance.
9:45am to 11:15am Special Event – Sports Day 15 August. For ages 0 to 11 years-old. Book in advance.
9:45am to 11:15am Special Event – End of Summer Fun! 22 August. For ages 0 to 11 years-old. Book in advance.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 10am Stay and play – little ones For ages 12 months to 24 months. Fun activities for you and your baby. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your baby's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
9:30am to 11am Local Area Coordinator 16 August. Come and meet your Local Area Coordinator. All welcome.
10:15am to 11:15am Stay and play – little explorers For ages 24 months to 60 months. Fun activities for you and your baby. The sessions promote social skills and stimulation to support your baby's development. The session also shares ideas to support your child's learning at home. All welcome.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Let's talk with your baby For ages 0 to 12 months. A 6-week programme to promote positive adult-child interaction and communication skills, attachment, stimulation in a rich environment through interactive, fun activities. Book in advance.
3:15pm to 4:15pm Bookstart corner For ages 12 months to 24 months. A Booktrust programme to support families to develop a love of stories, books and rhymes to help their children's early reading skills. Book in advance.

Other activities

A wide range of activities are organised at children's centres across Thurrock, either regularly or from time to time. You can find out more about these activities in the document below. Check the monthly timetables of individual children's centres for latest details.