Children's centres

Aveley Children's Centre

Address

Aveley Primary School, Stifford Road, Aveley, RM15 4AA

Contact

01375 413 936

Timetable from June 2018 – the centre is open only during activity hours, below.

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to midday Language-focused play therapy For ages 24 months to 60 months. By referral only.
12:30pm to 4pm New born screenings A weigh and blood spot (heel prick) test of your new born baby. The hospital will give you an appointment.

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to midday Health visitor ante-natal appointments By referral only.
9:30am to 10:30am Stay and play 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 3:30pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
10:45am to 11:45am Stay and play For ages 24 months to 60 months. Fun activities for you and your child. 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.
1:30pm to 2:30pm Stay and play For ages 0 to 12 months. Fun activities for you and your child. 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.
3:30pm to 4:30pm 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.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 11am Introduction to solids First Thursday 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.
9:30am to 11am Speech and Language drop-in Fourth Thursday of the month. For ages 18 months to 60 months. Speech and language therapists will provide advice and support to families who feel their child might be delayed in their speech and language development. All welcome.
9:30am to 3:30pm Midwife appointments Pre-natal checks, advice and support for you and your baby. Book in advance.
1pm to 5pm 2 year-olds development assessment checks Health and development assessment to check your child's weight, height, learning, diet and behaviour. Book in advance.

Fridays

Time Activity Notes
9:30am to 11:30am Child health clinic, baby weighing For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome
12:30pm to 5pm 1 year-olds development assessment checks Health and development assessment to check your child's weight, height, learning, diet and behaviour. 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.