Children's centres

Stanford Children's Centre

Address

Copland Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0DF

Contact

01375 840 433

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

Tuesdays

Time Activity Notes
9:15am to 10:45am Chatterbox For ages 18 months to 60 months. A structured language group running for six to eight weeks providing support, advice and guidance to help your child develop their communications skills. By referral only.
9:30am to 11:30am Child health clinic, baby weighing 4, 11, 18 December. At Stanford Clinic, Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0BY. For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome.
11:30am to 12:30pm Stay and play – worlds of discovery 4, 11 December. For ages 0 to 12 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.
1:30m to 3pm Introduction to solids Second Tuesday of the month, at Stanford Clinic, Wharf Road, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0BY. For ages 0 to 8 months. A programme to support parents and carers with introducing solid foods to their baby. Book in advance.
2pm to 3pm Stay and play – little explorers 4, 11 December. For ages 24 months to 60 months. Fun activities for you and your child. 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.
3:30pm to 4:30pm 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

Wednesdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 10am Stay and play – little ones 5, 12 December. For ages 12 months to 24 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.
10am to 11am Stay and play – rhyme time 5, 12 December. For ages 12 months to 24 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 3pm Child health clinic, baby weighing 5, 12, 19 December. At Corringham Health Centre, Giffords Cross Road, Corringham, SS17 7QQ. For ages 0 to 60 months. All welcome.

Thursdays

Time Activity Notes
9am to 10am Stay and play – story and rhyme time 6, 13 December. 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.
10:30am to 11:30am Pyramid parenting A 6-week parenting course that provides knowledge, skills and experiences to help parents and carers promote a positive self-image and resilience in their children. For parents and carers who have children between 5 and 11 years-old. Book in advance.
1pm to 2:30pm Speech and language drop-in Second Thursday of the month, at Corringham Health Centre, Giffords Cross Road, Corringham, SS17 7QQ. For ages 18 months to 60 months. All welcome.

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.