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Sessions and Services
There is an overview of the services and activities that we run shown below. These will change throughout the year and as we continue to review and develop our work. We would be very pleased to hear your views on any sessions that we are running or that you would like us to run.

To view our current timetable of activities, please click here.

To give us your feedback and ideas please call in and see us or click here to use our Feedback form.

All families who access our services are required to complete our registration form . This will help us make sure that you get information about our services and events that are relevant to you. It also helps us monitor and evaluate our services. You can ask for a registration form when you come into the centre, or you can print it here, fill it in and return it to us. Thank you.


Asian Women's Group

A drop-in group offering support in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Pashto and Chitrali. Please contact us or look at our timetable for times of the session.


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Baby Massage
baby_massage.jpgMassage is a great way to have some special time with your baby. Baby massage can help to alleviate difficulties such as wind, colic, constipation and irregular sleeping patterns.

Please contact us to find out when the next course is starting.


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Baby Moves
This is a course involving a series of activities to aid the physical and social development of babies, aged 5 months to 10 months (alert but not walking).

Please contact us to find out when the next course is starting.


Click here to view the Baby Moves website

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Baby Signing
sign-language.jpgOur Baby Signing courses use British Sign Language signs and original songs for a fun learning experience.

Please contact us to find out when our next course starts.


Click here to view British Sign Language website

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Baby Weighing Clinic
We run a Baby Weighing Clinic on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The local Health Visiting Team will be present to weigh your baby and answer any questions you may have.

Please see our up-to-date activity timetable for when 'Baby Clinic' sessions are running.


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Baby Yoga
A course for parents and their babies to do together involving movement and relaxation. Please contact us or look at our timetable for dates of courses.

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Breastfeeding

breastfeeding.jpgThe centre is breastfeeding-friendly, so we try to make Mums and babies as comfortable as possible whilst feeding.

 

We have electric breast pumps available for loan for troubleshooting in the early days of feeding. Please contact us for more information about borrowing one.

 

You are welcome to come along to our Breastfeeding Support Group every Wednesday morning 10:00 to 11:30am, but there are also staff who have trained as peer supporters here Monday to Friday so please contact us if you would like to discuss any breastfeeding issues outside of the session time, or you are unable to attend the group.

 


Click here to view the NHS Breastfeeding website

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Cloth Nappy Trial Kit
We have a Cloth Nappy Trial Kit available at the centre to enable you to try cloth nappies without having to buy them first. The kith consists of different brands, styles and sizes of cloth nappies. Contact us if you would like to borrow the kit, for free, for up to 3 weeks. Please contact us for more information about borrowing one.


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Couch to 5k
An exercise course to slowly but surely build your fitness from the couch to 5k. You will need a suspension buggy if you're running with baby. Please contact us to find out when the next course is starting.

For more information on running/jogging groups and support have a look at RunTogether .


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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
esol.jpgWe are not currently running any courses here at the centre but can recommend joining the English Language and Support Group at Frimley Baptist Church. Please see their website for further details.


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Family Learning
books.jpg'Family learning' describes a whole range of activities and programmes that involve parents, children and the wider family in learning together.

The Children's Centre works in partnership with Surrey Family Learning to provide short courses aiming to help parents to be more involved in their child's learning.


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First Aid
We run regular morning Paediatric First Aid sessions for parents and carers. These sessions cost £10. Please contact us for more information.

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GroBrain
GroBrain is a relaxed Postnatal Course for mum's with new babies. Hear the latest ideas on looking after babies, try fun activities your baby will enjoy, have some social time with mums, and make up your own mind what‛s best for you and your baby. Contact us for more details or see our timetable for dates of courses.

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HENRY
HENRY_HEADER-main.jpgHENRY stands for 'Health Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young'.

It is an 8-week course, and each session includes 'Family Time', where parents and children spend time together, enjoying a healthy snack and a game, and 'Parent Time', where the children stay in a creche and parents go with the course facilitators for the session.

The course material involves looking at healthy eating patterns, parenting and relationship skills, emotional well-being and physical activity.

Please contact us to find out when the next course is running, and to book your place.


Click here to view the HENRY website

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Introduction to Family Foods
A session for parents of babies who are around 4-7 months and have questions about weaning their baby. Contact us or see our timetable to book on to one of our relaxed sessions for advice and information.


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Let's Play!
kidscircle1.gifThis session aims to provide opportunities for parents/carers to engage in quality play with their children aged approximately between 18 months (steady walkers) and 5 years old. The session will promote all areas of children's learning and development using the Early Years Foundation Stage principles as a guide.

Parents/carers and children can access a range of resources and activities helping them to progress in all areas of their development.

Staff are on-hand to provide additional support.

Please see our up-to-date activity timetable for when 'Let's Play' sessions are running.


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Parenting Support
parenting.jpgBeing a parent can be very difficult, but we hope that we can help you to enjoy being a parent and make it one of the most rewarding things you do!

We offer many different kinds of support:

If you live in the Frimley and Camberley area and you have children under 5, you could ask to see an Outreach Worker who can visit you at home and spend some time talking things through and offering you some support.

You might like to take part in a parenting course where you will meet other parents and also find tips and new ways of understanding behaviours you might be finding difficult. Please contact us to find out when our next parenting course is, or visit the Surrey Family Links website to find courses running in your area.

 


Click here to view the Surrey Family Links website

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PEEP Babies
A course for parents and their babies involving activities to promote development and the opportunity to build a scrapbook to show your baby‛s journey. For babies between 4-10 months. Contact us or see our timetable for dates of courses.

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Storysacks
storysack.jpgStorysacks are bags full of wonderful resources, such as soft toy characters, games, and activity guides to encourage you and your child to enjoy reading together. They are usually based around a well-known picture book and are available for loan from our centre.

Ask centre staff if you would like to view our catalogue of Storysacks.


Click here to view Storysack website

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Tiddlers
Tiddlers follows the same themes as Let's Play sessions but is aimed at younger children, from crawling babies (any kind of crawling!) up to steady walkers. As with Let's Play, it provides opportunities for parents/carers to engage in quality play with their children. The session will promote all areas of children's learning and development using the Early Years Foundation Stage principles as a guide.

Parents/carers and children can access a range of resources and activities helping them to progress in all areas of their development.

Staff are on-hand to provide additional support.

Please see our up-to-date activity timetable for when 'Tiddlers' sessions are running.


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Wiggle Giggle
A new fun and physical exercise session for toddlers aged around 18 months and upwards and their parents. Please contact us or look at our timetable for dates of courses.

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Yoga for Health
A drop-in healthy living session for Asian women.  Please contact us or look at our timetable for times of the course.

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