Parenting Blog

Reception Class Admissions – September 2018

It’s that time of the year when parents and carers start visiting open days at local schools.  We are lucky to have so many good schools in Waltham Forest.  If you haven’t already arranged a visit, contact the schools in your local area to take a look around.  During an open day you can visit the school during a […]

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Speech and Language Tips

There’s lots we can do at home to help children develop their speech and communication skills: Sharing books together Chatting as part of daily family life – for instance talking to your baby about what you’re doing when you’re getting them dressed Spending time playing together without the TV, radio or phone Going for a […]

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Autumn activities with your children

As we move towards Winter it is very tempting to snuggle down inside and hibernate. However, as Autumn moves into Winter there are lots of exciting things to do outdoors with your children. The leaves changing colour and falling can make an excellent opportunity for them and develop their understanding of the natural world.  Going […]

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We need your feedback

We are really passionate about the services we provide for you. Family life can be challenging and accessing support and reliable sources of information at the right time can be a problem, so we are developing a range of on-line resources to answer some of your most frequently asked questions. We want to ensure that our […]

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Serve and Return: Child Responsive Caregiving

Research shows that by paying close attention to your child’s signals and cues, getting to know their interests, and responding to the different ways they communicate is crucial for healthy brain development. A bit like a lively game of tennis, ‘serve and return’ interactions can really help your child to learn and grow.

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Learning through Play

The Lloyd Park Children’s Charity believes that play is the best way to promote learning and development in a child’s early years. Children are skilled learners, and watching them play in an exciting and stimulating environment quickly demonstrates this.

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We are excited to announce the launch of our new and greatly improved website. The updated site includes changes in navigation with drop-down menus for both mobile and desktop versions and has been specifically designed to make it as parent- and user-friendly as possible.

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