Training & Workshops

Our Children and Family Centres offer a range of training opportunities and workshops

All events will take place at the Children and Family Centre Hub buildings unless a different venue is listed. Booking details are also listed and place are limited. Please talk to a member of the team in a session if you would like more information

Please note the new address for Leytonstone Children and Family Centre Hub from 17 September 2018 – The Junction,  2-8 Cathall Road, Leytonstone, E11 4LF


Central

Walthamstow Children and Family Centre Hub

North

Chingford Children and Family Centre Hub

South East

Leytonstone Children and Family Centre Hub

South West

Leyton Children and Family Centre Hub

Adult Learning

ESOL

Central

Mon and Tue

9.30-11.30

For more information hello@elatt.org.uk or call 020 7275 6750

Wed

Tots & Toddler Reading Book Club

9.30-11,30

For more information

hello@ellat.org.uk or call 020 7275 6750

North

ESOL with Tots and Toddlers

Mon and Wed

9.30-11.30

17 September – 5 December

The Paradox Centre

For more info hello@elatt.org.uk or call 020 7275 6750

South East

Not held in this Hub, please see Leyton (North) for further details.

South West

English Conversation Club

9.30-11

Delivered by Adult Learning Service

This is an informal club for non-English speaking adults

For more information please call Shirin Hassan 020 8496 2450

Baby Massage

Before babies are able to speak one of the ways they communicate with the world around them is through touch. We use massage to communicate, soothe and bond with our babies.

Central

Course 1:

Fri 14th, 21st & 28th Sep

5th & 12th Oct

1.30-3.30

Walthamstow Children and Family Centre Hub

Course 2:

Tuesday 30th October

6th, 13th, 20th & 27th November

10-11.30

The Lloyd Park Centre

£10 per course (payment in advance to secure place)

Contact 020 8527 1737 to book.

North

Course 1:

Fri 28th Sep

5th, 12th, 19th & 26th Oct

1.30-2.30

Course 2:

Fri 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th Nov

7th Dec

1.30-2.30

£10 per course (payment in advance to secure a place).

Contact 020 8527 1737 to book

South East

Course 1:

Thu 20th & 27th Sep

4th, 11th & 18th Oct

10-11

Course 2:

Thu 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th Nov

6th Dec

10-11

£10 per course (payment in advance to secure place)

Contact 020 8527 1737 to book.

South West

Course 1:

Tue 11th, 18th, 25th Sep

2nd, 9th Oct

Seddon Centre

1.30-2.30

Course 2:

Fri 2nd 9th, 16th. 23rd 30th Nov

1.30-2.30

£10 per course (payment in advance to secure place)

To book call Shirin Hassan 020 8496 2450

Oral Health Promotion

Information about local dentists and how to look after your children’s teeth.

Central

Tue 16th Oct

1.30-3

Within Crawlers to 2 Year Olds

At The Lloyd Park Centre

Wed 5th Dec

1.30-3

Within Play Session at St Michael’s Hall

North

Thu 13th Sep

1.30-3

Within Play All Day at The Paradox Centre

Tue 6th Nov

10-11.30

Within Stay 2 Play

Mon 3rd Dec

9.30-11

Within Play Session at Larkswood Primary School.

South East

Mon 24th Sep

10-11.30

Within Play Session at United Free Church Leytonstone

Tue 30th Oct

1.30-3

Within Messy Play at Langthorne Pavilion

Fri 7th Dec

9-12

Within Physical and Sensory Play Session

South West

Wed 19th Sep

1.30-3

Within Rollers and Crawlers

Mon 15th Oct

9.45-11.15

Within Play Session

Parenting Programmes

Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities

Central

With crèche

13 September – 13 December

Term time only

Barn Croft Primary School

Contact Jade Briant 07841 903289 jade@racefound.org.uk

North

With creche

11 September -11 December

Term time only

9.30-12.30

Paradox Centre

Contact Jade Briant 07841 903289 jade@racefound.org.uk

South East

Triple P stands for ‘Positive Parenting Programme’.  This programme will help to make family life more enjoyable and support you to raise happy, confident children, manage their behaviour, take care of yourself as a parent and feel confident you are doing the right thing.

20 September – 15 November

Term time only

9.30-11.45

George Tomlinson School

To book email shirin.hassan@walthamforest.gov.uk

South West

12 Sep – 12 Dec

9.30 – 12.30

Term time only

For booking and more information

Contact Jade Briant 07841 903289 jade@racefound.org.uk

HENRY Starting Solids Workshop (Delivered by HENRY)

Join us for this group workshop which explores in detail and answers your questions on when, how and what to feed your baby

Central

Fri 2nd Nov

9.45-11.45

Fri 7th Dec

9.45-11.45

Call HENRY to book your free place 020 8496 5223

North

Wed 25th Sep

10-12

Wed 12th Dec

10-12

Call HENRY to book your free place 020 8496 5223

South East

Mon 22nd Oct

1-3

Call HENRY to book your free place 020 8496 5223

South West

Thu 18th Oct

10-12

Call HENRY to book your free place 020 8496 5223

Starting Solids Information Session at You and Your New Baby

Come along to You and your New Baby sessions will a Starting Solids focus. An introduction to when, how and what you feed your baby.

Central

Mon 24th Sep

1.30-3

Mon 19th Nov

1.30-3

At The Lloyd Park Centre Places are limited (no booking)

North

Tue 9th Oct

1.30-3

Tue 27th Nov

1.30 -3

South East

Tue 18th Sep

10-11.30

Tue 27th Nov

10-11.30

South West

Wed 19th Sep

1-3

Wed, 14th Nov

1-3 (Not in You and Your New Baby)

Call 020 8527 1737 to book.

Food themed activities - Eating Well for Families.

Three consecutive sessions on how to make balanced meals for children. At the end children and adults sit together and enjoy new tastes.

Central

Thu 6th, 13th & 20th Sep

10-12

Within Stay 2 Play

North

Tue 16th & 30th Oct

6th Nov

10-11.30.

Within Stay 2 Play.

South East

Mon 26th Nov

3rd, 10th Dec

10-11.30

Within the Play Session at United Free Church

South West

Mon 10th, 17th, 24th Sep

1.30-3

Within Messy Play

Food themed activities -Exploring Foods

Three consecutive sessions on how to relax and enjoy mealtimes, support your child in eating a variety of foods and find out about portion sizes and more.

Central

Wed 14th, 21st & 28th Nov

1.30-3

Within Play Session at St Michael’s Hall

North

Thu 15th, 22nd & 29th Nov.

10-11.30

Within Play All Day at the Paradox Centre.

South East

Tue 2nd, 9th, 16th Oct.

1.30-3

Within Messy Play at Langthonne Pavilion.

South West

Mon 5th, 12th, 19th Nov

9.45-11.15

Within Play Session at Seddon Centre.

Sleep Session

For Children over 6 months. If you would like information on bedtime routines please speak to a member of the team in one our Play Sessions.

Central

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month

Within Child Health Clinic.

10.30-12.30

Call to book 020 8527 1737

North

Tue 18th Sep

1.30-3

Within You & Your New Baby

Wed 17th Oct

1.30-3

Within Crawlers to 2 Year Olds

Thu 22nd Nov

10-11.30

Within Play All Day

Fri 14th Dec

9.30-11

Within Play Session.

South East

Fri  28th Sep

1.30-3

Within Crawlers to 2 Year Olds

Mon 15th Oct

10-11.30

Within Play Session at United Free Church

Tue 20th Nov

1.30-3

At Langhorne Pavilion

Fri 14th Dec

1.30-3

South West

Mon 17th Sep

9,45-11.15

Within Messy Play

Wed 10th Oct

1.30-3

Within Crawlers to 2 Year Olds

Mon 5th Nov

9.45-11.15

Within Play Session at Seddon Centre

Fri 7th Dec

9-12

Within Physical and Sensory Play Session