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New Programme

We are currently running a few sessions virtually via Microsoft Teams for January - March 2021. Please see below for more information. 

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SuperKids

A virtual support group for parents or carers with children who have a special educational need or disability.

  • A free online support group facilitated by Sandy and Biggleswade Children’s Centre, to share experiences with other parents and carers in a similar situation

  •  A chance to speak to professionals from the CDC, Early Years Support Team, Speech and Language plus more

For more information please contact:

karen.burton@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Sandy and Biggleswade Locality Children’s Centre

Baby Wriggle and Jiggle

Kirsty is running a fun online singing session for babies and young children on a Thursday afternoon from 1pm.

If you would like to join this session then please email kirsty-anne.beard@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk. 

Baby Brasserie 

Alison/Shelly are running our brasserie session virtual via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday afternoons 1-3pm to offer support for breastfeeding mums and mums to be. Please contact Alison on alison.coats@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk to be invited along to the session.

Sarah banks is also running an online brasserie on Wednesday afternoons so please contact nctsarahbanks@gmail.com.  

Bump Budies

Here at the Children's Centre we have developed our own Antental Class called Bump Buddies, which are one hour sessions that run over the course of three weeks.

If you are 34+ weeks pregnant please contact lucy.rice@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk for more information and to book your free space.

Our next course begins on Thursday 14th January 10.30-11.30am for three weeks and then another course begins on 

25th February 10.30-11.30am for three weeks. 

If you are unable to attend a Bump Buddies session please see the following link which will take you to videos of our previous Antenatal Class Bumps, birth and baby stuff.

Please click on the link below to find these informative videos!

https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/Bedfordshire/services/health-visiting/antenatal/?fbclid=IwAR2bECTDe7n7vMzV59cPak26Yp_ZvcTLSiHE3kvAjOJ2Q9-KY2iqaCePYcA

 

Sandy & Biggleswade Children's Centre

SALT drop ins are now being run over the phone.

Speech & Language Drop In

Starting solids

Alison and Kirsty are running online starting solids talks to offer advice and support around starting solids with your 6 month old baby.

These sessions run monthly on Monday and Friday mornings.

The next sessions are:

  • 22nd Jan 10-11am 

  • 22nd Feb 10-11am

  • 26th March 10-11am

Please get in touch with alison.coats@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or kirsty-anne.beard@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk to find out when the next session is running and to book your place. 

Time for Two's

Why does your child do the things they do? 
Does your child’s behaviour sometimes drive you crazy?  What can you do to help develop their skills?

 Join us to find out! 😊

We invite you and your child to join us online for 3 weeks of play, fun and information to support their development and get them ready for pre-school.

Next course begins on 26th January 10.30-11.30am

Contact us to book your place!

Tel: 0300 300 8114 / 0300 300 8134

Email: Sarah.Hossack@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Lorna.Tucker@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

 or message us on Facebook.
Virtual sessions will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Baby Days

Baby days is a virtual four week course for new parents and babies 0-3 months that covers: Sleep, feeding, brain development and childhood illnesses. 

Courses run on Wednesday afternoons for four weeks and the next courses are starting on:

  • 20th January 1.30-2.30pm.

  • 24th February 1.30-2.30pm

Please email alison.coats@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or kirsty-anne.beard@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk for more information and to book your free space!

Health Visitor Pop in 

This session is currently suspended due to COVID19 and will be runing as soon as we are able to.

 

Your health team are always here for you so please get intouch with them if you have any questions, worries or concers. Their phone number is 0300 555 0606. 

Parent Pals

Have you found things a little difficult recently?

Do you want to build new friendships?

Would you like to meet new people with children from your local area?

Do you want to share ideas and thoughts with others?

Would you like non-judgmental support and encouragement?

If the answer to any of the above questions is….. YES!

Then come and join our new Parent Pals sessions 😊

 

Parent Pals will be running virtually, every other week on a Tuesday afternoon 1.30-2.30pm

 

The first session begins on Tuesday 19th January.

 

Contact us to receive the link for the sessions please email:

claire.racher@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
paula.murphy@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

 or message us on Facebook.
Virtual sessions will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

We look forward to seeing you 😊 

Dad & Me

The next virtual Dad & Me sessions  will be confirmed soon.

Sandy & Biggleswade Locality Children's Centre

Laburnum Road

Sandy

Bedfordshire

SG19 1HQ

Telephone: 0300 300 8114

 

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