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Sidings Early Years Centre Services (0-4yrs)

Our Early Years Centre aims to provide a service which contributes to Camden’s Vision of enabling “all children and their families reach their potential”. We offer a range of high quality Early Years services including:

  • Inclusive & flexible Early Years Childcare
  • Information about other services
  • Adult learning opportunities
  • Drop – ins for Parents & Toddlers

Contact: Cynthia Painter on 020 7624 0588

Centre Office – Tel/Fax: 020 7625 6260

early.years@sidings.org.uk

Extended childcare

Extended Childcare from Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm

We offer childcare on a flexible fee-paying basis up to 5 days a week for 2-4 year olds, throughout the year, to support parents who are working, studying or trying to get back to work.

We also offer FREE 15 hrs Pre-School places for 3 & 4 yr olds, and also FREE places for 2 Yr olds for those families who qualify for Camden’s 2 Yr Old Scheme. (Please inquire for further details).

NB – from Sept 17, we will be a provider for the new FREE 30 hrs extended childcare (for those families who meet the criteria)

(Limited amount of crèches for parents/carers who attend classes at the centre, study or are in particular need of support)

COST: £12.00 per 3hr session, £24.00 per full day  (10% discount for parents using us for all 5 days).

You may be eligible to re-claim child care costs (as per current entitlement). – Ring 0845 300 3900 for details.

Crèches

The Early Years centre offers limited crèche places for those parents/carers wishing to attend community education & parenting classes at the centre.  Places must be booked in advanced – contact Early Years Centre Office for more information.

Sidings Pre-School

Children aged between 3-4 years can attend the pre-school as part of our extended day-care, or for morning or afternoon sessions only (10am – 1pm, or 1pm – 4pm).  We provide EYFS curricula – based learning supported by a qualified QTS, meeting Ofsted requirements and offering a stimulating multi – activity programme within a safe indoor and outdoor play environment. Places are FREE for 3-4 year olds for 15 hours a week (Term-Time).

Drop-ins Adventure Soft Room

Term time only. Bright, colourful soft-room for children aged 0 – 4 yrs,  with special baby corner area, on Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 10am— 12noon. We provide play workers, but we do expect parents/carers to stay with their children. Subsidised fee £1.

A limit of 25 children allowed at a time.

Funded by: John lyons Charity

Gymboree

Music & Dance with Gymboree: Fridays 10am– 11am

A one hour session of fun and games with musical instruments, songs and dancing, parachute games and pretend-a story.  Suitable for children aged 1-4 year olds.  Term – Time only, Subsidised fee of  £3 per child.

A limit of 22 children allowed at a time.

Contact the Early Years centre: 020 7624 0588.


Term-Time Daily Activities

Monday

10am – 4pm

Sidings Early Years Centre – offering flexible extended day care for 2 – 4 yr olds, Morning & Afternoon.

Sidings Pre-School – Free places for 3 &4 year olds, crèches* & Parent Support Services.

Tuesday

10am – 4pm

Sidings Early Years Centre – offering flexible extended day care for 2 – 4 yr olds, Morning & Afternoon.

Sidings Pre-School – Free places for 3 &4 year olds, crèches* & Parent Support Services.

10am – 12pm 

Adventure Soft Room with Inflatable Castle—Soft Play physical activity sessions for parents/carers run on a Drop-in basis. Cost £1 per session.

A limit of 25 children allowed at a time.

Wednesday

10am – 4pm

Sidings Early Years Centre – offering flexible extended day care for 2 – 4 yr olds, Morning & Afternoon.

Sidings Pre-School – Free places for 3 &4 year olds, crèches* & Parent Support Services.

Thursday

10am – 4pm

Sidings Early Years Centre – offering flexible extended day care for 2 – 4 yr olds, Morning & Afternoon.

Sidings Pre-School – Free places for 3 &4 year olds, crèches* & Parent Support Services.

10am – 12pm 

Adventure Soft Room with Inflatable Castle—Soft Play physical activity sessions for parents/carers run on a Drop-in basis. Cost £1 per session.

A limit of 25 children allowed at a time.

Friday

10am – 4pm

Sidings Early Years Centre – offering flexible extended day care for 2 – 4 yr olds, Morning & Afternoon.

Sidings Pre-School – Free places for 3 &4 year olds, crèches* & Parent Support Services.

10am – 11am

Music & Dance with Gymboree – Suitable for children aged 1-4 yrs + parents/carers. Term – time only. Cost £3 per child.

A limit of 22 children allowed at a time.

(* Limited amount of crèches for parents/carers who attend classes at the centre, study or are in particular need of support.)

Programme

The information above is also available as a pdf in our Autumn 2016 EY Programme EYS_Prog_Sum17