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    School closed – Monday 21st January 2013

    tractorPic4Please be advised that due to adverse weather conditions the school will be closed on Monday 21st January, 2013.

    To check on the status of other schools in the borough, for siblings and neighbour support, you can see a current list on the Waltham Forest web site here…remember to refresh your browser, or use the CTL and F5 keys to get the latest updates.

    Wrap up well!

    Local elections soon!

    ballotBoxPic5Don’t forget that the local elections will take place in England on 3rd May 2012.

    Our Centre will be closed except for use as a polling station on that day.

    You can find out more information about the Local Elections in England on the pages of The Electoral Commission. You can read more here…

    The Commission also have web pages that can tell you more about the elections for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly. You can see more here…

    if you would like more information on voting in general, why not visit the About My Vote website – full of useful information about how to register to vote, moving house, students and their vote and more. See About My Vote here…

    New Mums Group on Wednesday!

    teenMumPicDid you know that we held a group especially for new mums every Wednesday morning?

    At this drop-in session you can call in for a drink and a chat, meet other new mums like you and let your little one play with the soft toys and activities set up for you by our Play and Learn team.

    Come on in, don’t be shy and we look forward to seeing you between 9.30am and 11.30am at the Centre.

    You can find out location map on our main web site here,  where you can see all our activity locations in this area.

    Why not check out our weekly newsletter to see what else we are up to. We’d love you to join us.

    The Chingford Hall team

    Professional curtains?

    sewingButtonPicWe have a new professional curtainmaking course starting on Monday 10th October 2011.

    This is a Level One award course, for ten weeks from 9.30 am to 3.00pm every Monday.

    For more information and to enrol come into Chingford Hall Children’s Centre on Thursday 6th October between 1.00pm and 4.00pm.

    Do bring along a proof of address and evidence of any benefits you are claiming.

    Course fees:
    Full cost: £188.00 | Free to those on JSA! | £1.00 per hour if you are on
    income support!

    See our Centre newsletter  for all our other news too!

    New things at our Centre!

    babyFacePicWe have just updated our Centre main web page with exciting new events and sessions for you.

    You can see details of our Story Time sessions, dates for free baby clinics, as well as details of our Family Support Programme from Janet and Maria.

    Look for details of our new Baby Signing sessions too.

    Whether you visit us at the Centre or use our services at satellite locations you can check out our Centre home page here.

    You can also see our new Autumn events calendar here too, for September & October 2011.

    If you do – thanks for dropping in to see us!

    The Chingford Hall Team.

    Holiday activities at the Centre

    faceButtonWe have just posted our summer holiday activity timetable on our web site.

    You can see what we’re doing during August, everything including…

    • Outdoor play
    • Fun with food
    • Film Friday
    • A day at the beach!
    • ZumbAtomic
    • Splashing About and more…

    Have a look at what we’re doing, why not check out the times, costs and the details on our website here.

    The Little Chef arrives…

    chefsClubButtonStarting on February 28th. we will have a great new sesson – a drop-in for 0 – 5 year olds.

    Running every Monday from 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm, you can come along and enjoy discovering different foods.

    Learn to cook as a family and find new healthy recipes that are easy to cook with your children. Taste and cook together.

    You can find more news abour our Centre on our regular newsletter page on our main website. Find it here.

    We also have a great range of half term activities; messy play, arts, fun with foood and soft play sessions too. See you there?

    The Chingford Hall Team…

    School Gates Employment Initiative

    schoolGatesLogoJobCentrePlusThis programme, from Jobcentre Plus, is designed to give support to parents and carers who are looking to return to or take up new work.

    We can help you carry out job searches and get you onto courses provided by Jobcentre Plus.

    You can also take up help and advice across a range of subjects on employment, training and starting an enterprise.

    Come along and speak to our Centre adviser Lorrena.

    Every Monday from 1.00 to 3.00pm.

    Call our Centre on 020 8527 7310 for more information.

    The School Gates Initiative have a very comprehensive and information packed web site if you want to understand more about this offer. It includes case studies of how the programme can help you.

    See the School Gates Initiative web site here.

    Good luck in your training or job hunting….The Chingford Hall Team.

    Welcome to our new Centre Blog.

    communicationsDishPicWe hope that you find our new blog useful.

    You can use the subscribe links to automatically update your feed reader or news subscription service.

    We’ll continue to publish our newsletters and update our web pages, of course, but our blog let’s you get our news automatically – so that you can read it when you want to.

    If we have something urgent to tell you, or exciting news about events, we can use our Centre blog to tell you quickly too.

    You can use the blog to feed back to us too – leave a comment about an item, or tell us about our services. (All comments are screened before publication and we’ll never publish your email or other details without your permission).

    Happy news gathering from Chingford Hall.