timetable - Bournemouth`s Hand in Hand Website

Due to health & safety some of our sessions have a maximum capacity of families in the
playroom. Please do not take offence if you are refused entry.
Activity Information & Courses
Childminders Support Group (under 5’s)
A stay and play for childminders with input from childminding network co-ordinator.
Chit Chats, Family Support Drop–In, includes snack (under 5’s)
For expectant parents and families with children aged 0-5 years. Join us for advice, guidance
and support or just a friendly chat. A Family Support Worker will be present at every session.
Nurturing Programme - The Parenting Puzzle Course
A programme which helps parents to develop their parenting skills. It covers many topics such
as, why children behave as they do, recognising feelings, approaches to discipline and building
co operation. We provide a limited number of free crèche places. Please speak to the Children’s
Centre staff for more information
Parent Support Programme - Courses delivered throughout the year including “Confidence
Unpacked” and “Goals Unboxed”. Referral is made by our Family Support team. Please speak to
the Children’s Centre staff or your Health Visitor for more information.
Play and Learn - For families living in the Pokesdown & Southbourne areas (under 5’s)
Each session is based on an area of learning and development from the Early Years Foundation
Stage, and may include, art & craft, experiments, story and song time, and free play.
Southbourne Children’s Centre
The Stourvale Centre, 108 Stourvale Road
Southbourne BH6 5JB
01202 434310
email: [email protected]
Post Natal Classes
A 4 week programme by invitation only from Health Visitors of Beaufort, Southbourne, Littledown
and Marine Surgeries
Shooting Stars
To support parents who have children with additional needs or have a delay in speech, language
and communication
Southbourne Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding Group
A friendly group to give support and guidance you need in breastfeeding your baby. Run by
breastfeeding Support Worker and Peer Supporters.
Under One’s Group
Offering support and activities to families with children under one.
Well Baby Clinic
Run by the Health Visiting Team offering advice about your child’s health & development.
Independent play sessions not delivered by the Children’s Centre
CoMotion Movement and Dance for Toddlers
Children are encouraged to experience movement and dance in many different forms, learn new
skills, play create and dance with their caregivers and their friends
Sensory Experiences - Minky Moos
A unique development enhancing sensory session with music, songs, sounds, colours, textured
toys, bubbles, effective lights and flashing objects.
Useful Telephone Numbers
Children’s Information Service - 01202 456222
Shelter Dorset - 0344 5151400
National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 200 0247
Citizens Advice Bureau - 0844 499 4105
Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90
Bournemouth Police (non emergency) - 101
NHS Direct - 111
Job Centre Plus - 01202 446000
Parentline - 0808 8002222
Activity Timetable June 2015
updated 15.05.2015
Local buses:
Christchurch Road
1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 2c
Seabourne Road
1b, 1c, M2
Nearest train station:
approx 5 minute walk
The Centre is managed by Bournemouth YMCA
Registered charity no. 1078728
Morning activities
Health Development Checks
(by invitation only)
Term time only
Shooting Stars
Term time only
Well Baby Clinic
including weighing
Under Ones Group
Afternoon activities
Term time only
Post Natal Classes
Midwife Appointments
(by invitation only)
Chit Chats
Family Support Group at Cranleigh
Community Church
Cranleigh Road. BH6 5JH
Term time only
Childminder Group
60p per Childminder
Term time only
Midwife Appointments
Midwife Appointments
Bosom Buddies
breastfeeding support group
Midwife Appointments
Play and Learn
Nurturing Programme
Parenting Puzzle Course
(sorry no entry after 1.30pm)
£1 per family includes snack
Term time only
Independent play sessions not delivered by the Children’s Centre
CoMotion Movement and Dance
Booking essential £5 per child, call Linda on
07908 893014 for more details and to book
9.30am-1½-3 year olds and 10.30am-2½-4 year olds
9.30am-1½-3 year olds, 10.30am-2½-4 year olds and
1.30pm- 2½-4 year olds
Minky Moos Sensory Experience
No need to book £4.50 per child, call
Penny on 07866 580627 for more details
10am-10.45am New born/pre walkers
11.15am-12pm Toddlers/pre-schoolers
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