Thetford Drake Sure Start Children's Centre

Description

Sure Start Children’s Centres are responsible for delivering services for children under 5 and their families. This includes access to early learning and childcare, family and parenting support, activities such as baby cafe, breastfeeding support, parent & toddler/stay & play sessions. The centres link with other partners such as Jobcentre Plus, Health Visitors and Midwives to offer support with adult learning, return to work and health related issues. All Sure Start Children’s Centres also have a duty to provide access to information and signposting to services for families and children 0-19 and 0-25 for those children with additional needs. Thetford Drake is part of the Thetford Children's Centre Cluster which offer many varied services to families across Thetford. The main hub is Thetford Kingsway, Thetford , Norfolk, IP24 3DY

Service Details

Locations:
Drake Infant School & Nursery, Fairfields, Thetford, IP24 1JW (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Thetford Drake Sure Start Children's Centre
Service Type:
Sure Start Children's Centre
Website:
Facilities:
  • Stay & Play Sessions
  • Accessible Parking

Time and date information

Session times:
Monday: 09:00 - 18:00 Sessions
Tuesday: 09:00 - 18:00 Sessions
Wednesday: 09:00 - 18:00 Sessions
Thursday: 09:00 - 18:00 Sessions
Friday: 09:00 - 18:00 Sessions

Childcare information

Availability:
Open All Year
Age groups:
Up to 5 years
Childcare type:
  • Sure Start Children's Centre
Ofsted reports:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/23075

Data source details

Record details supplier:
Childcare Information Harvest
Record details supplied by Family Information Service.

Local Offer

Part of the SEND Local Offer:
Yes
SEND Local Offer details:
We offer a range of services for families who have a child /children with additional needs. Our team includes; A Speech & Language therapist, Health Visiting, The NCC Portage Co-ordinator, a Portage worker, Early Help Social Worker, The Area Co-ordinator for Children with Disabilities a team of Family Support Workers and an ENCo worker, who are able to offer services both within the Centres, and also at home through our Outreach service. We offer Daisy Chains which is a monthly group at Thetford Children’s Centre offering support to families and children with additional needs. We offer home and centre based Speech & Language sessions via a referral process. From January 2015 we will be offering Early Bird sessions for children specifically diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Ours services are delivered in purpose built premises and are fully accessible. Support is available from our staff and ENCo to enable equal access for children and young persons with SEND. To access our service please check our website, all activities are listed. If you have a compliment or complaint you feel you cannot approach me with you need to contact Ofsted on 0300 1231231. CONTACT: For further information or to request a copy of the SEND/Inclusion policy, please contact the provider.

This page was last updated on 21 May 2019

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
General Enquiries
Telephone:
01842 762055
Email:
diane.varney@nchc.nhs.uk