Choosing the Right Car Seat

Choosing the Right Car Seat for your Child The safest way for children to travel in cars is in a child car seat that is suitable for their weight and size, and is correctly fitted in the car. Did you know by law all children travelling in a car, van or goods vehicle must use the right child car seat until they... Read More

Road Safety

Road Safety Did you know that every week 6 children under the age of 5, 6 children are killed or seriously injured on Great Britain’s roads? But it’s still important for children to be outside. Walking is good for children’s health and fitness. What can you do to teach your child how to be safe near roads? Set a good... Read More

Safety at Home

Safety at Home For babies and young children, the family home is their world. As they grow, it becomes a big world of discovery with new experiences waiting around every corner. This is how they learn – but all too often, learning by mistake can lead to serious injury in the place where they should be safest of all. Think... Read More

Keeping your Child Safe Online

Keeping your child safe online More and more under 5s are using their parents’ computers, smartphones or tablets to play games, use apps, and watch their favourite TV shows. There are simple things you can do to make sure they’re using the internet safely. Read More

Hot Drinks

Hot Drinks More than 300 children are rushed to hospital each week with hot drink scalds. Most of them are very young children aged just one or two. Please understand this is why we don’t have hot drinks in our sessions with children present. For more information please pick up these leaflets in your local Children’s Centre: Read More

The Underwear Rule

Keeping Your Child Safe –Let’s Talk Pants! Conversations, like crossing the road safely, bullying and dealing with strangers, are subjects that you and your child might talk about. But what about staying safe from sexual abuse? It’s a conversation no parent wants to have, but thankfully it doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, you don’t even have to mention... Read More

Prevent Duty

Children’s Centre’s Prevent Duty We have to protect children from extremist and violent views in the same way we protect them from drugs and other dangers. Understanding British Values Children’s Centre staff promote the value of mutual respect and tolerance and encourage and help families and young children to: understand about the differences between people in a positive way share... Read More