Author Archives: Claire Matthes

Baby Development Group on Thursdays

Come along to our baby ‘play and learn’ group to meet other parents and share ideas and tips about surviving that first year! Find out how your baby will develop and what you can do to support them on their […]

Making Your Money Work – a 3 week course starting 1st May 2019

Making Your Money Work We are offering a 3 week course to support you to get the most out of your family budget. The course covers the following topics: How to prepare a family budget  How to work out […]


5 week Baby Massage course starts on Monday 4th March 2019

For non-mobile babies and their parents. A gentle way to soothe, comfort and bond with your baby. Starts Monday 4th March, 1-2.30pm at Tennyson’s Sure Start Children’s Centre. Cost: £20 per family. Call 01428 644485 or email

CLOSED 4 January: Family Resilience Consultation: Children’s Centres

Please have your say! The consultation is due to close very soon, on the 4th January 2019. Surrey County Council is consulting on a Family Resilience model for Surrey children’s centres. In Waverley, the proposal is that Tennyson’s Children’s Centre […]


Find online guides for each stage of your child’s development….

Understanding your baby and Understanding your child 0-19 years include top tips from childcare, education and health experts. Available online:  

Wheel of Well-Being – 6 week course!

This gentle, fun, nurturing course explores six simple ways to improve your happiness and well-being. Starts Wednesday 27th February 2019, 9.30-11am, here at Tennyson’s. This is a FREE course, but do please book on 01428 644485, or email


Parenting Pre-Teens & Teens – a 4-week course

It’s not easy being a parent at any stage of their childhood, so when they are approaching the teenage years and the game seems to shift a little, it’s good to seek a little ongoing guidance and support.  This 4 […]

‘Learn with me’ leaflets for parents plus FEET information

‘Learn with me’ guides help parents give their children the best start Surrey County Council’s early learning experts have produced a series of free online guides to help parents get their children off to a great start. The resources are packed […]


Talking Time Tips for Toddlers: Part 2

More ideas for embedding speech and language opportunities in your day-to-day life with your toddler:  

Surrey County Council are proposing cuts to Children’s Centre services….

To add your name to the growing number of people who are voicing their objection to these proposed cuts to the important services that children’s centres offer to families, click on/cut and paste the following link:

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