Author Archives: Claire Matthes

Half Term at Tennyson’s

Thursday’s Play and Learn sessions will take place as usual on Thursday 30th May. The Child Health Clinic will run as usual on Friday 31st May.

Parenting Puzzle – a 4 week course

Gather and share parenting hints and tips to make the most of family life. Starts Wednesday 5th June for 4 weeks here at Tennyson’s. Most suited for parents of children aged 2 to 10 years.  Cost is £20, but some […]


Easter Holidays at Tennyson’s

Our usual timetable will change for the Easter holidays to provide some more seasonal activities for you to enjoy with your child. On Thursday 11th April there will be an ‘Adventurers and Explorers’ Play and Learn, 9.30-10.30am for mobile children […]

Statement on the changes to Children’s Centre Services

  Statement on the changes to Children’s Centre Services As you may know there will be changes this year to children’s centres and how Surrey County Council supports families. The new approach will involve Surrey County Council focusing its resources […]


Update on the Planned Closure of Tennyson’s Children’s Centre

Update on the Planned Closure of Tennyson’s Sure Start Children’s Centre, Haslemere. We are saddened, but not surprised, by the Surrey County Council decision to move ahead with the Children’s Centre closure programme. Local people with long memories will recall […]

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:  

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