Author Archives: Claire Matthes

Supportive Play and Learn – Summer Holidays

These gentler, quieter sessions are for invited families only. Thursday 25th July & 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August, 10am-12 noon.  There is no need to book and the sessions are FREE. If you feel that you and your child […]


UPDATE ON THE CLOSURE OF TENNYSON’S SURE START CHILDREN’S CENTRE   As you will know by now, Tennyson’s Sure Start Children’s Centre will be closing this Autumn, but you will see some changes to our programmes of activities from the end […]


Summer Programme – Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days at Tennyson’s this summer   Wednesday 24th July 10am-12 noon Art Wednesday 31st July 10am-12 noon or 1-3pm FARM – Mill Cottage Farm Experience Wednesday 7th August 10a m-12 noon Active Tots with Luke Wednesday 14th August 10am-12 noon Beach […]

Parenting Pre-Teens and Teens

A parenting course for parents of children in Years 5-9. Dates: Wednesday 11, 18, 25 September and 2 October 2019. Time: 7-9pm Venue: Tennyson’s Sure Start Children’s Centre, Derby Road, Haslemere GU27 1BP. Cost: £20. Free or subsidised places may […]


Get help applying for Universal Credit….

Help to Claim is a dedicated service from Citizens Advice. They can help with the early stages of a Universal Credit claim, from the application through to the first full payment. Call for free: 0800 144 8 444, 8am to […]

Family Information Service

With the closure of this children’s centre building on the cards for later this year (date and details to be confirmed), there is a service you can access for advice, guidance and signposting to support for you and your family. […]


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 […]


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:  

‘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 […]

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