Baby Sensory was the first baby programme to offer a complete approach to learning and development from birth to 13 months. Designed to stimulate, educate, and provide precious memories during the all-important first year of life, our baby classes include activities ranging from signing to fibre-optic light shows, amazing light balls, bubbles, and bells; there is always something different. Everything we do is backed by over 35 years of expert research in childhood development. So we’ll always explain what we’re doing and why, helping you make your baby’s first year a truly precious time of learning, fun, and sensory exploration.
When: Mondays 1.45–2.30pm
Phone: 07825 212491
This French-speaking mother & toddler group meets two Fridays every month, 1–3pm.
Designed by child development experts, fuelled by magic and delivered with love, award-winning Hartbeeps sessions provide a rich and highly interactive playground for little ones to learn and have lots of fun. Throughout our original musical developmental sessions, little Hartbeepers are encouraged to move, explore, interact and learn through play with fabulous, colourful, sensory props and puppets. And all Hartbeeps sessions comply with Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS), so grown ups can be confident they’re doing something amazing for their little one’s development whilst they (and grown ups too) are having lots of fun!
When: Every Thursday morning as follows:
9.30–10.15 am: Happy House – for ages/stages: Walking to 4 years (younger siblings very welcome)
10.30–11.15 am: Babybeeps – for ages/stages: Sitting to toddling
Phone: 07786 082580 /
Hilltop is a community pre-school for children aged 2¾ to 5 years, providing both indoor and outdoor play. Established in the local area for more than 20 years, we offer quality care and a safe, calm, relaxed and friendly environment where children can find the support they need to take their first experience of group life. We follow the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’, with three fully trained and experienced staff; enjoy a staff-to-child ratio of 1:6; and have recently received a good Ofsted report. The Early Years Entitlement is available for 3- and 4-year-old children where they can receive up to 15 hours per week of free Early Years Education.
When: Meets during school terms, Monday–Wednesday & Friday, 9.15 am–12.15 pm.
Contact: During session times (as above):
Mobile: 07530 804557
Phone: 020 8444 3358
Little London Ballet classes – which include ballet, tap dance, and freestyle – are safe, structured, productive, and (last but not least) FUN! All of our teachers trained professionally before enjoying successful careers performing in the West End, on tours, and in Film and TV. We have all qualified as dance teachers through the IDTA, RAD, and BBO. We hold a current enhanced DBS and completed paediatric First Aid training as well as e-safety and safeguarding children qualifications with The Child Protection Company. There are a variety of classes for children ages 2 to 7+ years.
When: Tuesdays (boys only!), 5–6 & 6–7pm; and Thursdays, 4.30–5.30pm
Music Bugs sessions are lively, interactive, and friendly. We use percussion instruments and a super variety of props to help bring our wonderful traditional and original songs to life. It is a relaxed but engaging environment for our little ones to play, explore sounds and rhythm, and enjoy multi-sensory activities with their grown-ups – a lovely way to spend 40 minutes! Every session is carefully planned and gently structured to support Early Years development. Although no session is the same, and you’ll be introduced to a range of songs and props each week, the class structure maintains a comforting familiarity. Sessions at Cufos are for Baby Bugs (0–12 months).
When: Wednesdays, 2-2.40 pm
Phone: 0844 822 1172
A fun French club for children 2 years and up. The sessions are entertaining and organized, with an emphasis on oral work. In order to encourage the child participate, there are various activities such as games, songs, stories, rhymes, and role playing, all of which cater for a relatively short attention span. Materials include books, objects, flash cards, and always our friendly hand puppets, who, of course, can only speak French. The lessons develop confidence and social skills and make learning French a positive, enjoyable experiences.
When: Wednesdays, 10.30 am to 12 noon.
Sound Start Phonics is a multi-sensory class where parents and carers can get a head start by helping their children master the important skills of learning to read in an interactive and fun way. Your child will enjoy:
Suitable for 3 to 4 years old. Limited spaces.
When: Thursdays, 1.30-2.30 pm, Waiting Room
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