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Half term activities at Picton Children's Centre
This half term we've got some great sessions to enjoy. Find out more
Activity timetable for Picton
Our Autumn timetable runs from Monday 11th September to Friday 21st December 2017.
|Day||Time||Activity||Location||Details||Book or Drop In|
|Monday||9.30-11.30am||Family Cookery Course||Picton CC||4 week course starting 18th September. An accredited course to help you prepare healthy meals for your family. Limited creche places available.||Book|
|Monday||9.30-11.30am||Family Safety Course||Picton CC||5 week course starting 30th October. An accredited course to help make your home safer. Includes first aid session. Limited creche places available.||Book|
|Monday||12.45-3pm||Nurture Programme||Picton CC||10 week course starting 2nd October. An accredited parenting course to help families develop stronger relationships. Limited creche places available.||Book|
|Monday||3.30-5.30pm||BAMBIS - Antenatal Infant Feeding Workshop||Picton CC||18th September, 16th October and 20th November. Get lots of helpful information regarding feeding for your baby.||Drop In|
|Monday||4.30-6pm||Dad's Club||Picton CC||2nd October, 6th November and 11th December. Fun family activities for children under 5 and their male carers.||Drop In|
|Tuesday||9.30-10.30am||'First Tastes' Weaning session||Picton CC||3rd October and 7th November. A practical session with lots of useful tips about how to successfully wean your baby.||Drop In|
|Tuesday||9.30-10.30am||Support to Work drop in||Picton CC||10th October and 14th November. Monthly drop in for advice and support for anyone interested in returning to work or training.||Drop In|
|Tuesday||9.30-10.30am||Health and Wellbeing Event||Picton CC||31st October and 28th November. Monthly drop in session with a health focus. Information, advice and free resources available.||Drop In|
|Tuesday||10-11am||Jumping Beans||St Hugh's Primary School||Starts 19th September. Physical fun activities and games for toddlers upwards.||Drop In|
|Tuesday||1-3pm||Mindfulness Course||Picton CC||5 week course starting 19th September. Run by Granby Adult Learning the course promotes positive mental health and wellbeing. No creche available.||Book|
|Tuesday||12.30-1.15pm||Baby Massage||Picton CC||5 week course starting 31st October. This session helps with sleep patterns, relaxation and relief from colic.||Book|
|Tuesday||1.45-2.45pm||Babbling Babies||Picton CC||Starts 26th September. Drop in providing fun activities to promote language development in young babies aged 0-12 months.||Drop In|
|Wednesday||9.30-11.30am||Functional Skills with Language Support||Picton CC||Starts 13th September. Run by Granby Adult Learning for parents who have completed basic ESOL.||Drop In|
|Wednesday||9.15-10.15am||Stay and Play||Picton CC||Starts 20th September. Sing along to songs and rhymes, share with other children and create lots of new art with our craft equipment. For children aged 0-4 years.||Drop In|
|Wednesday||10.45-11.30am||Baby Massage||Picton CC||5 week course starting 20th September. Session helps with sleep patterns, relaxation and relief from colic.||Book|
|Wednesday||1-2pm||Rhythm & Rhyme||Picton CC||Starts 20th September. Fun musical session for babies and children aged 0-4 years.||Drop In|
|Thursday||9.30-11.30am||Health Visitor Weighing Clinic||Picton CC||Drop in baby weigh in clinic. First come first served basis and ends promptly at 11.30am.||Drop In|
|Thursday||9.30-11.30am||ESOL class||Picton CC||Starts 14th September. Run by Granby Adult Learning Centre this is a basic English language class for adults. A pre-course assessment will be required.||Assessment required|
|Thursday||1-3pm||Baby Connect Memory Books||Picton CC||Starts 21st September. For parents and their child under 1 year. Create a beautiful memory book to share with your child.||Book|
|Friday||9.30-11.30am||Women in Liverpool ESOL||Picton CC||Starts 22nd September. Women only beginners ESOL class. Fun class for making friends, learning English and exploring Liverpool. Limited creche places available.||Book|
|Friday||9.30-11.30am||IT Training||Picton CC||Starts 15th September. Run by Everton Development Trust this beginners course will teach you how to use the internet and create an email account. You must be over 20 years of age and have a national insurance number.||Drop In|
|Friday||1-1.45pm||Time 2 Sign||Picton CC||Starts 22nd September. Children and parents sign, sing, play and laugh while learning British Sign Language.||Drop In|
|Friday||2-3pm||Magical Storytime||Picton CC||Starts 22nd September. Explore stories and crafts to help support your child to learn and develop. For children aged 2-4 years.||Drop In|
Breastfeeding support and advice
Drop into the centre, staff are always available.
Healthy Start vitamins and drops
You can redeem your Healthy Start vouchers at our reception. If you are pregnant, or have a child under 2 years you are also entitled to vitamins, please ask at reception.
Offers a wide range of quality books including dual language books for your child to borrow and take home, for FREE for up to 1 week. Enjoy sharing books together.
Sign up and receive your FREE pack. This entitles your family to borrow reading resources for up to 1 week, which are specifically put together for your child’s age and stage of development.
Smoke Free Liverpool
If you would like support to stop smoking please speak to staff who can refer you.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
If you need advice or support about your child’s development, behaviour, sleep pattern or any speech and language issues please contact Gail.
Sensory Room bookings
Free play within a fun and relaxing environment for children aged between 0-4 years. This can be booked Monday - Friday between 8.30am-5.30pm.
We can offer parents valuable work experience within our centre. For more information please contact Suzi.
Ways to Work
ESF funded programme offering support into work and/or training. For more information please contact Suzi.