Here you’ll find a list (in alphabetical order) of Children’s Centres in the area. Further details on all Wandsworth Children’s Centres available via Wandsworth Council’s Family Information Service. Tooting Baby’s calendar has daily details of activities and events at local Children’s Centres.
72 Endlesham Road, SW12 8JL
Part of Tooting locality despite Balham site. Fully-functioning children’s centre alongside nursery provision. Following the merger of Balham Nursery School and Children’s Centre with Fayland Children’s Centre – they became Balham Nursery School & Children’s Centre Services as of 1st October 2017.
Franciscan Primary School, 221 Franciscan Road, SW17 8HQ
For mums, dads and carers with their children aged 0-5. Small and friendly. Varied programme (published on noticeboard outside Centre) including breastfeeding support drop-in sessions, bump to 15 months drop-in play sessions, stay-and-play drop-in sessions including sessions specifically for dads, grandparents and childminders, and behaviour/sleep/weaning support groups.
Hillbrook Primary School, Hillbrook Road, SW17 8SG
Clean, friendly and well organised. Popular, so get there ahead of any session you plan to attend to avoid disappointment. Activities on offer include:
Play and Learn – play in a safe environment with support from Early Years professionals. These sessions help you to develop a better understanding of how children learn through play.
Baby Massage – can help increase positive bonding and assist with sleeping difficulties, constipation and colic.
Baby Weaning – for babies 4 – 6 months, information and support on healthy eating led by the health visiting team.
Parents group – time for parents to meet and discuss topical issues and to have a voice in terms of the children centre activities.
Solihull Parenting Programme – a 10 week programme for parents with children aged 0 – 5 years. The programme provides parents with effective ways of improving parent/child relationships and behaviour management.
Smallwood Primary School, Smallwood Road, SW17 0TW (use side entrance on Hazelhurst Rd)
Friendly and welcoming children’s centre with outdoor playground and plenty of activities.
Garratt Park, Siward Road, London SW17 0LA
Great inner sensory room primarily of interest for babies and a good range of toys in the main Centre for older children. Easily accessible loos and change facilities. Pleasant outside area in summer with water toys and lots of trikes/cars etc. Centre is inside Garratt Park, which has good baby swings, and being in the park helps work a trip to the Centre alongside naps and meals.