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Adventure Playgrounds

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016 10:20 Written by Veronika Javorova Sunday, 12 August 2012 21:05

Tags: Children | Parents and Carers | Practitioners | Young People

Lambeth has 16 adventure playgrounds, including one for children with disabilities (Charlie Chaplin).

  
NORMAL OPENING AND CLOSING TIMES:

Dexter Road Adventure Playground opens Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.30pm to 7pm, and Saturdays 11am to 4pm.

Max Roach Adventure Playground opens Thursdays and Fridays 3.30pm to 7pm, and Saturdays 11am to 4pm.

Tulse Hill Adventure Playground  (Managed on behalf of Lambeth Council by High Trees) opens Monday and Thursdays 3.30pm to 7pm.

Streatham Vale Adventure Playground opens Monday 4.30pm to 7.30pm and Saturdays 12pm to 4pm.

Willington Adventure Playground opens Fridays 3.30pm to 7pm.

Kennington Park Centre Adventure Playground (Managed on behalf of Lambeth Council by Unicap) opens during school term Wednesday 3pm to 7pm.

Opens during school holidays Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm.

 

Loughborough Adventure Playground  opens Thursdays and Fridays 3.30pm to 6pm.

Lollard Street Adventure Playgrounds (Managed on behalf of Lambeth Council by Kennington Association) Opens during school term Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3:30pm to 7pm.

Opens during school holidays Monday to Friday 10:30am to 4pm. Closed during bank holidays.

 

If you would like further information about what's on nearby your adventure playground look at the alternative provision in Lambeth by searching this website.

There are 8 adventure playgrounds that are managed by voluntary organisations:

  • Charlie Chaplin Adventure Playground

  • Grove Adventure Playground

  • Oasis Cycle Project and Adventure Playground

  • Slade Gardens Adventure Playground

  • Stewarts Road Adventure Playground

  • Triangle Adventure Playground

  • Blackfriars Play Space

  • PAPA Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay & Play One O'clock Clubs Opening Times

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:18 Written by Administrator Tuesday, 20 March 2012 00:00

Tags: Children | Parents and Carers | Practitioners

Slade Gardens Stay and Play One O’clock Club will be closed untill further notice due to outstanding repairs.  Therefore, no sessions will be taking place.

Norwood One O'clock will be closed on Thursday 22 October and Friday 23 October 2015 and no Children's Centre services or One O'clock Club services will run at the site on these days due to urgent electrical repairs. We apologise for any disappointment, please check our website for updates our opening hours.

 

 

Click on the Stay and Play One O'clock Clubs below for normal opening times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other training

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 14:16 Written by VRD Monday, 12 August 2013 14:18

Training providers
 
There are many high quality training providers. Choose a training provider based on factors such as course relevance, quality, cost and convenience.
We signpost the ones listed here because they are a partner organisation, or have worked with us already, or have been recommended by a reliable source such as another local authority.
 
If you are engaging any trainer or consultant always:take up recent references
  • have an agreement in writing with the learning provider, specifying all costs
  • get information about accreditation in advance
  • make sure you know how to complain if necessary.
 
Safeguarding training
 
Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board training

For information about:

  • a free basic/foundation level e-learning package
  • other e-Learning resources
  • the London Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Training Pack
  • booking onto LSCB courses
  • the LSCB training brochure for 2015/16 click here
 
Inset days on Safeguarding Training
Both our regular Safeguarding trainers can provide Inset days to individual settings.
 
Contact:
 
Common Assessment Framework Training
The Multi Agency Teams (MAT) provide free training to early years and out of school providers. Please   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for all enquiries.
 
Paediatric First Aid
 
Paediatric First Aid training no longer has to be approved by the local authority.
"Paediatric first aid training must be relevant for workers caring for young children and where relevant, babies.... Providers can choose which organisation they wish to provide the training (preferably one with a nationally approved and accredited first aid qualification or one that is a member of a trade body with an approval and monitoring scheme) but the training must cover the course content as for St John Ambulance or Red Cross paediatric first aid training and be renewed every three years" (EYFS, March 2014).
 
Click here for a list of Lambeth recommended paediatric first aid training providers. Our regular training provider, Safe and Sound, offers a 10% discount to all Lambeth providers. Please remember to use the discount code Early555 when you book your place.
 
Many first aid training providers also offer courses in Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Food Safety.
 
Children's Centres
Check whether your local Children's Centre offers any training, support or other resources which you could access.
 
Lambeth Speech and Language Therapy
This service offers training to parents/carers and staff working with children eligible for their services.
Contact Angela Henry: Mary Sheridan Centre for Child Health Tel: 020 3049 6021 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
e-learning links
 
Kwango
Kwango Safeguarding Children training is a free e-learning package available to all Lambeth practitioners click here   
 
National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)
The NDNA Early Years Development Zone includes an online training portal for the early years workforce http://www.ndna.org.uk/quality-training-careers/training/online
 
There are a variety of full-length and shorter courses for managers and practitioners, including the 'let's look at...' series which are bite-sized courses focusing on specific areas of early years practice.
   

What if I am not happy and find it hard to speak up?

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 June 2011 20:44 Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:24

If you are not happy about something and find it hard to speak to your social worker you should try speaking to another adult that can help you.

This could be another adult you trust like your foster carer, key worker, personal advisor, teacher or social care team manager.  If this does not help you can ask for an advocate.