Welcome to Surestart Exeter Children’s Centres
We’re here to help local families within the Whipton, Beacon Heath and Heavitree and Polsloe areas in Exeter with under fives by providing information, advice and services. We are also here to help you with returning to work, finding childcare, family support, family health, and much more. On this website you can discover more about the activities, services and information we offer; including links to lots of useful websites.
⚠️⚠️⚠️Due to adverse weather conditions – All groups cancelled today, Monday 19th March. We’re sorry to do this and don’t take decisions like this lightly however we must put safety first. The advice from the met office is to not travel unless necessary!⚠️⚠️⚠️
Please note that we have had to close all our services for Beacon Heath, Heavitree and Polsloe and Whipton and close our Children’s Centre at Whipton and Beacon Heath. All groups have been CANCELLED today because of adverse weather conditions.
No Chatting Matters and Antenatal at Whipton and Child Heath Clinic, Baby Massage and Stay and Play at Beacon Heath.
If you are concerned about a child or young person in Devon and want to speak to someone contact our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 155 1071 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and give as much information as you can. Please let your friends know, (just in case they do not follow our Facebook page) – stay safe and warm!
BEDTIME STORY WINNER: THE MOON MAN (HARDBACK)
THE WINNER OF BOOK PEOPLE’S BEDTIME STORY COMPETITION, ISABEL HARRIS’ THE MOON MAN IS AN EXCITING BOOK AND TRULY IS ONE OF A KIND. IT TELLS THE TALE OF TWO SETS OF ANIMAL FRIENDS WHO VIEW A SCARECROW IN VERY DIFFERENT WAYS…
Book People asked children aged between 5 and 11 to let their imaginations run wild and write a picture book of between 200 and 800 words based around animals. This fantastic story, chosen by a panel of celebrity parents and publishing experts and illustrated by Ada Grey, is the judges’ favourite and is perfect for reading at bedtime.
Sold exclusively at BookPeople.co.uk, proceeds from this book will be donated to Action for Children, a UK charity which provides vital services, support and campaigns for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.
To Buy this book today from Book People click here
WHIPTON CHILDREN’S CENTRE SENSORY ROOM
The sensory room at Whipton is available to hire in hour slots, however due to the location of the room the times of booking are very varied so contact us on 01392 464754 and talk to reception who would be able to advise you on booking of the room.
We ask a donation of £1.00 per family * please note that there is a maximum number of 4 allowed in the room at one time due to the size of the room
SERVICE CONTACT DETAILS
Our Central Office for the 3 centre’s is at Whipton Children’s Centre
You can write to us:
Whipton Children’s Centre
Phone us: 01392 464754
WHIPTON CHILDREN’S CENTRE OPENING TIMES
Monday 9:00 -17:00
Tuesday 9:00 -17:00
Wednesday 9:00 -17:00
Thursday 9:00 -17:00
Friday 9:00 -16.30