Here you will find out things we need to let you know about such as holiday information, last minute announcements and reminders.
This year we entered the Sheffield Star Education Awards for the very first time and are absolutely delighted to let you know that we won! Ellesmere Children's Centre was nominated by several parents and supporters and what they all had to say blew the
In December 2014, the day before Christmas Eve! The centre had its latest Ofsted inspection. Management and staff were elated to find out in January 2015, that we had received the highest possible standard of Ofsted Outstanding. This is an amazing achievement. It makes Ellesmere the only registered, Early Years provider to have received this accolade in the local area.
Filial Therapy is a special kind of play therapy that closely involves parents and carers. In keeping with our service ethics the new Centre will provide
trans-cultural play therapy for local families with children aged 3—11; in time we hope it will become a City-wide service.
Filial Therapy usually lasts between 3—6 months but may last longer with follow up sessions. The therapy is taught to parents and followed through with support from a trained professional and can be provided in various ways to meet the circumstances of
the child and parent/carer.
We plan to introduce 30 weeks of Intensive Interaction for children with Social Communication Difficulties.
This is a specialised pilot to address the identified needs of local children in the area around their personal and social development and integration into the community and the education systems.
These sessions will be led by a Speech and Communications Specialists supported by a Teaching Assistant,using rooms at the Children's Centre.
The project aims to educate and inform parents about the importance of children eating healthy, being physically active through dance and improving diet with support.
The UK has the highest rate of child obesity in Western Europe 1 in 3 children are obese or overweight before their 5th birthday. Children starting from pre-school age spend many hours in front of the TV, playing on computer games.
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