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Health Guide for Children in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest CCG has developed a downloadable guide, website and app to help parents looks after the health of their children. 'A Parent's guide to Child Health and Common Illnesses’ is packed full of tips to help parents safely manage any worrying symptoms safely at home, and…

Help with childcare costs

There are a number of schemes and support available to help parents pay for the cost of childcare.

Holiday activity programme - Summer

Here you can find a complete listing of exciting activities and events that are running in Waltham Forest throughout the Summer break. There really is something for everyone including amazing arts and crafts, dazzling dramatics and outdoor adventures. We have: FREE family sessions for 5…

Planning for future childcare demand

Help us plan the type of childcare places we will need in the future and where in the borough they should be. Background As more families choose to live in Waltham Forest’s the demand for childcare places is growing.We know that having access to good…

Questions to ask when visiting childcare providers and childminders

Are you looking for a childcare provider but are not sure what you need to know?  We have compiled an easy list of questions so you know exactly what to take into consideration. You can also download a copy of the below questions from the…

Stay 2 Play: free sessions for two-year-olds

Bring your child to a free Stay 2 Play session and join in the fun yourself. Each two-hour session supports your child’s learning through playing with other children alongside their parents or carers. A range of stimulating activities are available at the sessions allowing your…

Watch: Free childcare information videos

Understanding and claiming the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) can be a little confusing. The Education Support Service has produced three short videos below to help you find out more about the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) and how it works in different kinds of…
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