This week at the
Children’s Centre

Good Morning
Katesgrove Children’s Centre
Bumps, babes and beyond (0-1yr)
Under 5’s lunch club (0-5yr)

Katesgrove Children’s Centre
Baby Weigh In clinic (0-5yr)
9.30 – 11.00am
East Reading Children’s Centre
Open Morning (0-5yrs) ~ 10.00-11.30am
These sessions are delivered from Sunstreet Community Centre
Hamilton Road Children’s Centre
Stay and Play (0-5yr) 10.00-11.30am

Katesgrove Children’s Centre
Tot’s on Wednesday (0-5yr)
Hamilton Road Children’s Centre
Bumps, babes and beyond (0-1yr) 10.00-11.30am

East Reading Children’s Centre
Thursday Fun
10.00-11.00 ~ Story and songs
11.15-12.00 ~ Dance session
12.00-12.30 ~ Lunch Club
12.30-1.45 ~ Stay and Play
These sessions are delivered from Sun Street Community Centre

East Reading Children’s Centre
Bumps, babes and beyond (0-1yr) 9.30-11.15am
Baby Weigh In (0-5yr) 9.30–11.00am
These sessions are delivered from Sun Street Community Centre
Katesgrove Children’s Centre
Twins Club (0-5yr and older siblings welcome)


Within East Reading there are three children’s centres offering a wide range of activities, advice and support to local families.

Our centres are called East Reading, Hamilton Road and Katesgrove, each of them providing a wealth of opportunities for the whole family with children aged 0-5, so pop along and find out what’s available in your area.


Your Reading Children’s Centre Services are changing

We asked for your views on proposals for remodelling our Children’s Centre Services as increased budget pressures mean we need to look at delivering services differently.

There was general agreement from your responses that the reduced resources available to Children’s Centre Services should be directed at the most vulnerable families through offering a more targeted service.
Our family activity programmes, currently being offered across Reading, will see the biggest changes from 1 October:

  • The existing programme will be running for the remainder of the term
  • The summer programme will shortly be available for the school holidays
  • During September some term time activities will return until 30th September
  • From 1st October 2017 the new Reading Children’s Centre service will begin

For further information please ask your local Children’s Centre and keep checking the Family Information Service website for other community services and updates.

To see the feedback from the consultation please visit:

Children's Centres Survey 2015



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