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Ivydale Children's Centre

Ivydale Road

SE15 3BU

Tel 020 7639 2702 x232


Ann Bernadt Children's Centre

Chandler Way

SE15 6DT

Tel 020 7525 0252


Rye Oak Children's Centre

Whorlton Road

SE15 3PD

Tel 020 3848 5780


Peckham Rye Playroom

Homestall Road, SE22 0SB (near to Harris Girls School entrance and located next to Adventure Playground)

For telephone enquiries please contact Ivydale Children's Centre

Peckham, Peckham Rye & Nunhead New Programme from January 2019

Peckham Rye Playroom Update


The Playroom has now reopened in the new building by the Harris Girl's School Entrance of the park, adjacent to the Adventure Playground and new public toilets.


The regular (term time only) opening days and times are as follows:


Tuesday 1-15pm-3.00pm

Thursday 1.15pm-3.30pm

Peckham Rye Playroom Poster

Baby Group Update

Baby group will be running on Wednesdays from 16th January until 27th March. There will be no sessions during half term.


Leyton Square CC Update

Unfortunately we are still experiencing a number of issues with the building at Leyton Square. Therefore Leyton Square Children's Centre is closed until further notice.

Please continue to check the website / Children's Centre boards for any updates.

Many thanks.

2019 Dates For The Diary:

These dates are subject to change so please do call us for confirmation. 

Ivydale: 020 7639 2702 x232. Ann Bernadt: 020 7525 0252. Rye Oak: 020 3848 5780. 

For enquiries regarding Peckham Rye please call Ivydale.


Weaning Advice

Anna Scott, our Evelina Early Year's Community Dietician contact, will be providing a talk on ‘An Introduction to Solid Foods’ on the following dates:

Ivydale CC: at 1.30pm on Wednesday 6th February 2019. This is a drop-in session.

Ann Bernadt CC: at 10.00am on Wednesday 16th January, 13th February, 13th March and 27th March 2019.


Nutrition Advice Session 

Rye Oak CC: Tuesday 22nd January and 19th March and during Stay & Play from 10.00-12.00pm.

Ann Bernadt CC: Thursday 7th February from 10.00-12.00pm during Stay & Play.

The session will be provided by Anna Scott from The Evelina Early Year's Health Department.


Cook & Taste with Ana De Silva

Ana will be providing children’s group cookery sessions at:

Ivydale CC: Wednesday 23rd January 9.30-11.00am during Stay & Play.

Ann Bernadt CC: Wednesday 16th January and 27th March from 1.00-3.00pm. These sessions will be held in Ann Bernadt Nursery.

Rye Oak CC: Thursday 17th January and 14th February from 1.00-3.00pm.


Speech & Language Therapy

Megan Winters, our Speech & Language Therapist, provides drop-in advice sessions at Ivydale and Ann Bernadt Children's Centres.

Ivydale CC: Wednesday 16th January, 13th February and 20th March from 9.30am-11.00am-with Megan.

Ann Bernadt CC: Tuesday 5th February, Friday 8th February, Friday 15th March and Tuesday 19th March from 10.00-12.00 during Stay & Play.


There will be Speech and Language Health Promotion sessions focusing on your baby's communication development with Megan at:

Ivydale CC: Wednesday 6th & 27th February and 27th March from 1.30pm-3.00pm during Baby Group.


There will be speech and language health promotion sessions focusing on your child's (aged 0-5) communication development with Kate / Megan

Rye Oak: Friday 1st February & 8th March from 10.00-11.30 during Bookstart and Tuesday 12th February & 5th March from 9.45-11.45 during Stay & Play.

Peckham Rye Playroom: Thursday 24th January, Tuesday 29th January, Tuesday 26th February and Thursday 14th March from 1.15-3.00pm during Stay & Play.

Peckham Library: Wednesday 23rd January, 27th February and 27th March from 10.00-11.30am during Bookstart.


Benefits & Tax Credit Advice

Sharon Gunard from Cambridge House Law Centre will visit the centres on the following dates. We recommend pre-booking your 30 minute slot with Sharon.

Ivydale CC: 10.30-12.30

16th January

27th February

3rd April

Ann Bernadt CC: 10.30-12.30

10th January

21st February

11th April

Nell Gwynn Nursery School: 10.00-12.00pm

30th January

13th March


Early Start Drop-in by Health Visitor from Lister Care Clinic

Ann Bernadt CC: Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm (during Stay & Play)

Date TBC

Rye Oak CC: Tuesdays 9.45am-11.45am (during Stay & Play)

Date TBC