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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


Leyton Square Children's Centre

Leyton Square Gardens

Maismore Street

SE15 6TP

For telephone enquiries please contact Ann Bernadt Children's Centre


Peckham Rye Playroom

Strakers Road

SE15 3UA

For telephone enquiries please contact Ivydale Children's Centre


Peckham Rye Playroom Update


The Playroom will be reopening for Stay & Play sessions on Tuesday 6th November!


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


Tuesday 1-15pm-3.00pm

Thursday 1.15pm-3.30pm


The new Playroom is located by the Harris Girl's School Entrance of the park, adjacent to the Adventure Playground and new public toilets.

Peckham Rye Playroom Poster

Peckham, Peckham Rye & Nunhead New Programme September 2018

Baby Group Update

Baby group will be running on Wednesdays from 26th September until 12th December. There will be no sessions during half term.

Please note that the session times have been amended slightly.

Ann Bernadt CC 9.45am-11.30am

Ivydale CC 1.30pm-3.00pm

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.

2018 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 1.00pm on Wednesday 5th December. This is a drop-in session.

Ann Bernadt CC: at 10.00am on Wednesday 10th October, 31st October, 14th November and 12th December 2018.


Nutrition Advice Session 

Rye Oak CC: Tuesday 30th October and 11th December during Stay & Play from 10.00-12.00pm and 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 28th November from 9.30-11.00am during Stay & Play.

Ann Bernadt CC: Wednesday 10th October, 14th November, 12th December from 1.00-3.00pm. These sessions will be held in Ann Bernadt Nursery.

Rye Oak CC: Thursday 11th October from 1.00-3.00pm.


Speech & Language Therapy

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

Ivydale CC: Wednesday 17th October, 21st November and 19th December from 9.30am-11.00am-with Megan.

Ann Bernadt CC: Tuesday 9th October, 20th November and 4th December from 10.00-11.00am with Emma. Plus Thursday 11th October & 19th November, also with Emma.


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

Ivydale CC: Wednesday 17th October from 1.00pm-2.30pm during Baby Group.

Ann Bernadt CC: Wednesday 17th October and 28th November 9.45am-11.30am 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 CC: Friday 12th October, 9th November and 14th December from 10.00am-11.30am during Bookstart. Also, Tuesday 30th October, 20th November and 4th December during from 9.45am-11.45am Stay & Play.

Peckham Library: Wednesday 8th October and 19th November 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

3rd October (apologies was moved from 10th October 2018)

21st November 2018

Ann Bernadt CC: 10.30-12.30

2nd October 2018

13th November 2018

Nell Gwynn Nursery School: 10.00-12.00pm

31st October 2018

5th December 2018


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