Where Are We?
Histon Early Years Centre is situated in the middle of the villages of Histon and Impington on the corner of New School Road just across the road from the Infants School. The building was completed in 2005, and is an extension and refurbishment of the old nursery school building, which dates from 1960.
What Do We Do?
Histon Early Years Centre serves the needs of children 0-5 years, and their families throughout The Villages Children Centre reach area.
At the Centre we provide an integrated service of education and child care through Little Owls for 1 year olds to school entry and a Maintained Local Authority Nursery School offering NEF funded sessions for 3 to 4 year olds and funded 2 year old places.
Little Owls offers 48 weeks per year, 08:00 - 18:00 from 1 year of age.
Nursery School offers term-time only NEF funded places, 09:00 - 15:00 (inclusive of a paid lunch), from the term after your child becomes 3.
Woodpeckers@Little Owls, adhering to Little Owls Terms and Conditions, offers term-time only various bookings based around your nursery sessions (08:00 - 09:00 / 15:00 - 18:00), for a minimum one term basis.
Holiday Play Scheme is available during holiday periods and can be applied for, dependent upon availability.
We offer a range of family activities, known as ‘outreach programmes’ for all families within the reach area.
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- locally run groups for parents, carers, babies and toddlers
- access to midwifery and health visitor services via our joint clinic sessions
- booked ophthalmic sessions
- drop in speech and language advice sessions
- home visiting support
- parenting programmes
- new parent opportunities, including feeding support
- baby massage
- infant yoga
- sing and sign
- mobile and centre based toy libraries
- dad's play
- professional training and adult lifelong learning
- Family Forums
- Parent Craft Service
- Access and sign posting to Job Centre Plus
- Career and financial advice services
We are a Special Educational Needs hub for the area and support specific programmes of play for children with additional needs and offer drop-in opportunities for parents and carers
If you require a paper copy of any of the information on this website it will be provided free of charge.