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Groups for Children, Parents and Carers

Dorking Nursery School and Family Centre

Friday Play & Learn

A drop-in session at Dorking Nursery School for families with children aged under 3 years. £2 per family. 

With special thanks to Dorking Nursery School for sponsoring this group.

- Starts back on Friday 10th January at the NEW TIME of 9.15am.

Start Date: 10th January, 20209:15am to 10:45am
January - 31stFebruary - 7th, 14th, 28thMarch - 6th, 13th, 20th, 27thApril - 3rd, 24thMay - 1st, 15th, 22ndJune - 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:15am to 10:45am
Dorking Nursery School

Monday Play & Learn

Join us for a play and learn session at Goodwyns Road, Mondays from 9am to 10.30am.  For families living in our neighbourhood, i.e., Goodwyns, Rough Rew, Flint Hill Close, Chandler Way, Chart Downs and North Holmwood, as well as others living in Clarion housing.

The group is funded by Clarion Futures.

- Starts on Monday 13th January 2020

This used to be the Tuesday Neighbourhood Group.

Start Date: 13th January, 20209:00am to 10:30am
January - 27thFebruary - 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24thMarch - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30thApril - 6th, 13th, 20th, 27thMay - 4th, 11th, 18th, 25thJune - 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Mole Valley Family Centre

Post Natal Depression Support Group

The Cedar House Post Natal depression support group will be back in Dorking on Thursday 9th January.

It will be held at the Nursery School site in West Street most Thursday mornings from 10am to 12pm (term-time only) - dates below.

It provides help and support for anyone who is experiencing low moods, anxiety or postnatal depression. There will be a creche alongside this group but spaces will be limited so advance booking for the creche is essential to ensure we have enough staff available. Cedar House is a specialist charity that provides a confidential and supportive environment to help mothers and their families. 

Please call Liz Wise on 07773 283566 or lwise@talktalk.net to book a place or for more information.

Start Date: 9th January, 202010:00am to 12:00pm
January - 30thFebruary - 6th, 13th, 27thMarch - 26thApril - 2nd
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Dorking Nursery School

Seesaw Baby Group

Run by the Perinatal Mental Health Service on Mondays at Goodwyns Road, 1.00 - 2.30pm.

Speak to your Perinatal Mental Health Nurse for more information. 

Songs and Rhymes

A new group starting at Goodwyns Road on Monday 13th January, for babies from 6 to 18 months old.

11am-11.30am, £1 per child.

Singing and talking to babies helps their brain development and promotes good speech and language skills.

Join us to learn songs and rhymes, use signs and gestures to help your child communicate, try out puppets and instruments to make songs come to life!

Click here for full details

Start Date: 13th January, 202011:00am to 11:30am
January - 27thFebruary - 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24thMarch - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30thApril - 6th, 13th, 20th, 27thMay - 4th, 11th, 18th, 25thJune - 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Mole Valley Family Centre

Starting Solids

Starting Solids 2019-2020

By the Community Nursery Nurses from your local CFSH Surrey, 0-19 Team

Your local 0-19 Team invite you to attend a starting solids group session at a local Children’s Centre in preparation for your baby starting solids. We have sessions every month in Dorking & Leatherhead, and places are limited.
We suggest that you attend a session when your baby is aged between 16-20 weeks old. In preparation for starting solids when your baby is around 26 weeks of age.

Dorking -

Mole Valley Family Centre, Goodwyns Road, Dorking, RH4 2LR - contact the 0-19 Team on 01372 384327 to book a place.

Leatherhead -

Leatherhead Clinic, Poplar Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8SD - contact the 0-19 Team on 01372 384327 to book a place.

Start Date: 20th November, 20191:30pm to 2:30pm
March - 18thMay - 20thJuly - 15thSeptember - 16thNovember - 18th
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Mole Valley Family Centre
Start Date: 22nd October, 20191:30pm to 2:30pm
February - 20thMarch - 26th
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Leatherhead Clinic, Poplar Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8SD
Start Date: 19th November, 201910:00am to 11:00am
April - 21st
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Leatherhead Clinic, Poplar Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8SD

Stay & Create

Run at Goodwyns Road on a Tuesday morning, breakfast is at 9am followed by easy activities to use at home including upcycling and simple crafts. 

Creche space is limited, so advance booking is essential.

To book please call 01306 740095.

The next course starts on Tuesday 7th January 2020.

Wednesday Group

This is a group session held at Goodwyns Road, for families receiving outreach support.

9.30am - 11.00am, starting again on the 8th January 2020.

Please speak to your outreach worker if you would like to attend.