About Us

Supporting Families in the Foundation Years

The Weybridge Sure Start Children’s Centre offers many services and opportunities for families with children of 0-5 years. These services represent the core purpose of children’s Centres, as detailed in the Sure Start Children’s Centre Statutory Guidance 2012 “to improve outcomes for young children and their families, with a particular focus on families in greatest need of support, in order to reduce inequalities in child development and school readiness; parenting aspirations, self-esteem and parenting skills; and child and family life chances.” At the heart of our services is a vision of community cohesion; a community where no one is left out, overlooked or isolated.

The Weybridge Sure Start Children’s Centre offers advice and information about:

  • Health and education services
  • Local childcare and school readiness
  • Training and employment opportunities for adults
  • Parenting issues

As well as lots of play for children, our particular focus is on emotional well-being for all members of the family; because when we are emotionally happy people, chances are we will have a happy family life. By caring for each other, sharing with each other and learning together, the centre staff promote an inclusive community where all are welcome. Come and join us!

OUR VISION

Weybridge Sure Start Children’s Centre will have a positive impact on children’s lives by supporting families in its area in caring for each other, sharing with each other and learning together.

OUR ETHOS

We will give every member of every family a warm welcome and we will expect everyone who works in, or visits the centre to treat one and other with respect. All families are unique and that is why centre staff will do everything they can to give every visitor the individual attention they need.

Meet The Team

The Children’s Centre team is dedicated to local families getting the best out of family life and youngsters enjoying the best start in life. We are able to do this because we are energetic and enthusiastic-with a wide range of training, qualifications and experience between us.

  • Becci Rickard
    Becci Rickard Centre Adviser

    Becci is Centre Adviser whilst also delivering a number of groups at the centre. Becci does the planning of all the play sessions, making the sessions purposeful and fun .

    ‘As a mum of a 1 year old I am very up-to-date with what is needed regarding information, advice and support during the transition to family life. As I have recently gone through the process of finding suitable childcare I am an expert by experience and happy to share my learning.’

  • Katie Vinnicombe
    Katie Vinnicombe Outreach Worker

    Katie was the Centre Adviser in her previous role and has lots of local knowledge. Katie is a mum of two children; a boy in junior school and a girl in infants’ school.

    “I provide families with help and support, either in the home or at the centre. Whether you need assistance with benefit advice, school applications or a childcare solution I am here to help with these and lots more.”

  • Daphne Sohl
    Daphne Sohl Centre Leader

    Daphne is a qualified counsellor; her professional background is service orientated and she enjoys making sure the local families are given top quality service at all times.

    “It is my responsibility to ensure that the centre offers what the local families need. Before taking up this post I worked at Cleves school and I have lots of experience of working with children and families.”

  • Steph Cutts
    Steph Cutts Centre Adviser

    Steph is Centre Adviser and helps to deliver a number of groups at the Centre including our play sessions and Post Natal workshops. Steph is a mum of two girls of 4 and 8 years. She also has previous experience of working in Children’s Centre’s.

    ‘‘Being a mum of two young girls, Steph can provide help and information on many aspects of family life. Through her 15yr career experience as a Nursery Nurse in the local area she can support with many areas of early years and the challenges that it presents.’

contact us

Please feel free to contact us directly, via phone or via the web form below…

The Centre

The Churchfield Pavilion,
Churchfield Road,
Weybridge, Surrey,
KT13 8DB