Jump Street launches Tots parties and extra sessions. Jump Street, Colchester’s popular trampoline park, launched Jump Tots sessions for toddlers in March. From 6th June they will be offering Tots birthday parties during these Tots sessions, and rolling out additional Tots sessions in the afternoon. During term time, the ‘Jump Tots’ sessions will take…

Healthwatch Essex – Focus group

Healthwatch Essex would like to know your experiences with PND. Did you think the support from the NHS, after the birth of your baby was adequate? How easy/difficult was it to access support & help? Did you tell anyone, if so who? Did anything stop you from visiting your GP for help? Was your GP…

Oh, Just the School Starting Age Issue. . .

Originally posted on London-on-Toast:
Excerpted from the University of Cambridge article “School Starting Age: the Evidence“: “Earlier this month the “Too Much, Too Soon” campaign made headlines with a letter calling for a change to the start age for formal learning in schools. Here, one of the signatories, Cambridge researcher David Whitebread, from the Faculty…

Colchester Zoo – visit over 270 species.

Colchester Zoo is constantly developing and has won many awards for its work. With over 270 species to see, set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, Colchester Zoo is well worth a visit. As you walk around the zoo there’s plenty of play areas to try out including the brand new indoor soft play area Jungle…

Support the Mumsnet campaign for Better Miscarriage Care

Half of women who miscarry wait 24 hours or more for a scan, and are treated alongside women with healthy pregnancies Mumsnet calls for manifesto commitment on better miscarriage care   Mumsnet, the UK’s biggest website for parents, is today publishing the results of a survey into patients’ care and experiences following miscarriage. Around a…