The Red Oak Sure Start Children’s Centre

The Red Oak Sure Start Children’s Centre is open 8am-6pm Monday- Friday (8.30am-4.30pm during school holidays) and has been rated by Ofsted as ‘good’.

Based on the site of Furzefield Primary school, we are at the heart of the Merstham community and are a ‘one-stop shop’ for children under 5 and their families. We provide advice, information, support, courses, activities and more. We also have an onsite preschool.

Our area primarily covers Merstham, Bletchingley, Nutfield and South Nutfield, although families from anywhere are welcome to access our services and activities. Priority when needed, will be given to families inside our reach area.

Please send us your feedback on any activities or groups you have attended at the Children’s Centre, as this will help us make sure we’re providing the right services as well as where we need to improve.

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We are recruiting!

We are recruiting for the following role Tea time support staff in the preschool. For more information on any of these roles please check out our vacancies page.

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The consultation regarding the future of Children’s Centres in Surrey opens today. 37 Centres are earmarked for closure across the county. The Red Oak Children’s Centre has been highlighted as a Centre that may stay open however we need the council to know how much the community uses and needs the centre to stay open for the benefit of all families both now and in the future.

Please complete the short survey either online or pop into the centre if you would like to complete a hard copy. (the survey covers all of Surrey so just click through to Reigate & Banstead where you will find The Red Oak. The consultation will be live until 4th January 2019.

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