Yearly Archives: 2020


Closure over Christmas – useful information

Christmas and New Year  -  The Family Centre will be closed on Friday 25th December 2020 until Monday 4th January 2021 between Christmas and New Year. Please click on the link below for a list of useful important contact numbers  Christmas closure details R&B

2020-12-18T12:41:42+00:0018 Dec, 2020|

Message from Jane, Centre Manager

Dear All the Red Oak Families, I am writing to inform you all that after seven years I am leaving The Red Oak Family Centre on the 29 January 2021. I have successfully gained a position within Surrey County Council. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here with you all and seeing the transition from [...]

2020-12-09T12:38:25+00:009 Dec, 2020|

We are supporting Stripey Stork’s Santa Stork 2020 Campaign

Due to covid, this year Stripey Stork's Santa Stork campaign is running slightly differently- Let us introduce you to SANTA SHOP! Santa Shop is the new way to pledge a #SantaStork2020 gift. Instead of dropping off physical presents or relying on an Amazon wish list, we are working in partnership with local retailer Toy Barnhaus [...]

2020-11-10T10:32:16+00:0010 Nov, 2020|

We are supporting Stripes4Stripey Day 2020!

On Thursday 18th June 2020 The Red Oak Family Centre took part in supporting Stripey Stork on their Stripes4Stripey Day! Stripey Stork is our local Surrey baby bank.  They collect donations of toys, clothes and other essential items for babies and children and, after checking they meet current UK safety standards, rehome them with local [...]

2020-06-19T08:28:16+00:0019 Jun, 2020|

New Baby Massage Course

VIDEO LINK BABY MASSAGE COURSE A 4 week baby massage course via video conferencing starts on Monday 15th June, with Welcare family centre in Redhill! It is suitable for mums/dads/carers living within East Surrey and with a baby at least 8 weeks old but not yet crawling. It will run on Mondays from 4-5pm. If [...]

2020-06-11T07:14:51+00:0011 Jun, 2020|

Information and support for families

Here at The Red Oak Family Centre we want to continue to help and support families in different ways and ensure you have access to useful information. Have a browse at the wonderful links and resources that we are adding to the website for you all to use. Look under 'Coronavirus - information and support' [...]

2020-05-15T06:43:45+00:0015 May, 2020|

Your Local Community Support Network

Need help_ and support in Merstham. During this difficult time, here is a breakdown of help and support available in the community of Merstham. Please read and keep a note of these vital details and telephone numbers in case you need them.  

2020-05-07T08:23:41+00:007 May, 2020|

September 2020 Primary School places

Primary school places for children starting in September 2020 are announced on Thursday 16th April 2020. If you applied for a place, you will be sent an email after 5pm, on 16th April, from Surrey County Council e-admissions.  The email will explain which school your child has been offered for September 2020. The Red Oak [...]

2020-04-16T09:09:40+00:0016 Apr, 2020|

Child Health Drop-In Clinics

All child health drop-ins, breastfeeding support groups and other group activities are currently not running. However if you need any information or advice concerning your child's development you can still contact the 0-19 child health team on their website link below or contact the Health Visitor Advice Line if you have any questions or concerns. [...]

2020-03-26T09:26:50+00:0026 Mar, 2020|

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We want to reassure our families that the family centre is following the advice of Public Health England (PHE), Department for Education (DfE) and the Local Authority to ensure the health of our whole community, including pupils and staff. For now it continues to be business as usual, and it’s important that we all do our best [...]

2020-03-13T14:35:39+00:0013 Mar, 2020|
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