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The Red Kite Children's Centre

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The Red Kite Children’s Centre is located on the St Mary’s Junior School Site in Shinfield

Services have been developed to meet the needs of the local community and include the full range of health, education and parenting support.

Activities include painting, drawing, play dough, home corner, sand tray, story time and songs.

Sessions include:

  • Play and Learn for children under 5 years of age
  • Baby Play for pre-walkers
  • Health Reviews (appointments only)
  • Support for additional needs

Keep up to date with all of our sessions at the Brambles Hub, by viewing our latest timetable (PDF)

Booking Required for all sessions

Sessions can be booked 24 hours in advance (1 working day) by telephoning your local centre between 9.30am and 4pm.

Sessions that run on Monday should be booked on the preceding Friday.


Service provided by Wokingham Borough Council

Who to contact

Contact Name
Beccy Franklin
Contact Position
Centre Manager
01189 088 181
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Where to go

The Red Kite Children's Centre
(Situated with in St Mary's Junior School grounds) Chestnut Crescent

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Monday to Thursday 8.30am until 4.30pm

Friday from 8.30am until 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

Please check our timetable for current sessions.

All sessions must be booked.

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

Sensory Room
Wheelchair access
Premises on a bus route
Outdoor Play Area
Indoor Play Area
Baby change facilities
Easy Access for Prams and Buggies
Accessible toilet
Free Parking
Changing Places Toilet
Additional Information

Parking is available in the local residential area only.

We request that all parents and carers attending the Centres park considerately and not block driveways or cause an obstruction to residents. Please ensure you are not parking in residential allocated parking spaces or blocking the garages.

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
Families with children under 5
Eligibility Criteria

Out of area residents: Wokingham Borough Council Sure Start Children's Centres are for Wokingham Borough families only.   If you live outside of the area, please visit your local centre who will be very happy to assisst. 

Compliments, complaints and comments

How to complain

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs

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Chill Out Group - Autism Spectrum Conditions (0 - 18 years)

Data last checked: 01/04/2022
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