Visit Our Centres
Our unique and specialist Centres are located in the heart of London, Canada Water and in the North of England, Huddersfield close to the M62. Packed with innovative ideas to inspire best practice in EYFS & KS1, they are a vital destination for practitioners across the country. The Centres are open to visit free of charge throughout the year and you are welcome to call in if you are nearby, or if you are traveling quite a distance its best to phone ahead to make arrangements.
You will find a highly informative interactive environment to look around with ideas for your classroom, lots of display ideas and an exhibition of children’s work to inspire you – and an amazing Resource Shop with high quality, books, play resources and educational artefacts. We also have plenty of space to relax and light refreshments are available throughout the day in our cafes.
To arrange a visit please phone on 01422 311 314 or email:
Centre Opening Times
Northern Centre, Monday to Friday (9.00am – 5.00pm).
London Centre, Monday to Friday (9.00am – 5.00pm).
Saturday & Sunday (closed)– Open on selected Saturdays.
Closed on Bank Holidays.
Christmas & New Year Closure
The London Centre closes on Wed 19th Dec.
The Northern Centre closes on Thu 20th Dec.
Both the London and Northern Centres will reopen on Mon 7th Jan 2019.
‘Visiting the Centre has been a fantastic eye-opening day. We are feeling very excited about using our new knowledge and stimuli to build on our environments and teaching.’
Hire Our Flexible Space
Our Huddersfield and London Centres have many rooms available to hire for your own events.More info
Take a Tour of Our Centres
Take a tour of our inspiring Centres and view all of the different areas each Centre has to offer, including the model classrooms, galleries and resource shops.Email Philippa
Relax in Our Café
Make the most of your visit and enjoy the delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes available in our café throughout the day.View menu
Attend a Learning Walk
Book a 45 minute tour focusing on developing an enabling environment and the principles of working with continuous provision in EY and KS1. You will gain practical advice and support for your own practice.More info
Book a Surgery
Book a two hour surgery with one of our curriculum consultants that enables individuals or teams to focus on developing and improving practice, discussing concerns or planning next steps.More info