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Hornsey Road Children's Centre

Hornsey Road Children's Centre provides the full range of childcare, family support and out-reach services in the Holloway area. The Children's Centre employs family support workers, community link workers and fathers' workers.

More information on Bright Start services for families with children under 5, including the timetable of local and online activities.

Healthy Start vitamins are available to collect here.

Hornsey Road Children's Centre provides free early learning places and childcare, following Islington's charging policy which outlines the subsidised fee structure.

Contact us to book a tour of the Children's Centre on the last Friday of every month, 10.25-11.30am. 

You can contact the Family Information Service for further information about applying for free early learning and other support to help you with childcare fees; 020 7527 5959;

Who to contact

Contact Name
Indira Vyas
Contact Position
Children's Centre Manager
020 7527 2005 020 7527 2005
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8, Tiltman Place
N7 7EN

Time / date details

Opening times/date
Childcare, 8am to 6pm; Family support and outreach enquiries 9am to 5pm.

Other Details

Age Ranges

Childcare services are for children aged 6 months to 4 years

Cost Details
There is a charge for children under 3 and for those 3- and 4-year-olds who stay longer than the free education hours. See Islington Council Charging policy
Who is this service for?
Everyone living in Islington who cares for a child under 5
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required
Additional Languages
Bengali, Turkish, Somali

Childcare Information

2 year old funding
3 & 4 year old funding (15 hours)
3 & 4 year old funding (30 hours)
Tax-free childcare

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Our setting welcomes children with SEND and we are committed to working with parents and other professionals to provide good inclusive practice. Our Islington link Area SENCO provides us with support, advice and training re children with SEND.

Our SENCO has a MA in early childhood studies and she has attended training on children with educational needs for example: Autism, down syndrome, communication and language delay.

Not all staff have received the pecs level one training, however our SENCO and the support worker who supports our children with complex needs have both received the pecs training. 

We have experience of working with children with wide range of needs including Autism, down syndrome, global developmental delay, communication and language delay, trauma and other emotional needs.  

We provide a high quality curriculum which is inclusive and accessible to all children. We remove educational barriers for the children with SEND by putting in place a short term plan which is enable through the graduated approach. We valued children and their parent’s voices when formulating the short term plan.
We also run language group for children who may experience some communication and language or emotional needs, in addition we deliver attention builder which is an evidence based intervention support for children with Autism spectrum condition.

We work closely with other professionals to ensure that our families receive the appropriate services for example, the speech and language therapist,  clinical psychologist; educational psychologist; occupational therapist, health visitors, Social Communication Team; Early Years Development Team and outreach Services.

Ofsted Information

Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 

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