Anglesey Flying Start

Last updated: November 15, 2017

About Anglesey Flying Start

Anglesey Flying Start is a programme that can support you with health advice, learning skills, parenting support and practical ideas to help you guide your children towards a brighter future.

Children up to 3 years 11 months may be eligible.

Anglesey Flying Start brings together a number of agencies, be they midwives, health visitors, childcare providers, social care professionals, language and play co-coordinators and others whose main task is to ensure that all Flying Start children have a flying start in life by developing their language, emotional, physical and social skills to make sure that they are ready to start school.

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What is available through Flying Start?

1. Free quality part-time childcare for 2 – 3 year olds in one of our Flying Start childcare settings.

2. Intensive Health Visiting support. The support offered might include – assessing your child’s development, and providing support to address needs, baby massage, infant nutrition, maternal mental health, immunisations, dental health, advice and assistance from a Speech and Language Therapist (SaLT).

3. Parenting programmes. Which can include a range of programmes or individual support to help parents/carers with how to play with your child, how to help your child to learn, building a parent’s confidence to handle a child’s behaviour. Other parenting programmes offered include numeracy, literacy and communication skills, as well as understanding nutrition and healthy eating and child development – some of these may even lead to a recognised qualification.

4. Basic Skills – Language and Play (LAP) and Numeracy and Play (NAP) courses are available in all 4 areas to enable parent’s to help their child’s language/numeracy development through craft activities and play sessions.

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The above support may be offered in a family or group context.

For further information please contact the Flying Start team on 01407 767 786 or email flyingstart@anglesey.gov.uk

Who is this for?

Flying Start is a targeted programme, which means that it is only available in 4 geographic areas on the Isle of Anglesey. A strict postcode eligibility criteria does apply. To find out whether Flying Start operates in your area please phone the Flying Start Team.

Children up to 3 years 11 months may be eligible.

If you’re not eligible for Flying Start then please contact Anglesey Family Information Service for further information.

Works with

Childcare / Health and well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support

Anglesey Flying Start

01407 767 786

flyingstart@anglesey.gov.uk

Lifelong Learning Dept.,
Jesse Hughes Centre,
Kingsland Road,
Holyhead,
LL65 2SY

Office Hours

Monday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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