South division

Pre-school Learning Alliance South Division

50 Featherstone Street

London

EC1Y 8RT

Tel: 020 7697 2599

Fax: 020 7700 1324

Email: southdivision@pre-school.org.uk

South Division

We establish strong links with Local Authorities, Partners and other organisations in the division to develop our subcommittees by:

  • Growing local membership
  • Networking and supporting local childcare providers
  • Seeking new business opportunities
  • Providing support for local families

South Division covers:

  • Kent
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
  • Southampton
  • Hampshire
  • Portsmouth
  • Isle of Wight
  • Jersey and Guernsey
  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Barnet and Enfield
  • Bexley
  • Bromley
  • Croydon
  • Ealing
  • Greenwich
  • Harrow and Brent
  • Havering
  • Hillingdon
  • Hounslow

Inner London North

  • Camden
  • Islington
  • Hackney
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Haringey

Inner London West

  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Kingston and Richmond
  • Lambeth and Wandsworth
  • Lewisham
  • Merton
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Southwark
  • Sutton
  • Waltham Forest
  • Westminster

Activities

In South Division we provide a range of services including:

For Members and Volunteers:

  • Free E-newsletters to members
  • Advice and guidance to member settings
  • Hosting local meetings for member settings, also known as Professional Development Networks
  • Hosting Divisional Council members meetings for all of our local representatives, giving the opportunity to discuss government strategy and local issues affecting settings
  • Advertise and provide training opportunities
  • Provide consultation and charity advice, either directly or through signposting.

Business services

We:

  • Provide a range of early help and support services to Local Authorities, for example, healthy eating groups for families, Play Development Services, SENd support for families
  • Provide Childcare services for families
  • Offer Bespoke, competitively priced support packages offering both Business and Practice based support to childcare providers
  • Offer Bespoke, competitively priced, support services for Childminders
  • Offer Consultancy services for Childcare providers
  • Offer Start up support for Baby and Toddler groups
  • Manage our own Direct Service Provision of nurseries and Pre-schools
  • Manage our own Children centres and Family centres
  • Provide a vast range of training, from briefing sessions, to workshops as well as accredited training and qualifications.

Other services

  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Peer support for both parents and childcare providers
  • Family Learning
  • Literacy projects
  • Support for stay and play and Baby and toddler groups
  • English as an additional language support
  • Support for those entering the childcare sector
  • Provide support and work with a range of professionals including speech and language, Health teams, Local Authorities and many more.