Oxhey Early Years Centre

Eastbury Road, Watford, Herts, WD19 4RL
Tel: 01923 330300        Fax: 01923 330301
Email: pa@oeyc.herts.sch.uk

Head of Centre: Mrs Rachel Fagan

Useful Links


SEND - Support groups for parents caring for children with additional needs and disabilities:

Parent Network Support for SEND Parents


PDF icon Parents Guide to Childcare Choices (6,79MB)



SEND - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) reforms



Early Education - Useful Resources for Parents

Early Education


Watford CAB




Information for Parents and Carers of children with English as an additional language buff.ly/1buK1k9 #FactSheet


Family Lives (@FamilyLives)

10 tips for keeping your divorce out of court ow.ly/t6sD8 #divorce #separation


HAND Newsletter

Information for Parents and Carers of children with special educational and additional needs and disabilities www.handnews.hertscc.gov.uk.


Welcome to the Foundation Years Website

This is an indispensible site to support you as a professional working with children and families in the foundation years. http://www.foundationyears.org.uk


New helpline unites charities and groups

HertsHelp is an initiative of the council and NHS Hertfodshire. The service is hosted by Herts-based information, advice and advocacy charity, POhWER. Whatever the question or problem, there is just one phone number to ring - 0300 1234 044 (local call rate).

If your child has never had an MMR vaccination or only one dose please contact your GP and arrange an appointment - it does not matter how old your child/teenager is, it is very important they have the vaccination and are fully protected against measles.


Information on measles

including symptoms and exclusion periods is available at: www.nhs.uk/conditions/Measles/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Please read the following Information:

PDF icon MMR Letter (134KB)

PDF icon Measles FAQ (134KB)

PDF icon Measles Factsheet (134KB)



is staffed by trained volunteers who know what parenting is like.there is onlineadvice, peer support and information on all aspects of family life. The free and confidential helpline to anyone caring for a child is www.familylives.org.uk. parentline, free 24 hour confidential helpline is 0808 800 2222.


NHS Change4Life Website - Information about family health, healthy eating and active living.


PDF file Watford Surestart Dads Group (574KB)

Useful website for Dads http://www.dad.info/


Ofsted Outstanding 2011/12 - Daycare Ofsted Outstanding 2012/2013 - Nursery