On week beginning the 4th July Stockport’s Start Well Week Of Action will be taking place to support your child’s learning and development in the early years. There will be a week of virtual live events, top tips and short videos on Facebook, story & rhyme times, information sessions and much more for you to attend free of charge. To book on click on the link next to each event below.

Week of Action schedule
Week of Action schedule


Download the timetable (with event links)

Monday 4th July 2022

Get to Know Your Baby Before Birth with Stockport Midwives

9.30am-10.00am

Join us to find out how to get to know your baby better in the womb, help grow your baby’s brain & give your baby the best start in life.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/get-to-know-your-baby-before-birth-with-stockport-midwives-tickets-347819727167

StoryTime

11.00am-11.30am

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Stockport Midwives & Dad Matters

11.00-12.30pm

Come and join us to learn about how you and your baby work together during the different stages of labour.

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE at Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/you-your-baby-birth-with-stockport-midwives-dad-matters-tickets-347844852317

Understanding Your Child

13.00pm-14.30pm

An introduction to Solihull Approaches for Stockport parents / carers of children under 5 years of age.

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https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/understanding-your-child-tickets-323096559507

Stay and Play – Brinnington

13.00 – 14.30

Come and join our Early Years Workers for a stay and play session and tips on how to support your child’s development.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stay-and-play-brinnington-startwell-centre-05072022-tickets-368446913637

StoryTime

14.00 – 14.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Tuesday 5th July 2022

Stay and Play – Adswood

9.30 – 11.00

Come and join our Early Years Workers for a stay and play session and tips on how to support your child’s development.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stay-and-play-abacus-startwell-hub-5th-july-tickets-368454406047

Rhyme Time

10.00 – 10.30

Come and join Joanne Oldham and Louise Artingstall for a rhyme time session!

For parents/carers and children under 5 years. Book on for FREE.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-session-rhyme-time-tuesday-5th-july-tickets-362904445967

Amazing Babies

10.00 – 11.00

Join our Infant Parent Service to learn more about how a baby’s brain develops and how we can help to build it (content of session may vary)

This session is aimed at Stockport parents and carers from conception to children age 2 years.

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/amazing-babies-5th-july-tickets-323099789167

Footy Tots

10.00 – 11.00

Footy tots session to support your child’s physical development delivered by Stockport County Coaches.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/footy-tots-tickets-368572559447

Mini Movers

11.30 – 12:30

Session provided by the Life Leisure Team for parents with children age 0 to starting school (babes in arms welcome) promoting child-led play and enabling children to develop their movement and social skills.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mini-movers-tickets-368203977007

StoryTime

11.00 – 11.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Breastfeeding Workshop

11.30 – 12:30

Join our Infant Feeding Team for lots of advice and tips around breastfeeding.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breastfeeding-workshop-tickets-347865193157

Top Tips to Support Your Child’s Physical Development

13.00 – 14.30

Join our Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to learn about physical development and discover how to support your child in this area.

For Stockport parents & carers of children age 9 months to 5 years.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-your-childs-physical-development-tickets-347873056677

StoryTime

14.00 – 14.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Parenting Stall Brinnington Startwell

13.00 – 16.00

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Wednesday 6th July 2022

Makaton Monthly

9.30 – 10.30

We are here to show you ways to implement Makaton in to your every day talking, activities, stories and songs! The topics and activities covered will change each month. We can’t wait for you to join us!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/makaton-monthly-holidays-tickets-266913203577 Password is REDROCK

Little Eaters

09.30 – 10.30

Are you a Stockport parent or carer confused about when to start introducing solid foods to your baby? Are you unsure about what and how much to give them?

Find answers to these questions and more by joining the Start Well Stockport Early Years Workers for our ‘Little Eaters’ session for lots of advice and guidance on introducing solid foods to your baby.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/little-eaters-with-start-well-stockport-tickets-347878533057

Mini Movers

11.30 – 12.30

This session is aimed at parents with children age 0 to starting school (babes in arms welcome).

Session provided by the Life Leisure Team for parents with children age 0 to starting school (babes in arms welcome) promoting child-led play and enabling children to develop their movement and social skills.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mini-movers-tickets-368243876347

Safer Sleep and Little Sleepers

12.00 – 13.00

SAFER SLEEP : Advice and support from our Health Visitors on safer sleep for Stockport parents / carers pre-birth to children aged 12 months. LITTLE SLEEPERS – Are you a parent or carer struggling with getting your little one to settle at bedtime?

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE at Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/safer-sleep-and-little-sleepers-6th-july-tickets-347888703477

StoryTime

14.00 – 14.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Parental Headspace

13:00 – 14:00

Some information that may be helpful, a little bit of chat and a lot of ideas. This session is aimed at anyone caring for children/young people and who are feeling stressed or wobbly either now or at times. By coming together virtually and sharing ideas ( but you don’t need to chat if you don’t feel like it!) sometimes things don’t seem so daunting.

This session is aimed at anyone caring for children/young people.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-parental-headspace-6th-july-tickets-368470785037

Thursday 7thJuly 2022

Top Tips to Talking

09.30 – 11.00

Join our Speech and Language Therapists who will be sharing top tips to support your child’s speech and language skills during play and everyday routines.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/top-tips-to-talking-tickets-347933477397 

Emotional Regulation 

09.00 – 11.00

Do you struggle when your child has a meltdown? Join our Parenting Team for advice on how to help your child stay calm and understand why this happens.

This session is aimed at Stockport parents / carers of children up to age 10 years.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emotional-regulation-tickets-347937589697 

StoryTime 

10.30 – 11.00

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

StoryTime 

11.00 – 11.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

StoryTime 

14.00 – 14.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Ready Steady Nursery 

14.00 – 15.30

This session is aimed at Children ready to start at a Childminder, nursery or preschool.
Is your child ready to start at a Childminder, nursery or preschool? 

Join us to
• find out what early education and childcare settings are available

• Hear what you can expect from a setting
• Explore what you need to think about when your child is starting in a setting

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE at Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ready-steady-nursery-7th-july-tickets-368787662827

Friday 8th July 2022

Rhyme Time

10.00 – 10.30

Come and join Joanne Oldham and Louise Artingstall for a Rhyme Time session!

This session is aimed at parents/carers and children under 5 years Book on for FREE.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/virtual-session-rhyme-time-8th-july-tickets-368793720947

Being a Parent Bitesize

10.00 – 11.30

This session is aimed at parents / carers of children age 2 – 11 years. 

Join our volunteer Parent Group Leaders for a virtual introduction to our Empowering Parents Empowering Communities (EPEC) parenting courses which are delivered by parents from your own community. This session offers practical communication for everyday life and bringing up confident, happy and co-operative children.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/being-a-parent-bitesize-8th-july-2022-tickets-297993395267

StoryTime

10.30 – 11.00

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities

Supporting Children who start to stammer

11.00 – 12.00

A brief discussion of why a child may begin to stammer, ideas of how best to support them and information and when/how to refer to the Speech Therapy Team.

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE at Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supporting-children-who-start-to-stammer-8th-july-tickets-368797552407

StoryTime

14.00 – 14.30

Get more information about this event and book on for FREE.

https://www.stockport.gov.uk/events/tag=childrens%20library%20activities