Discovery Children's Centre
T: 020 8311 5491
Battery Road, SE28 0JN
Greenmead Children's Centre
Office opening hours 9.30am-12pm and 1.00-5pm, term-time only
T: 020 8320 1618
Greenmead Community Centre, Lime Row off Yarnton Way, DA18 4HW
Monday to Friday 8.45am to 11.45am
T: 020 8317 0809
Whinchat Road, Thamesmead, SE28 0EA
Young Foundations pre-school
T: 020 8312 4700
Emmanuel Church, Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, DA18 4DR
10 Kellner Road, West Thamesmead, London, SE28 0AX
Breakfast and after school clubs
Happy Herons After School Club
T: 020 8317 0809 (Kelly Stedman)
Heronsgate Primary School, Whinchat Road, SE28 0EA
3:30pm – 6pm
The Children’s Information Service (CIS) lists childcare, out-of-school clubs and early years education. It can also help you if you would like to pursue a childcare career in the Thamesmead area.
There’s a CIS for Greenwich and Bexley and each lists opening times, locations and prices. CIS can also advise you on getting help with your childcare costs.
T:020 8856 5398
T: 020 8921 6921
Bexley College, Holly Hill Campus
Offers a number of Access and vocational courses such as plumbing, health and social care and computing courses.
T: 01322 404000
Upper Holly Hill Road, DA17 6JG
Greenwich Community College
Courses in business, counselling, hospitality and catering, hair and beauty and health and social care.
T: 020 8331 9000
Plumstead Centre, 95 Plumstead Road, SE18 7DQ
Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB)
GLLaB is the council's local labour initiative to help local people access training and jobs. It provides information, advice and guidance, skills and job brokerage services.
T: 020 8921 2440
Calderwood St, SE18 6QW
The Learning Centre, Bexley
Courses such as animal-care, photography, history and psychology. There are four campuses in the area, but the closest one to Thamesmead is on Brampton Road.
T: 020 3045 5176
5 Brampton Road, DA7 4EZ
North Kent College
Higher education college with campuses across the region.
T: 01322 629400
North Kent College, Oakfield Lane, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2JT