Creative, friendly, unique.

A special place to learn and play.


Parents Information

Layham Playgroup CIO

Layham Village Hall, Church Lane, Lower Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5LZ

Tel: 07999 866419

Registered charity: 1160254, Ofsted Registered EY498133,

PLA Member (Pre-school Learning Alliance)

Coronavirus help and guidance

During this time of such uncertainty we have put together the following information to try to offer you some assistance….

For the latest guidance and advice locally see

Suffolk Info Link

This current situation can bring additional financial worry, The Money Advice Service has put together some guidance you might find helpful due to the coronavirus outbreak


‘This  is a short film to help explain PPE to children

Child guide to PPE

For government advice for parents, please see

Parents advice

The Children's Commissioner has produced a booklet that families may find helpful, the link is below…

Childs guide to coronavirus

Family life

To find advice and support to help your child development

Suffolk Parent Hub

For tips, features on your child's development Family Corner by The Early Years Alliance offers support and guidance for families

Early Years Alliance

For activities and play ideas to help develop your childs communication skills see

Tiny Happy People

The Hungry Little Minds website has fun activities and short video clips


The Toddle About Suffolk magazine lists what’s happening in the area:-

Toddle About        

Ideas for meals times

Change 4 Life site has a section of family meals made easy


 For ideas on weaning head to the Family Corner


For help with fussy eaters see

How to handle meal times


The Child Accident Prevention Trust has safety advice, such as preventing chocking ,garden and toy safety


Healthy sleeping tips for children from the NHS

NHS-Healthy sleeping

For information on children teeth and oral health

Oral health foundation

Well being

Every mind matters, is a NHS website offer advice and support for your well being, see also Suffolk Wellbeing support

If you are worried about yourself, or your family, or friends  ‘Mind’ has advice on support  Mind

As we rely so much more on the internet to stay connected, please also be aware of cyber criminals SWGfl have produced some advice to guide you


If you need to speak with someone in confidence     0344 411 1444    Confidential advice    02392 827 026    Relationship support  For safeguarding matters