Analysis: What next for children's centres?


It is estimated that almost a thousand children's centres have closed in England during the last decade. Sue Cowley weighs their value and makes a powerful case for renewed investment.

Greenfields Nursery School and Children's Centre in Southall is graded outstanding and is a member of Ealing's Early Years Quality Partnership
Greenfields Nursery School and Children's Centre in Southall is graded outstanding and is a member of Ealing's Early Years Quality Partnership

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