Core Purpose

THE “CORE PURPOSE”

THE “CORE PURPOSE” OF SURE START CHILDREN’S CENTRES

GOVERNMENT VISION:

The Government believes that Children’s Centres should have a clear core Purpose, focused on:-

1. Improving outcomes for young children and their families, with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged families, in order to reduce inequalities in:

  • Child development and school readiness;
    supported by improved:
  • Parenting aspirations, self esteem and parenting skills
  • Child and family health and life chances