Coronavirus crisis: Rutland County Council launches free online music and learning for children

  Posted: 26.03.20 at 12:26 by The Editor

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Visions Children’s Centre in Oakham is offering free online learning and music sessions to support families with young children who are following the government’s advice to stay at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visions is run by Rutland County Council and provides free support for parents and carers of all children in Rutland, from birth to age 11.

The service is now offering free interactive sessions, top tips and easy home learning ideas through its Facebook page and using the online video streaming service Zoom.
Upcoming activities include:

Music Mavericks sessions for children aged 0-5 years will be running online using Zoom every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11.00am to 11.30am, starting on Monday 30 March.

Toddle talk will run the new course of sessions every Thursday using Zoom, starting Thursday 23 of April until Thursday the 28 May. These will be held from 10.30am until 11.00am and 2.30pm to 3.00pm every Thursday.

Parents and carers need to email: [email protected] to sign up, before downloading the free Zoom app for their smartphone or tablet.

Zoom can also be accessed online by going to:, where users can set up a free account. Visions will then send an email invitation to everyone who’s registered, before each session.

For more information about Visions Children’s Centre, visit: or email: [email protected]

For more information and guidance about COVID-19 and local support for people living in Rutland, please go to:

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