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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

School holiday schemes

Our school holiday schemes give children the chance to try new subjects and have some fun.
Children taking part in sport and activities

Summer guide 2017

The Children and Young People's Guide to Summer in Newham is packed with 92 pages of fun activities, most of which are free, available to children and teenagers between July and September in parks, libraries and community neighbourhood centres.
 
 

Holiday clubs and play schemes

Summer activities and courses

Every summer we put on a wide range of free activities and events for all the family; from team sports to summer reading challenges in local libraries.
 

Easter and half-term holiday schools

During Easter and half-term breaks, we offer courses at several community centres throughout the borough.

And activeNewham provides a special programme of activities at our leisure centres and in our parks.

 
 

Targeted Summer School Programme

This year the Summer School programme will not be a general offer open to all as in previous years, but a more targeted offer. The Education Guarantee Executive Board has agreed to fund this small trial and we have been working with schools to identify vulnerable pupils that would benefit from attending.
You will only be able to apply for these courses if you have been invitedAlthough we will not be running a general Summer programme this year, parents will be able to find many other exciting courses in the Summer in Newham Magazine run by other services.

 
 

Before and after school clubs

Out of school services are for school-age children to play and learn and have fun in groups.

All our before and after school club providers are Ofsted registered and inspected. For more information and to apply for a place for your child contact the provider directly.
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