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Leigh Whitwell


Baby Sensory’s award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby’s sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. Baby Sensory is an extremely popular Baby Development activity and many of our classes are fully booked, it is advisable to book early.

Visitors are always welcome but please call in advance to reserve your place.

To register your interest, please contact your local Baby Sensory Class Leader.


Leigh - Up until my late 20's I had always travelled and worked in jobs which I classed as getting paid to have fun. At 19 I worked in Italy as an Au Pair. I then worked two seasons as an Entertainments Rep. for Haven Holidays running the ATR Club with 12-17 year olds. The following years I worked as a Holiday Rep. summers in Greece and winters in Italian Ski Resorts. I eventually started a career as a Cinema Manager which led to me moving into a Training role where I got an appetite for people development. For 10 years I then worked as a Learning & Development Consultant. I married my wonderful husband in May 2008 and gave birth to our beautiful daughter Molly in July 2009 and son Noah in August 2012 . Whilst pregnant with Molly, I saw an advert for Baby Sensory, it talked about Baby Signing, Baby Massage, Bonding, Optic Light & puppet Shows, but all designed around research to encourage baby brain development. I was intrigued and this sounded exactly what I wanted to attend. As soon as our first class was underway we were hooked. I came away as stimulated as Molly and always left smiling from ear to ear and armed with a bunch of ideas to continue this development at home. Baby Sensory soon became the highlight of my parenting week. So before Molly came along, my profession was as a Learning & Development Consultant, designing and delivering programmes driving development, communication and motivation within Management. Since Molly, my priorities changed; and I was inspired by the classes I attended lead by Dr Lin Day the founder of the company and grasped the opportunity of starting my own Baby Sensory classes. Although a completely different clientele from my previous role, this programme draws on current research and the work of theorists and childcare experts, driving development, communication and motivation, which I am so passionate about. Baby Sensory has all the elements of all the work I have ever loved, in a fun, friendly, worthwhile and rewarding environment. Since starting my classes in August 2010, Bryony (Reading), Helen (High Wycombe) & Beccy (Wantage) who were all mummies that attended my classes with thier babies, have also been inspired to get involved in Baby Sensory and now run their own Baby Sensory classes in thier areas. I am thrilled and excited to have bought the delights of Baby Sensory to the wonderful babies of the Reading & Oxford area!


Leigh: - CIPD Qualification in ‘Certificate in Training Practice’ - Psychometric Practitioner in MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator), SDI (Strength Deployment Inventory) & Situational Leadership. - CRB Checked - Mummy of Molly & Noah.


Leigh Whitwell's Baby Sensory classes run in the Oxford area. The Award Winning Baby Development classes are held weekly in Wallingford & Abingdon, Oxfordshire. These locations are easily accesible for parents living in the local communities including; Abingdon, Bampton, Burford, Kidlington, Watlington, Witney, Kennington, Botley, Summertown, Cowley, Littlemore, Berinsfield, Cholsey, Dorchester, Blewbury, Harwell, Chilton, Aston Tirrold, Aston Upthorpe, South Moreton, Upton, Apple-on-Thames, Burcot, Clipton Hampden, Culham, Drayton, Little Wittenham, Long Wittenham, Radley, Milton, Sutton Courtney, Oxford, Basildon, Purley-on-Thames, Pangbourne, Tidmarsh, Sonning Common, Didcot, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, Benson, Moulsford, East Hagbourne, Upper Basildon, Purley-on-Thames, Pangbourne, Goring, Didcot, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Botley, Milton, Cowley, Headington, Wootton, Radley, Oxford. If you are looking for an exciting activity which will be fun for you and will help with your baby’s sensory development call Leigh, who will arrange for you and your baby to visit one of her classes.


Classes cost £80 for a 10 week term and the classes are one hour long. You can join at any time and pay pro rata, if places are available.

Regretfully no concessions can be made for missed sessions or holidays within a booking.  But I do offer a holiday voucher that you can give to a friend to attend in your place.

You will be able to see the total cost of your booking before confirming or proceeding with payment.


Leigh Whitwell's Events

BABY PUMPKIN Ball - A perfect way to celebrate your baby's first Halloween, we will be exploring the delights of the harvest festival, see the lights of the bonfire and enjoy a special pumpkin bounce all delivered in Baby Sensory' s unique way!

Thank you for visiting my page and for your interest in my classes. The following link is a case study highlighting the benefits of starting babies at Baby Sensory from a very young age. Click here.

 This video clip will give you a real sense of what our Baby Sensory classes are all about.

Meet Dr Lin Day - Founder of Baby Sensory - Sensory Development

To Book your 'Non Obligation' taster session (£8), at any of my venues, to find out what Baby Sensory is all about, email me at

BIRTHDAY PARTIES - Please enquire about our bespoke parties for every occasion
GIFT VOUCHERS - What a wonderful and original gift to buy for a friend!

FLEXIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES - Across Reading, Oxford, High Wycombe & Amersham

  • BABY FOUNDATIONS (Pre Natal Course)
  • BABY SENSORY (0-13 months)
  • TODDLER SENSE (13 months - 4 years)
  • MINI PROFESSORS - (2 years - 5 years)

Please get in touch with me, Leigh on 01980 849354 or for further information.



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