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What's Happening at our Children's Centres

There's so much on offer at our Children's Centres, whether you are looking for fun activities, educational sessions, support or advice.  Take a look at our Activity Timetable to see what's taking place.

You are welcome to call in to our Centres to find out more and to register your family.

 Baby Groups

A group where you and your baby can enjoy singing, stories and much more

Day Time Location
Tuesday 9:30am - 10:30am Central Link Children's Centre
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Sutton Children's Centre
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Fourways Children's Centre
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am Parr Children's Centre
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Thatto Heath Children's Centre
Thursday 1:00 pm  - 2:00 pm (0-1years) Moss Bank Children's Centre
Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Newton Children's Centre

Baby Clinics

 For health information and advice about your baby

Day Time Location
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Sutton Children's Centre
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Parr Children's Centre
Thursday 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm Newton Children's Centre
Thursday 12:30pm - 2:30 pm Moss Bank Children's Centre
Thursday 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Thatto Heath Children's Centre

Baby Massage

To encourage relaxation for babies and to assist with wind, colic etc (please ring to book a place)

Day                         Time                                               Location
Thursday               9:30 am - 10:30am Parr Children's Centre
Friday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Central Link Children's Centre

Mini Melodies

A music and movement group for 0 - 1 year olds with singing, instruments and dancing (Term Time only)

Day Time                                                Location
Tuesday                   11:15 am - 12:15 pm Newton Children's Centre

Baby Explorers

for babies aged 0 -12 months of age.  Activities for you and your baby including sensory play, song time and more (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Thursday

9:30 am - 10:30 am

and

11:00 am - 12:00pm

Tesco Community Room, Prescot

 

Twinkle Tots

 A volunteer stay and play group (old children are welcome in the school holidays)

Day Time Location
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Moss Bank Childern's Centre

Little Learners

 A stay and Play group for children aged 1-3 years (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Thatto Heath Children's Centre
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Newton Children's Centre
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Parr Children's Centre
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Moss Bank Children's Centre
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Haydock Children's Centre
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Sutton Children's Centre
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Link Children's Centre

Musical Mayhem

 Fun with song, dance and instruments for toddlers (Term Time Only)

Day Time Location
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Newton Children's Centre

Family Fun Time

 Join in fun activities with your children (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:00 am Newton Children's Centre 
Friday 2:00 am - 3:00 pm Newton Children's Centre

Story Makers

A fun packed reading and play session for children 0-5 years (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Thatto Heath Children's Centre

Baby Explorers

for babies aged 0 -12 months of age.  Activities for you and your baby including sensory play, song time and more (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Thursday

9:30 am - 10:30 am

and

11:00 am - 12:00pm

Tesco Community Room, Prescot

Little Explorers

For 12 to 24 month olds, Activities for you and your child including sensory play, parachutes games, song time and more (Term Time only)

Day Time Location
Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Tesco Community Room, Prescot

Get Busy

A fun activity for 0 - 5 year olds and their parents/carers involving music and movement

Day Time Location
Monday 10.00 am - 11:30 am  Parr Children's Centre

 

Fun to be Active

An outdoor play group to promote children's play and learning

Day Time Location
Friday 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm Central Link Children's Centre

MATCH

For 'Men and their Children' to take part in activities and have fun together

For Ages 0 - 5 years

Day Time Location
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Tesco Community Room, Prescot

Baby Cafes

The Infant Feeding Team's drop in groups for all mums offering breast milk to babies.  A chance to join other breastfeeding mums, have a nice cuppa and share experiences in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.  A member of the Infant Feeding Team will be present at each session to answer any questions you may have.

Day Time Location
Tuesday

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sutton Children's Centre
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Central Link Children's Centre 

Introducing Solid Foods

Offer a professional and caring approach to supporting mothers and families, to introduce solid food into a baby's diet.

Sessions take place once a month across the Children's Centres, please see the attached timetable for dates.

ARK - Multiple Birth Group

A change to meet other mums and make new friends

Day Time Location
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sutton Children's Centre

Young Parents Groups

A group aimed at 14 - 19 year olds who want to meet new people and develop their parenting skills as well as building up their confidence while making new friends.

Day Time Location
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Central Link Children's Centre 
Tuesday  10:30 am - 12:00 pm Parr Children's Centre

Grandtots

A stay and play session for grandparents and their grandchildren

Day Time Location
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Thatto Heath Children's Centre

 

There are 2 groups for Ofsted Registered Childminders at our centres

Day Time Location
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Thatto Heath Children's Centre
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Moss Bank Children's Centre

Fun to be Active (0-5 years)

 A volunteer led group focused on outdoor play in all weathers.

Day Time Location
Friday  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Link Children's Centre 

Twinkle Tots

A volunteer stay and play group (older children are welcome in school holidays)

Day Time Location
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am Moss Bank Children's Centre 

There are a variety of health and well-being sessions offered across the centres, including Fit for Life, Health Checks, Introducing Solid Foods and Drug and Alcohol misuse.

Please see our Activity Timetable for more details are visit our partners websites:

 

Please use the link for a guide to the milestones in your child's development from birth to five years old. Use it to see when your child may gain certain skills and learn new things.

Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme)

Parenting courses for parents/carers with children

  • aged 0-12 years
  • teenagers
  • or children with a disability, developmental delay or conduct disorder

Please see our Triple P leaflet for more information and to self refer please complete our referral form.

Freedom Programme

The Freedom Programme is open to any woman who wishes to learn more about domestic abuse. Being subject to constant abuse can have a serious and dramatic effect on their life. Many women feel they are to blame for the confusing mess that their lives have become.

To self refer please complete our referral form.

Speech and Language Therapy and Chatterbox Groups

Support for children with speech and language developmental delays.  Please speak to your Health Visitor, GP, or any professional involved with your child to discuss a referral.

Me Time

A 7 week programme full of creative activities - for mums with children under 2.  Please speak to your Health Visitor to discuss a referral or self referral by contacting Central Link Children's Centre on 673444.

Ready for School

7 weekly sessions to ensure you're ready for school (referral from Nursery, Pre School and Health Visitors)

New Beginnings

A course for parents to be who require additional support to learn skills to care for their new baby including: Feeding, Bathing and Early Communication.  Please ring Central Link Children's Centre for more information on 01744 673444

A variety of educational classes take place across the Children's Centres, including:

  • First Aid Courses
  • English/Maths Courses
  • English for speakers of other languages

Please contact Parr Children's Centre for more information on 01744 671788 or visit the Adult Learning website

 

 

Coffee Mornings and Afternoons

Day Time Location
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Sutton Children's Centre
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Parr Children's Centre
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Sutton Children's Centre
Thursday 10.00 am - 12:00 pm Parr Children's Centre