Cadishead Sure Start Children's Centre

Cadishead. A Sure Start Children's Centre

Cadishead Children's Centre building is currently returning to be part of the school once again, as a result children's centre staff will only be at this building when they are delivering the Monday and Wednesday sessions, should you need to speak to a member of the team please call 0161 921 1708 or drop into Fiddlers Lane Children's Centre.

What we offer you

The centre offers parents and children:

We also offer activities in venues around the local area such as Irlam Pool. Please also see the Fiddler's Lane Children's Centre timetable for more groups in the area.

The centre

The centre has a creche, which is a dedicated play room with an outdoor play area. A training room, which can hold up to 15 people and is used for training and as a meeting room. A health room, which is used for private consultations and small meetings. There is also a sensory garden outside.

The team

Families get help, support and advice from our dedicated team, which is comprised of children's centre workers, a midwife, health visitors, Jobcentre Plus, skills and work advisor and the health improvement team.


Childcare is offered though our linked childcare provider Munchkins Day Nursery, which was awarded an 'Outstanding' grade by Ofsted. The highest grade possible.

Munchkins Day Nursery
Preston Avenue
M44 5XB

Telephone: 0161 776 1446

Parents group

Are you a parent or carer with a child under five? Would you like to get involved and have your say about the services we offer at Irlam and Cadishead children's centre?

If so, why not come along to our parents group meetings. For information on dates of meetings please telephone 0161 921 1708 alternatively call into the centre.

We look forward to seeing you.


Day Time Activity Description
Monday 9.30am to 11.30am Childminders' stay and play Social networking group for childminders.
Tuesday 9.00am to 4.30pm Skills and work Looking for a job? Need some help? Book an appointment with Jean our skills and work advisor who will be happy to help you to search for a job, write a CV, prepare and support for interview and the world of work.
Tuesday 1.00pm to 3.00pm Adult education English and maths courses, ring for information.
Wednesday 12.30am to 2.30pm Incredible years parenting programme Do you need help with your child's challenging behaviour? If the answer is yes, then the incredible years parenting programme course is for you. Ring us to find out how to apply and learn many strategies to help you deal with those challenges ahead.
Wednesday 9.00am to 4.00pm Job coach Support for people aged 16 to 65, in receipt of benefits who need help with progressing towards goals or support with housing, money, confidence building, motivation, employment and many more areas, please ask for further details.
Wednesday 9.00am to 4.30pm Midwife's clinic By appointment only.
Wednesday 9.30am to 11.00am Time for a rhyme Are you ever short of a new song to sing or a story to tell. If so come along to this session for some new ideas and inspiration. £1.00 donation per child. Maximum of £2.
Wednesday 12.30pm to 1.30pm Baby massage Baby massage is relaxing for you and your baby. It can help with sleep problems and with soothing crying babies. This session is run by a fully trained community nursery nurse with the health visiting team.
Wednesday 1.30pm to 3.30pm Healthy babies and parents Drop in session for baby weighing, general advice on feeding, sleeping, toilet training, etc.
Thursday 9.30am to 11.00am Sure swim at Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre A drop in swimming session for parents and carers with children under five years old. Term time only. £1 donation per child. Maximum of £2.
Friday 9.30am to 11.00am Fun Friday at Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre You put your whole self in, your whole self out, come to Fun Friday and we can all wriggle about. Want to find out more, pop in to Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre and join in the fun. £1 donation per child. Maximum of £2.
Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm Connexions for 18 to 24 year olds Looking for work, training or education? Come along to connexions drop in session and speak to an advisor for information, advice and guidance.

Who to contact

Michelle Marley (Cluster Co-ordinator)
Cadishead Sure Start Children's Centre
Allotment Road
M44 5JD
Map to this location
0161 921 1708

This page was last updated on 18 September 2014

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