Charlestown and Lower Kersal Sure Start Children's Centre
What we offer
The children's centre offers a range of activities and services at different venues across the area, to support children and families. These include:
- adult education courses are available at the Lower Kersal centre
- baby clinic
- baby friends group
- baby massage
- childminder drop in
- danced based movement sessions
- free home safety equipment
- health walks
- parents' group
- skills and work drop in
- stay and play
Our friendly staff will be there to support you and will be on hand to offer advise on a range of topics such as healthy eating, skills and work, oral hygiene, breast feeding, play activities and lots more or you and your child can simply enjoy the fun at our weekly play and stay sessions where children can come along to play.
Childcare is provided by our linked childcare provider Oaklands Day Nursery, which is based in the centre.
For more information on nursery places, ring the nursery manager on 0161 921 2611.
|Monday||9.00am to 12.00 noon||Everyday English||Provided by Lower Kersal centre, telephone 0161 921 2639 for more information.|
|Monday||10.00am to 12.00 noon||Introduction to Spanish||Provided by Lower Kersal centre, telephone 0161 921 2639 for more information.|
|Monday||1.30pm to 3.30pm||Baby clinic and drop-in||Baby weighing and/or see the health visitor. Waiting area for parents and babies provided.|
|Tuesday||9.00am to 12.00 noon||Everyday maths||Provided by Lower Kersal centre, telephone 0161 921 2639 for more information.|
|Tuesday||10.00am to 11.30am||Baby play||Play session for babies not yet walking.|
|Tuesday||1.00pm to 2.30pm||Healthy pregnancy||Advice about healthy pregnancy and your new baby.|
|Wednesday||10.30am to 12.30pm||Young parents drop-in||For parents and carers aged up to 23 years old. For more information, contact Marianne on 0161 921 2639.|
|Wednesday||1.30pm to 2.45pm||Messy stay and play||Your child can come dressed for a mess and have some fun.|
|Thursday||9.30am to 12.00 noon||Antenatal clinic||At the Willow Tree centre.|
|Thursday||1.00pm to 1.30pm||Wrigglers and gigglers||Dance based movement for babies from seven months.|
|Thursday||1.30pm to 3.00pm||Stay and play||Songs, games and fun for babies and children aged up to five years.|
|Friday||9.30am to 11.30am||Childminders group||A group that supports childminders in the Charlestown and Lower Kersal area.|
|Friday||11.00am to 12.00 noon||Baby massage||Health benefits for baby and a chance to meet other parents/carers.|
|Friday||12.00 noon to 1.30pm||Bumps, babies and beyond||Baby feeding support group.|
|Friday||2.00pm to 3.00pm||Soft play session||Fun activities on soft play equipment for all children.|
Come and see our skills and work information board and browse through the job shop file for all the latest job vacancies.
A full timetable of adult education courses are available at the Lower Kersal centre. For more information, please contact 0161 921 2639.
Who to contact
- Joan Parry (Children's Centre Cluster Coordinator)
- Charlestown and Lower Kersal Sure Start Children's Centre
St Aiden's Grove
Map to this location
- 0161 921 2639
This page was last updated on 13 March 2014