Holly Grove Children’s Centre

This centre offers a wide range of activities for parents and children.

  • District Leader: Janette Olsen
  • Team Leader: Julia Holdsworth
  • Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning: Nina Lees

Opening hours

Tuesday pm and Friday, 9am – 5pm.


Holly Grove Children’s Centre
Bare Trees Primary School
Holly Grove
Oldham, OL9 0DX


Phone: 0161 206 0419
Email: Julia.Holdsworth@nca.nhs.uk



No scheduled events but Children’s Centre is open as normal.


Play and weigh:
1:30- 3pm Term time only. For children aged 0-5    


No scheduled events but Children’s Centre is open as normal.


Baby Bistro:  
9:30 -11:30am Term time only. Breastfeeding support alongside Home start


No scheduled events but Children’s Centre is open as normal.

Our services

Advice and Information

If you are worried about a family member or a friend, drop in to the centre for confidential professional advice and information.

You are also welcome to contact: 

Baby Play

This is a free to access play session for babies and children who are not independently mobile. Contact the children centre for days, times and availability.

Play and Stay

These are free play and stimulation sessions for children up to five years old. Contact the children centre for more information.

REAL (Raising Early Achievement in Literacy)

We offer a range of group or individual sessions which will support you as a parent with your child’s development. These sessions help your child to get ‘ready to learn’. If you would like further information, please contact the children centre.

Speech, Language and Communication pathway

Please contact the children’s centre if you have any concerns about your child’s speech, language and communication skills. The professionals there will help you to find the right support.

Antenatal Midwife Clinics

Weekly clinics held by appointment only. 

Please register your details via: 

Toy Library and Story Sacks

Why buy when you can borrow? We have a large selection of toys to suit ages 0 – 5.

Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

You can buy toothbrushes and toothpaste from the centre – at  £1.50 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).

Feeder Cups 

You can buy Tommee Tippee free flow feeder cups with 3 lids for only £1.20 from the centre.

Healthy Start Vitamins

Healthy start can be collected with a healthy start card or purchased – womens tablets for 80p and children’s drops for £1.60.

Getting here

From Oldham Town Centre, take Middleton Road, go through the lights at Featherstall Road and continue past Chadderton Town Hall on the right.

Take the first right after Asda onto Burnley Street. At the ‘T’ junction at the end of Burnley Street, turn left onto Holly Grove. The centre is on the left, on the school grounds.