The centre offers a wide range of activities and support for children and their families.
- District Leader: Janette Olsen
- Team Leader: Julia Holdsworth
- Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning: Nina Lees
- School Nurse Team Leader: Suzanne Ferguson
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Impaired Hearing group:
every other Monday
POINT drop in session:
4 December 10-12noon
For children aged 0–12 months or not walking
Festive Stay and Play:
12 December 10-11am
Stay and Play:
For children aged 1–5
Festive Stay and Play:
12 December 1.15-2.45pm
Play and weigh:
10 – 11.30am For children aged 0-5
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:
- Family Information Service – Oldham Council Website
- Health Visiting Team
- Family Nurse Partnership – Oldham Council Website
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 – 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 only £1.50 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).
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
Please contact your Health Visitor for advice on:
- 0161 470 4295
From Manchester Road (A62) turn right onto Stanley Road, and then take the second turn on the right onto Derby Street. The centre and school are on your left.
From Broadway (A663) turn onto Whitegate Lane at the traffic lights, go over three small roundabouts taking the second exit at each. When you get to Stanley Road, go under the railway bridge and take the first turn on the left onto Derby Street.