Activities at The Brooks Children's Centre

Library

You are invited to come along to The Brooks Children’s Centre and see our new reading area, where you can stay and read with your child and borrow from a range of fantastic books from our free library service. Receive a free book bag on joining!

Weekly timetable - December  2017

Monday

Monday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Antenatal clinic

9.00am-16:00

By appointment only
4, 11 and 18

Health visitor drop in and baby weigh

No weigh in on 25 and 1 January

13:30-15:00

No need to book, drop in.
4, 11 and 18

Back on 8 January 2018

 

Tuesday

Tuesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Stay and play at Edleston Primary

 

9.30am -11.00am

Come along to the fun stay and play group at Edleston Primary School (Denver Avenue, Crewe) for 0 to 4 years.  

5 December is the only day in December this group is on.

The group will be back on Tuesday 9 January 2018

Bumps and babes

5 Dec
12 Dec
19 Dec

9.30am -11.30am

The group is primarily for children under the age of 1, whereby parent and child can stay and play in a relaxed and informal setting. No need to book, just come along.

Bumps and Babes will be back on 3 January 2018

Antenatal booking and follow on clinic

13:00- 16:00

By appointment only

Wednesday

Wednesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Parenting Journey

Stop 6
13 Dec

13:00-14:30

This Stop is delivered by Health Visitor Professionals and Family Service Workers.

The focus of this Stop is communicating with your baby and weaning. Please contact a Children's Centre to book your place.

Parenting Journey

Stop 2
20 Dec

10.00am-11.30am

At this Stop Health Visitors and Family Service Workers provide support to expectant parents offering advice and information prior to baby’s birth.

This is also an opportunity to look around the Children’s Centre. Invite letters are sent by health visitors. Please call the children centre if you are unable to make your session date.

Parenting Journey    

Stop 5

Date to be arranged     

10.00am-11.30am

Stop 5 for babies 9 – 16 weeks. This Stop is delivered by Health Visitors and Family Service Workers. It is an opportunity for new parents to visit the Children’s Centre and meet other parents. The focus of this Stop is safety in the home and communicating with your baby. Invite letters will be sent to you. Please confirm with your children’s centre if you are unable to make that date.

Sensory experience

6  Dec - pm

13 Dec- am

20 Dec- am

10.00am-15:00

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs. A none staff led sensory session, where families are left to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources.

Please telephone or call in to the Centre for more information and to book a session.The sessions are for one hour and we can have up to six babies per session.

The sessions are held on most Wednesdays.

Please note : There will be no Sensory Sessions available on Wednesday 27 December 2017.

Thursday

Thursday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Lavender group

7 Dec
14 Dec
21 Dec

9.15am-11.30am

Postnatal support group. For further details to attend this group, please speak to your Health Visitor or call 0300 123 4576.

Cherubs

7 Dec
14 Dec
21 Dec

13:00-14:30

Support group for breastfeeding Mums and Mums-to-be. No need to book, pop along.

 

Friday

Friday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Mini crawlers

1 Dec
8 Dec

10.00am- 11.15am 

Play sessions for 0 to 4 year olds, including messy play, fun with books and painting and singing. No need to book, just come along.

No Mini Crawlers after 8th December and will be back on Friday
12 January 2018

 

Baby massage

 

13:00-15:00              

Booking essential. Please call the centre to enquire.

Week 4 on 1 December
Week 5 on 8  December

If you have a concern about a child or your enquiry is urgent contact CheCS on 0300 123 5012 and out of hours on 0300 123 5022.

Contact us

The Brooks Children's Centre
Balmoral Avenue
Crewe
CW2 6PL


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