Activities at Ash Grove Children's Centre

In light of the current situation regarding Covid-19, a decision has been made to pause some of our children centres of Monday 23 March 2020. The affected centres are: Knutsford, Poynton, Broken Cross, Hurdsfield, Oak Tree, Monks Coppenhall, Sandbach including Alsager, Middlewich and Nantwich.

If you have a midwife clinic appointment at one of these centres, you will be contacted by a community midwife to inform you of your new appointment venue. 

Our other children centres (Oakenclough, Ash Grove, Congleton and The Brooks) remain open for midwifery clinics.

Please see below for our current early start offer. We are using EventBrite to book places onto these sessions. If you experience issues accessing EventBrite, please contact the Family Information Service on 0300 123 5033 who will be able to assist. By using EventBrite to book your place, you will be automatically registered with your local children’s centre.

If further information is needed for your booking, a member of the children centre will contact you. If your booking is successful you will receive an email immediately confirming your place.

In line with the health and safety of our service users and our staff, please do not attend any of our sessions if you any of your booking are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have had contact with anyone else with signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in the past 14 days. If you have then unfortunately you will not be able to attend the activity.

As the sessions are held outside, please dress appropriately. Sessions will only be cancelled in extreme weather.  

Cherubs Group

Group Paused, please follow on Facebook ‘Cherubs of Cheshire – CHEshire Really Useful Breastfeeding Support’ or contact their duty line on 0300 1234579

Smile Group

Group Paused, please follow them on Facebook ‘The Smile Group’ or email them on hello@thesmilegroup.org for queries and support.

Weekly timetable

Monday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Buggy
Walks at South Park, Macclesfield

 

10am
to 11am

Buggy Walks South Park Macclesfield

Come and join us on our free ‘Buggy Walks’ and walk around your local community with a member of your local Children’s Centre team. You will be able to meet new friends and will have the opportunity to talk about things which are familiar to all at this stage of your child’s development.

Please order a free ticket for every attendee including children

To book a place for Buggy Walk 5 October 2020 

To book a place for Buggy Walk 12 October 2020 

To book a place for Buggy Walk 19 October 2020 

 

Tuesday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Toddlers
Talking and Walking Together-South Park,Macclesfield

10am
to 11am

Toddlers Talking and WalkingSouth Park, Macclesfield

Come and join us on our Toddler Talking and Walking sessions in your local area. You will have the opportunity for both you and your children to talk and walk in your local area with a member of your local Children’s Centre, who will provide a range of activities for your child to try, whilst they are enjoying the outdoors.

Please order a free ticket for every attendee including children.

To book a place for Toddlers Talking and Walking Together 6 October 2020 

To book a place for Toddlers Talking and Walking Together 13 October 2020 

To book a place for Toddlers Talking and Walking Together 20 October 2020 

 

Wednesday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Welly
Wednesday-South Park, Macclesfield

 

10am to 11am

Welly WednesdaysSouth Park, Macclesfield

Come and join us on our Welly Walk sessions in your local area. You will have the opportunity for both you and your children to take part in fun and interactive activities in your local area with a member of your local Children’s Centre.

Please order a free ticket for every attendee including children.

To book a place for Welly Wednesday 7 October 2020 

To book a place for Welly Wednesday 14 October 2020 

To book a place for Welly Wednesday 21 October 2020 

 

Thursday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Outdoor
Stay and Play at Ash Grove Children's Centre

10am
to 11am

Outdoor Stay and Play –Ash Grove Children’s Centre

A weekly bookable session for children aged 0 to 4 years, to play outside.  Arts, crafts, singing songs and stories. A great opportunity to meet new friends.

Come and join us at our Stay & Play sessions at Ashgrove Children’s Centre.  You will have the opportunity for both you and your children to take part in fun and interactive activities with a member of your local Children’s Centre.

Please order a free ticket for every attendee including children.

To book a place for Outdoor Stay and Play at Ash Grove Children's Centre 8 October 2020 

To book a place for Outdoor Stay and Play at Ash Grove Children's Centre 15 October 2020 

To book a place for Outdoor Stay and Play at Ash Grove Children's Centre 22 October 2020 

 

There are currently no activities on Fridays.

Other regular activities

Here are details of some of our regular groups and what they have to offer;

Other regular activities

GroupDescription

Parenting Journey

CENTRE SESSIONS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Parenting journey is a new universal offer for parents and carers across Cheshire East.

Delivered by Children's Centre staff and Health Visitors, Parenting Journey consists of 12 stops from pregnancy until your child start school and provides advice and support around health, your child's development and their readiness for school.

Whilst Parenting Journey sessions within the Children's Centres are currently not running, there is information available online and on the Cheshire East Parenting Journey Facebook page.

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 details

Ash Grove Children’s Centre
Ash Grove
Macclesfield
SK11 7TD

Email Ash Grove Children's Centre

Phone: 01625 374484

Opening Hours:
9:00 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday
9:00 - 16:30 Friday

As you visit and engage with your local children’s centre in the coming weeks, you will asked to complete a new membership form. We are using a new secure data system and need to re-register families so we can ensure we hold your most recent information that you provide to us. If you wish to receive updates going forward, you must ensure you complete your email address on the new membership form.

Please ask us if you would like more details.  

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