Activities at Ash Grove Children's Centre

Weekly timetable

Monday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Midwifery Appointments

 

Held at the Children's Centre

Please ring 01625 661145 between 10:00 and 12:00 noon Monday to Friday to book and appointment

 

 

 

Tuesday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details
Lending library Monday to Friday 9.30- 4.00pm Call in to borrow up to 3 books per child. Your books can then be enjoyed at home for up to 3 weeks at a time. Each child will be given a FREE gift when they join and for every 6 books your child borrows, they will be rewarded with a Bookstart Bear Club certificate. There's a total of 10 certificates to collect.

Wednesday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Well baby clinic

9.15am to 11.00am

(Last entry is at 10:45am)

A drop-in clinic to have your baby weighed and a chance to discuss any health or development concerns with our dedicated team of Health Visitors.

Development checks

1.30pm to 4.00pm

Appointments available with our team of Health Visitors for your child's routine health and development checks. Please call 0151 514 222, option 6, to book your child's appointment. Appointments are also available on Friday mornings.

Thursday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details
Antenatal classes

10.00am to 12.00pm

Antenatal classes for first- time parents, providing information around the later stages of pregnancy, labour and beyond.

If you are expecting a baby and want to attend please phone 01625 661160.

 Midwifery Appointments

 

Held at the Children's Centre

Please ring 01625 661145 between 10:00 and 12:00 noon Monday to Friday to book and appointment

Friday

Activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Development checks

9.30 to 12.00pm

Appointments available with our team of Health Visitors for your child's routine health and development checks. Please call 0151 514 222 option 6, to book your child's appointment. Appointments are also available on Wednesday afternoons.

Stay and Play

10.00am to 11.00am

(term-time only)

Session times may be subject to change, please ring the centre for information.

Held most weeks during Term-time

Contact the centre for session dates and themes.

For children aged from birth up to 5 years old. Come and explore a range of play activities, including messy play and outdoor play, with an interactive rhyme and song time to end the session.

The sensory rooms at Ash Grove and Hurdsfield are available to use when there is no Stay and Play; please call to book your slot.

Please also feel free to pop in and borrow some books from our libraries.  

Parent Voice

 

Our Children's Centres are for you and your children. Come and have your say at our Parent Voice meetings.

Contact us for our next meeting date.

Little stars

1.00pm to 3.00pm

A parent-led drop in group for children aged 0-5 years with disabilities and/or additional needs. Come and join us for fun activities in a relaxed atmosphere. A place where children can play and parents can find support. Siblings are welcome too.

Midwifery Appointments

 

Held at the Children's Centre

Please ring 01625 661145 between 10:00 and 12:00 noon Monday to Friday to book and appointment

Other regular activities

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

Other regular activities

GroupDescription

Parenting Journey

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.

For more information contact your local Children's Centre.

Weaning Talks

We hold regular Weaning Talks as part of the Parenting Journey.

The next Weaning Talks will be held at:

Broken Cross Children’s Centre on:

•Tuesday 24 September 1.30pm - 3.0pm

•Tuesday 17 December 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Hurdsfield Children’s Centre on:

•Wednesday 30 October 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Ash Grove Children’s Centre on: 

•Tuesday 26 November 9.30am -11am

Baby massage

Learn how to massage your baby whilst helping strengthen baby to parent communication, boost self esteem and confidence in parenting, relax both parent and baby, improve attachment and bonding, relieve wind, colic and constipation and reduce crying.

Speak to a member of staff if you would like to join us.

Sensory Room

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm

Help stimulate your child's senses in a relaxing environment with a range of sensory toys and equipment.

For up to 2 adults and 2 babies/children at a time.

To book your 30 minute session contact the centre.

Baby and Me

Macclesfield Children’s Centre’s

(Times & Days Vary)

(Times & Days Vary)

A friendly 5 week group for parents and carers with young babies, variable sessions include;

An Introduction to Children’s Centres and services, Treasure baskets, Minor Ailments, Home safety, Rhyme Time, Sensory and Messy play.

If you would like to join us speak to

a member of staff

 

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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