Activities at Oakenclough and Poynton Children's Centres

Weekly timetable - 2020

Monday

Monday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Development checks

9:30 am - midday

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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Midwifery clinic (Oakenclough)

9:00 am - 16:30 pm

Quarry Bank Team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Babies together (Oakenclough)  (under 1s only)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

A group for babies and their parents to come along and engage in floor play using a range of sensory and other resources.

Share experiences and advice with other parents and professionals in a fun and stimulating environment.

Tuesday

Tuesday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Development checks

9:30 am - midday

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 Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Parent education / Parenting Journey stop 2 (Oakenclough)

10:00 am - midday

Appointment only

E-mail the midwife ecn-tr.parenteducationmacc@nhs.net

Well baby clinic (weekly)

13:30 - 15:00 (last admittance is 14:50)

Drop-in with Wilmslow and Handforth Health Visitors to weigh baby, answer questions and mark up Red Baby Book.

Midwife clinic (Poynton)

13:00 - 16:30 

Lyme team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Midwife clinic (Oakenclough)

13:30 - 16:30 

Quarry Bank Team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Wednesday

Wednesday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Development checks

9:30 am -midday

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 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Baby and Me together (Oakenclough)

10:00 - 11:30 am

Week 1 starts on 22 January. A group for new mums offering advice and information on a variety of topics. Meet other mums in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Booking only, please contact the centre.

Midwife clinic (Oakenclough)

13:30 - 16:30 

Quarry Bank Team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Thursday

Thursday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Development checks

9.30 am - midday

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 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Morning stay and play together (Term time only) (Oakenclough)

10:00 - 11:30 am

(0 to 4 years) Please be aware that there are limited spaces available, if the session is at maximum capacity we may have to turn you away. Also includes Our Little Library from 11:00am to 11:30am

Parent education / Parenting Journey stop 2 (Poynton)

10:00 am - midday

Appointment only - contact the midwife on

ecn-tr.parenteducationmacc@nhs.net

Afternoon stay and play together (Term time only) (Oakenclough)

13:30 - 15:00

(0 to 4 years) - For those of you who cannot attend the morning session, includes Our Little Library from 14:30 to 15:00

Midwife clinic Poynton

13:00 - 16:30

Lyme team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Friday

Friday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Midwife clinic (Oakenclough)

9:00  - 16:00 

Quarry Bank team - appointment only. To book an appointment please call 01625 661145 between 9:00am-12:00noon and ask for the ward clerk.

Cherubs breastfeeding support (Oakenclough)

10:00  - 11:30 am

Our health visiting team are on hand for support and advice.

Fun and sign

Session 1 (Oakenclough)

Not running on 21 February 2020

13:15  - 14:00 

24 months to 4 years (and their younger siblings)

Enjoy songs, games, activities, puppets and have lots of fun whilst learning the basics of British Sign Language to improve communication between you and your child.

Fun and Sign

Session 2 (Oakenclough)

 

Not running on 21 February 2020

14:00  - 14:45 

0 to 24 months (Unfortunately we are unable to allow older children into this session)

Enjoy songs, games, activities, puppets and have lots of fun whilst learning the basics of British Sign Language to improve communication between you and your child.

Other regular activities

Regular activities
ActivitiesActivity details
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.

Antenatal (Stop 2) 36-40 weeks

An opportunity for expectant parents to meet and discover what’s on for you and your new arrival at your local children's centre.

Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 7 January 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 4 February 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 10 March 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 21 April 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 19 May 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 2 January 2020 3:45 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 30 January 2020 3:45 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 5 March 2020 3:45 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 16 April 2020 3:45 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 14 May 2020 3:45 - 4:00 pm

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 2 January 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Thursday 30 January 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Thursday 5 March 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Thursday 16 April 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Thursday 14 May 2020 11:40 - 12:00 noon  
Babbling Babies (Stop 5) 9-16 weeks

A fun session with tips on communicating with your baby.  Advice on home safety and caring for your baby’s first teeth.

 Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 9 January 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Thursday 12 March 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Thursday 14 May 2020 13:00 - 14:30

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 14 January 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 10 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 12 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 13 January 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 9 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 8 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am 
Weaning Talks (Stop 6) 4-7 months 

Advice session to support you to introduce your baby to solid foods. Top tips to develop your child’s speech and language.

 Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 16 January 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 20 February 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 19 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 16 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 21 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 18 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 21 January 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 18 February 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 17 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 21 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 19 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 16 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 20 January 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 17 February 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 16 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 20 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 18 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 15 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 am
Rhymetime (Stop 8) 12-14months 

A fun interactive session exploring communication using songs, rhyme and other resources to promote your child's speech & development.

 Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 2 April 2020 13:00 - 14:00 
  • Thursday 4 June 2020 13:00 - 14:00 

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 7 April 2020 10:00 - 11:00 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 6 April 2020 10:00 - 11:00 am 
Time Together (Stop 9) 18-24 months

An opportunity for you and your baby to socialise. Advice on toilet training and how to support your child’s curiosity, learning and development.

 Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 20 February 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Thursday 16 April 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Thursday 18 June 2020 13:00 - 14:30 

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 18 February 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Tuesday 16 June 2020 13:00 - 14:30 

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 17 February 2020 13:00 - 14:30 
  • Monday 15 June 2020 13:00 - 14:30   
Story Time with The Gruffalo (Stop 11) 36 - 38 months

A session to join in and explore ways of supporting your child’s learning.  There will be lots of ideas for play activities at home and how you can support and promote speaking, listening and reading through play.

 Oakenclough Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 23 January 2020 13:00 - 14:00 
  • Wednesday 15 April 2020 13:00 - 14:00 
Baby Massage Baby Massage courses run regularly at Oakenclough and Poynton. New courses and booking information will be advertised in our What's On leaflets.
Baby Yoga Baby yoga courses are held on Fridays at Oakenclough.  Please look out for our What's On leaflet for more information.
Sensory Room Incredible Years 

Babies and children can absorb information through their sense; our sensory space is an ideal place to promote your children's sensory learning with a range of stimulating objects.

To book at Oakenclough phone: 01625 374 180.

(Referral only) - A parenting programme designed to strengthen parenting skills, prevent and deal with behavioural issues in young children.  Please call 0300 123 5012 for more information.

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

Oakenclough Children's Centre
Colshaw Drive
Wilmslow
SK9 2PZ

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 17:00
  • Friday 9.00am - 16:30

Poynton Site
Vernon Primary School
Clumber Road
Poynton
SK12 1NW

Opening hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am to 17:00

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