Activities at Oakenclough and Poynton Children's Centres

Weekly timetable - 2019

Monday

Monday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTime     Activity 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 pm - 15:00 pm (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)

14:00 pm - 15:30 pm

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)

14:00 pm - 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.

Wednesday

Wednesday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTime     Activity details

Development checks

9:30 - 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 am - 11:30 am

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)

14:00 pm - 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.

Thursday

Thursday activities at Oakenclough and Poynton children's centre

ActivitiesTime       Activity 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 am - 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 pm - 15:00 pm

(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

14:00pm - 16:30pm

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

ActivitiesTime  Activity details

Midwife clinic (Oakenclough)

9:00 am - 16:00 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.

Cherubs breastfeeding support (Oakenclough)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Fun and sign

Session 1 (Oakenclough)

13:15 pm - 14:00 pm

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)

14:00 pm - 14:45 pm

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

Antenatal Stop 2
Activities        Activity details

Parenting Journey

 

 

 

  

 

Antenatal

(Stop 2)

36-40 weeks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Babbling Babies

(Stop 5)

9-16 weeks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weaning Talks

(Stop 6)

4-7 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 Rhymetime

(Stop 8)

12-14months

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Playing Together

(Stop 9)

18-24 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Gruffalo Trail

(Stop 11)

36 - 38 months

 

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.

  

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 6 August 2019 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 3 September 2019 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Tuesday 1 October 2019 11:40 - 12:00 noon

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 1 August 2019 11:40 - 12:00 noon
  • Thursday 29 August 2019 15:25 - 15:45 pm
  • Thursday 26 September 2019 15:25 - 15:45 pm
  • Thursday 24 October 2019 15:25 - 15:45 pm

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Thursday 1 August 2019 14:40 - 15:00 pm
  • Thursday 29 August 2019 11:50 - 12:15 pm
  • Thursday 26 September 2019 11:50 - 12:15 pm
  • Thursday 24 October 2019 11:50 - 12:15 pm

  

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 11 July 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 8 August 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 12 September 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 10 October 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 14 November 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 12 December 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 9 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 13 August 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 10 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 8 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 12 November 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 10 December 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 8 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 12 August 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 9 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 14 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 11 November 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 9 December 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am

 

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 18 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 15 August 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 19 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 17 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 21 November 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 19 December 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 16 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 20 August 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 17 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 15 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 19 November 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Tuesday 17 December 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 15 July 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 19 August 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 16 September 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 21 October 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 18 November 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Monday 16 December 2019 10:00 - 11:30 am

 

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 1 August 2019 13:00 - 14:00 pm
  • Thursday 3 October 2019 13:00 - 14:00 pm
  • Thursday 5 December 2019 13:00 - 14:00 pm

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 6 August 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Tuesday 1 October 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Tuesday 3 December 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 5 August 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Monday 7 October 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Monday 2 December 2019 10:00 - 11:00 am

 

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 15 August 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 17 October 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Thursday 19 December 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm

Poynton Children's Centre on:

  • Tuesday 20 August 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Tuesday 15 October 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Tuesday 17 December 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm

Knutsford Children's Centre on:

  • Monday 19 August 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Monday 21 October 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm
  • Monday 16 December 2019 13:00 - 14:30 pm

  

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 25 July 2019 13:00 - 14:00 pm
  • Thursday 24 October 2019 13:00 - 14:00 pm

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

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.

Incredible years

(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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