Activities for Sandbach Children's Centre

Serving - Sandbach, Alsager and Middlewich

In light of the current situation regarding Covid-19, a decision has been made to close 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 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.  

Weekly timetable - December 2020

 

Monday


Monday activities at Sandbach children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Buggy Walk

on 7, 14, 21 December 2020

10am – 11am at Sandbach Park

1pm - 2pm at Congleton park 

Join us on our free Buggy Walks at your local park with a member of your 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. Walking with your baby has lots of advantages, as well as light exercise it gets both you and your baby out in the fresh air. This session is suitable for babies in a buggy or pram. 

The sessions will take place at Sandbach Park and Congleton Park. you can book your place online. Please ensure you book a ticket for each person attending including children and include your baby's name and date of birth. 

Please visit Sandbach Children's Centre Facebook page for details on how to book a tickets. 

Baby massage virtual course

 

 

4 week online course via MS Teams. Learn how to safely massage your baby with confidence. 

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre  if you wish to book a place, we have a waiting list. 

Sensory Experience 

1pm - 1.45pm

2.15pm - 3pm

3.30pm-4.15pm 

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. A none staff led sensory session at Congleton Children’s Centre.

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to request a session.

Tuesday

Tuesday activities at Sandbach children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details
Sensory Experience 

9.15am – 10am

10.30am – 11.15am

12.00noon - 12.45

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. A none staff led sensory session at Congleton Children’s Centre.

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to request a session.

Wednesday

Wednesday activities at Sandbach children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Babies Together - Virtual session

on 2, 9, 16 December 2020

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for a free virtual babies together session.

The group is suitable for babies 0 – 12 months. It is a relaxed, fun and interactive session with lots of singing and play. You will gain new ideas for your baby as well as information on developmental milestones and ways for you to support your babies ongoing development.  

This session is open for online booking. Please visit Sandbach Children's Centre Facebook page for more information on how to book a place.  

This session will be delivered by a member of Children’s Centre staff, via MS Teams.

Please ensure you book a ticket for each person attending including your child name and date of birth. 

Weaning /Introduction to solid food

Virtual session

on 16 December 2020

2:45pm - 3:30pm

A Virtual Weaning session delivered by Health Professionals and Family Service Workers.

On this session you will find a lot of helpful information on when to introduce your baby to solid foods and tips to make it easier, and what baby-led weaning is. Introducing your baby to their first foods is an important time in your baby’s life and can be lots of fun. Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to book a place. Places are limited. We will confirm your booking by email with the link to virtual meeting via MS TEAMS. 

Sessions will be available every 3 weeks. 

Sensory Experience 

1pm - 1.45pm

2.15pm - 3pm

3.30pm-4.15pm

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. A none staff led sensory session at Congleton Children’s Centre

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to request a session.

The Smile Group

on 2, 9, 16, 23 December 2020

9:45am -12:45pm

weekly postnatal support group at Congleton Children's Centre - Please email The SMILE Group to enquire.   

By booking only. 

Thursday

Thursday activities at Sandbach children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Toddler’s Together Virtual group

on 3,10, 17 December 2020

 

 10.00am - 11.00am 

Join us for a fun virtual toddler together session. 

Our virtual parent and toddler group is aimed at children aged 1 – 3yrs of age, which gives your child the opportunity to learn through play. This session will supports your child’s development whilst having fun at the same time. It is a relaxed session which will include singing, stories, arts and crafts and other fun activities you and your child can join along with.  All equipment used are items that you can find in your home.

This session is open for online booking. Please visit Sandbach Children's Centre Facebook  page for more information on how to book a place.  

This session will be delivered by a member of Children’s Centre staff, via MS Teams.

Please ensure you book a ticket for each person attending including your child name and date of birth. 

Sensory Experience 

1pm - 1.45pm

2.15pm - 3pm

3.30pm-4.15pm

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. A none staff led sensory session at Congleton Children’s Centre.

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to request a session.  

Friday 

Friday activities at Sandbach Children's Centre
Activities Time  Activity Details

Sensory Experience 

9.15am – 10am

10.30am – 11.15am

12.00noon - 12.45

The sessions are suitable for babies and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. A none staff led sensory session at Congleton Children’s Centre.

Please email Congleton Children’s Centre to request a session.

Other Activities

Other activities at Ash Grove children's centre

ActivitiesActivity Details

Work clubs

Did you know there are work clubs in Sandbach, Alsager and Middlewich where you can get help with writing CV’s, looking for training and seeking employment?

  • Sandbach: Wednesday from 10.00am to Midday - please call 07580 724 932

  • Alsager: Thursday from Midday to 14:00 - please call 07751 960 579

  • Middlewich: Wednesday from 10.00am to Midday - Please call 07580 724 932

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

Contact details

Sandbach Children's Centre
Crewe Road
Sandbach
CW11 4NS

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 9.00 to 17:00
  • Friday 9.00 to 16:30

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