Activities at The Brooks Children's Centre

Library

You are invited to come along to The Brooks Children’s Centre and see our new reading area, where you can stay and read with your child and borrow from a range of fantastic books from our free library service. Receive a free book bag on joining!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Centre is closed from 2.00pm on Tuesday 24 December until 9am on Monday 30 December and then closed from 5pm until Thursday 2 January 2020.

If you have a general query on Tuesday 31 December 2019 during the hours of 9am-4pm, call Oak Tree Children’s Centre on 01270 371250

 

If you have a concern about a child or your enquiry is urgent contact , call CHECS on 0300 123 5012. If you have a concern about a child out of hours including weekends and bank holidays, please contact the Emergency Duty Team (Out of Hours) on 0300 123 5022

 

Weekly timetable - December  2019 

Monday

Monday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Antenatal clinic

  • 2 December
  • 9 December
  • 16 December
  • 23 December
  • 30 December

9.00am - 4:00pm

By appointment only

                                       

 

 

Health visitor drop in and baby weigh

  • 2 December
  • 9 December
  • 16 December
  • 23 December
  • 30 December

1.30pm -2.30pm

 

 

 

No need to book, drop in.

 

 

 

Tuesday

Tuesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Edleston Stay & Play

  • 3 December

No Group on 10, 17, 24 or 31 December due to Christmas Holidays.  Will return on 7 January 2020.

 9.15am - 10.45am

The group is for children 0 - 4 years

Parent and child can play in an informal setting.

No need to book.

 

Babies Together

  • 3 December
  • 10 December
  • 17 December

No Group on 24 or 31 December due to Christmas Holidays.  Will return on 7 January 2020.

9.30am - 11.00am   

The group is primarily for children under the age of 1,
whereby parent and child can stay and play in a
relaxed and informal setting.

No need to book, just come along.

 

Health Visitors

Stop 7 and 10

  • 3 December
  • 10 December
  • 17 December

No Clinic on 24 or 31 December due to Christmas Holidays.  Will return on 7 January 2020.

9.30am - 4.00pm

By appointment only

am  7 - 9 month checks

pm 2 year old checks

Wednesday

Wednesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Parenting Journey            

Stop 9

4 December                 

1pm to 2.30pm

 

A fun and active play session introducing "5 a day" for your child's learning and development.

 

Parenting Journey

Stop 6

11 December

 

10.00am to
11.30am

This Stop is delivered by Health Visitor Professionals
and Family Service Workers.

The focus of this Stop is communicating with your baby
and weaning. Please contact a Children's Centre to book
your place.

Parenting Journey

Stop 2

18 December

 

 

Stop 5

18 December

10.00am to 11.30am

 

 

 


1pm to 2.30pm

At this Stop Health Visitors and Family Service Workers
provide support to expectant parents offering advice and
information prior to baby’s birth.

This is also an opportunity to look around the Children’s
Centre. Invite letters are sent by health visitors. Please
call the Children's Centre  if you are unable to make your
session date.

 

Stop 5 for babies 9 – 16 weeks. This Stop is delivered by Health Visitors and Family Service Workers. It is an opportunity for new parents to visit the Children’s Centre and meet other parents.


The focus of this Stop is safety in the home and communicating with your baby. Invite letters will be sent to you. Please confirm with your Children's Centre if you are unable to make that date.

Sensory Experience

4 December

 

11 December

 

No sensory available on 18 & 25 December, or 1 January.

Will return on 8 January 2020.

 

 

10am - 11am. 11am - 12noon

1.00pm -3.00pm

 

 

 

The sessions are suitable for babies and parents/carers to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing
environment. A none staff led sensory session.

Please telephone or call in to the Centre for more information
and to book a session.The sessions are for one hour and we can have up to six babies per session.

The sessions are held on most Wednesdays

 


Thursday

Thursday activities
Activities Time Activity details 

Antenatal Clinic 

5 December

19 December

 

2nd January

9.00am - 4:00pm 

By appointment only.                                                     

 

 Baby Massage

5 December

12 December

 

 1.00pm - 3.00pm

A 4 week programme,suitable from a few weeks old to when baby is rolling independently.

Places are limited,contact the centre to book your place.

 Session 3 of 4

Session 4  of 4

Friday

Friday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Stay and Play Together                       

 6 December

No Group on 13, 20, 27 or 3 January.  Return on 10 January 2020.

10.00am - 11.30am

 

 

 

Play sessions for 0 to 4 year olds, including messy play, fun with books and painting and singing. No need to book, just come along.  Inlcudes visit from Family Information Service.

Term time group only. 

Health Visitors

Stop 7 and 10

6 December

20 December

3 January 2020

 9.30am - 12noon

 By appointment only

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 us

The Brooks Children's Centre
Balmoral Avenue
Crewe
CW2 6PL


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