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!

Happy New Year!

The Centre is now open as normal from Thursday 2nd January 2020.

 If you have a concern about a child during these times, 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 - January 2020

Monday

Monday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Antenatal clinic

  • 6 January
  • 13 January
  • 20 January
  • 27 January

9.00am - 4:00pm

By appointment only

                                       

 

 

Health visitor drop in and baby weigh

  • 6 January
  • 13 January
  • 20 January
  • 27 January

1.30pm -2.30pm

 

 

 

No need to book, drop in.

 

 

 

 Baby Massage

  • 6 January
  • 13 January
  • 20 January
  • 27 January

 10am - 11.30am

 Booking Essential

Tuesday

Tuesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Edleston Stay & Play

  • 7 January
  • 14 January
  • 21 January
  • 28 January
 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

  • 7 January
  • 14 January
  • 21 January
  • 28 January

 

9.30am - 11.00am   

The group is primarily for children aged 12 months and under
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

  • 7 January
  • 14 January
  • 21 January
  • 28 January

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 6 - Weaning

8 January               

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 - Getting to know us

15 January

 

10.00am to
11.30am

 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

Parenting Journey

Stop 5 - Babbling Babies

22 January

10.00am to 11.30am

 

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.

 Parenting Journey

Stop 8 - Rhymetime

29 January

 10.00am to 11.30am

 A fun and active play session exploring how you can support and understand your child's language and communication development.

Sensory Experience

  • 8 January
  • 15 January
  • 22 January
  • 29 January

 

 

1.00pm - 2.00pm,
 2.00pm -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 

2 January

9 January

16 January

23 January

30 January

9.00am - 4:00pm 

By appointment only.                                                     

 

Friday

Friday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Stay and Play Together                       

  •  10 January
  • 17 January
  • 24 January
  • 31 January

10.00am - 11.30am

 

 

 

NO Stay & Play on Friday 3 January 2020.

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.  Includes visit from Family Information Service on 24 January.

Term time group only. 

Health Visitors

Stop 7 and 10

  • 3 January
  • 10 January
  • 17 January
  • 24 January
  • 31 January

 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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