Children’s Centre Information

Oakenclough and Poynton Children’s Centres

Oakenclough and Poynton Children’s Centre Timetable

KNUTSFORD, OAKENCLOUGH AND POYNTON CHILDREN’S CENTRE TIMETABLE AS AT SEPTEMBER 2021 – PLEASE CONTACT THE CENTRE DIRECT TO CHECK INFO REMAINS CORRECT

Oakenclough Children’s Centre, Colshaw Drive, Wilmslow, SK9 2PZ

T: 01625 374 180

Poynton Site, Vernon Primary School, Clumber Road, Poynton, SK12 1NW

T: 01625 383 090

 

ActivitiesActivity details
Buggy Walk

(Term Time Only)

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. Come rain or shine we will be walking, talking and making new friends.

Please bring along a blanket for you and your baby as we will be sat for activities #50thingstogether.

Government guidelines states that new parents and child groups can continue to provide support, therefore, come and join us on our free under 1’s ‘Buggy Walks’ with a member of your local Children’s Centre team.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page



 

Babies TogetherA 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 is a weekly session.

Each week we will have different and exciting activities which we will make together.

This is also a great opportunity to meet other parents with similar age children.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page



 

Toddlers Together

(Term Time Only)

If your child is aged between 1-2 year’s, please join us for our Toddler’s Together session. Where you and your child will have the opportunity to sing, create, play and talk with a member of your local Children’s Centre. Or just log in to watch and grab some ideas for you and your child to do at a later date.

This is also a great opportunity to meet other parents with similar age children.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


 


Stay and PlayIf your children are aged from 2 to 5 years old, come and explore a range of play activities, including messy play and outdoor play, with an interactive rhyme and song time to end.

Places are limited due to Covid restrictions, so booking a ticket for yourself and your child through the Eventbrite link is essential.  If you are unable to attend, please cancel your place by calling the centre as soon as possible so that a place can be offered to another family.

Some of our activities will be based in our outdoor area so weather appropriate clothing is encouraged.  We also suggest that you bring a change of clothes for your baby in case they get messy!

We operate a waiting list so if places are full, please ensure you add your details and we will contact you if space becomes available.

Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page



 

Baby Massage

(Term Time Only)

Baby massage is a lovely way to enjoy time with your baby and it can also help you bond together.

Baby Massage is a 5-week course where our trained Family Service Workers will demonstrate a variety of soothing holds and rhythmic strokes. These can help your baby to feel securely attached, reduce crying and can help with discomforts such as colic.

This face-to-face session will last up to 1 hour and will be carried out with a small group of parents.
To enquire about a place, please email oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk



 

Baby and MeBaby and Me is a face to face session, which runs over 3 weeks as an alternate of Baby Massage.  The sessions last up to 1 hour and support both you and your baby.

Each session focuses on your baby’s learning and development and activities which you can do with your baby in your home. These  activities include sensory play, songs and rhymes and messy play.

You will also have the opportunity to meet and talk to other parents and share experiences that you are all having as you welcome your new baby.

To enquire about a place on Baby and Me, please email oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk



 

Sensory
Experience
Sessions are limited and are suitable for babies under 1 and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. Sessions can only be booked with people that live in your household or in your support bubble. These sessions are not led by our staff but we are on hand if you have any questions.

If you would like to book a session in our sensory room, please email The Oakenclough Children’s Centre to request a session oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk on or call 01625 374 180.



Weaning AdviceA face to face Weaning session delivered by Health Professionals and Family Service Workers.

Sessions will be available every 4 weeks in our Babies Together group. Dates are: 2 August, 6 September, 4 October, 1 November and 29 November.

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.

This session is available to book from Babies Together event on EventBrite. Please visit Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page  for more information on how to book a place.



Our Chidlren’s LibraryEmail/Call to book a timed slot to use our loaning library which has lots of baby books and story sacks for your baby.


ActivitiesActivity details
Buggy Walk

(Term Time Only)

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. Come rain or shine we will be walking, talking and making new friends.

Please bring along a blanket for you and your baby as we will be sat for activities #50thingstogether.

Government guidelines states that new parents and child groups can continue to provide support, therefore, come and join us on our free under 1’s ‘Buggy Walks’ with a member of your local Children’s Centre team.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


 

Family Walk

(Summer Holidays)

Come join us for a picnic (packed lunches for children provided) and family walk around your local park, where we will also stop to sing songs, read a story and play with the parachute.

Meet us in The Carrs Park Wilmslow at 1 – 3 pm.

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. This session is suitable for families. Come rain or shine we will be walking, talking and making new friends.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


Babies TogetherA 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 is a weekly session.

Each week we will have different and exciting activities which we will make together.

This is also a great opportunity to meet other parents with similar age children.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


Family Fun Day (Summer Holiday)

“Let’s Get Active” at Oakenclough Children’s Centre includes plenty of fun physical activities and games to get you all moving.

Free play, activities and lunch for children. Children aged up to the age of 6 yrs are eligible. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


Toddlers Together

(Term Time Only)

If your child is aged between 1-2 year’s, please join us for our Toddler’s Together session. Where you and your child will have the opportunity to sing, create, play and talk with a member of your local Children’s Centre. Or just log in to watch and grab some ideas for you and your child to do at a later date.

This is also a great opportunity to meet other parents with similar age children.

Please book your place via Eventbrite. Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


Stay and PlayIf your children are aged from 2 to 5 years old, come and explore a range of play activities, including messy play and outdoor play, with an interactive rhyme and song time to end.

Places are limited due to Covid restrictions, so booking a ticket for yourself and your child through the Eventbrite link is essential.  If you are unable to attend, please cancel your place by calling the centre as soon as possible so that a place can be offered to another family.

Some of our activities will be based in our outdoor area so weather appropriate clothing is encouraged.  We also suggest that you bring a change of clothes for your baby in case they get messy!

We operate a waiting list so if places are full, please ensure you add your details and we will contact you if space becomes available.

Links to book your place along with dates and times are available by visiting Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page


Baby Massage

(Term Time Only)

Baby massage is a lovely way to enjoy time with your baby and it can also help you bond together.

Baby Massage is a 5-week course where our trained Family Service Workers will demonstrate a variety of soothing holds and rhythmic strokes. These can help your baby to feel securely attached, reduce crying and can help with discomforts such as colic.

This face-to-face session will last up to 1 hour and will be carried out with a small group of parents.
To enquire about a place, please email oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk


Baby and MeBaby and Me is a face to face session, which runs over 3 weeks as an alternate of Baby Massage.  The sessions last up to 1 hour and support both you and your baby.

Each session focuses on your baby’s learning and development and activities which you can do with your baby in your home. These  activities include sensory play, songs and rhymes and messy play.

You will also have the opportunity to meet and talk to other parents and share experiences that you are all having as you welcome your new baby.

To enquire about a place on Baby and Me, please email oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk


Sensory
Experience
Sessions are limited and are suitable for babies under 1 and children with additional needs to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing environment. Sessions can only be booked with people that live in your household or in your support bubble. These sessions are not led by our staff but we are on hand if you have any questions.

If you would like to book a session in our sensory room, please email The Oakenclough Children’s Centre to request a session oakencloughchildrenscentreadmin@cheshireeast.gov.uk on or call 01625 374 180.


Weaning AdviceA face to face Weaning session delivered by Health Professionals and Family Service Workers.

Sessions will be available every 4 weeks in our Babies Together group. Dates are: 2 August, 6 September, 4 October, 1 November and 29 November.

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.

This session is available to book from Babies Together event on EventBrite. Please visit Oakenclough Knutsford and Poynton Children’s Centres Facebook Page  for more information on how to book a place.


Our Chidlren’s LibraryEmail/Call to book a timed slot to use our loaning library which has lots of baby books and story sacks for your baby.

 


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