NHP Sure Start Children’s Centres

Accredited Paediatric First Aid Course at Elland Community Rooms

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Sure Start Children’s Centres, North Halifax Partnership will be hosting an Accredited Paediatric First Aid Course at Elland Community Rooms, Croft House, Elland HX5 0BD starting on Friday 25 January, 9:30am-12:30pm.

In the 4 week course you will learn a Level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid. Learners will gain the knowledge in dealing with first aid situations for example choking, CPR and shock. Learners must attend the full 12 hours to receive accreditation.

To book go to the online booking form or call 01422 266179 for further information.

All Aboard the Playbus!

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FREE events from Sure Start Children’s Centres NHP suitable for ages 0 – 8 years.


No need to book – just climb aboard!

Bus schedule:

  • Monday 29 October –  Field Lane Children’s Centre, HD6 3JT. 1pm – 2.30pm.
  • Tuesday 13 November – outside Rastrick High School in the lay-by. 4.30pm – 6pm.
  • Wednesday 28 November –  Springfield Road car park, Elland, HX5 9EN. 10am – 11.30am

For more information please phone Field Lane Children’s Centre on 01484 386 621.

Christmas Wreath Making at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

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Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse HD6 4AF is holding two events at the Children’s Centre giving you the chance to make your own Christmas Wreaths.

A  family learning activity creating your Christmas Wreath using natural materials for use on your door or as a table decoration.   Children can have a great time getting creative and getting excited about the festive  season.

The first event is Monday 26 November, 10:30am-1:00pm.

The second is on Friday 30 November, 12:15pm-2:45pm.

Bookings are open now so please book your place online on the website or by calling 01422 266197. Don’t miss out on all the fun!

Sure Start Children’s Centres Autumn Newsletter

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Sure Start Children’s Centres, North Halifax Partnership have published the Autumn Newsletter which includes information about the family learning courses that are taking place September – December 2018, along with the accredited courses on offer. It also includes their What’s On Guides, which shows the weekly groups on offer across the Children’s Centres and services provided by partner agencies. The newsletter can be downloaded here.

This has also been uploaded to the website, along with a booking form. To book onto the courses you can either complete the booking form electronically on the website or contact the Family Learning Team on 01422 266197.

Volunteering, is it for you?

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Bored? Need a new challenge? Meet new people – Gain work experience – Increase your confidence.

At Creations Community Children’s Centre, Albert Road, Pellon on Tuesday 4 September, 11:30am-1:30pm.

This session will provides you with all the information you need about becoming a
volunteer with North Halifax Partnership Sure Start Children’s Centres.

Refreshments (tea and coffee) will be provided.

To book, please ask at you local Children’s Centre or call on 01422 251090.

Advisory Board Members – Your Local Children’s Centre Needs You!

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Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership want to work with parents and our partners to ensure that all children in North & East Halifax and the Lower Valley achieve their full potential. To help us achieve this vision we need to be listening to the views of parents/carers who use  our services.

What’s in it for you?

  • Your opinions and advice will be valued and listened to at the meetings
  • An opportunity for you to help develop local services for local families
  • Knowledge that you have helped make a difference to other families
  • We can offer you free childcare while you attend the meeting if you need it and refreshments
  • £10 voucher for attendance at every meeting

What would be expected of you as an Advisory Board member

  • You will receive support and a handbook to help you fulfil your role as a parent representative
  • You will be able to give your views and be listened to
  • You will be involved in helping Children’s Centres to plan and develop services
  • Attendance at a meeting twice yearly

For more information contact Diane Coenen on 01422 251090 or email info@nhpltd.org.uk

World Cup Day at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

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Wellholme Park Children’s Centre is celebrating the World Cup on Saturday 16 June, 10.00am-11.30am at the Children’s Centre with a FREE event.

Come dressed in your favourite football kit and join in with lots of family fun activities including;

  • Football coaching skills
  • Creative activities
  • Football quiz
  • Facepainting
  • Refreshments

Please book your place by calling 01422 266197. Don’t miss out on all the fun!

Baby Massage for Dads at Holywell Green Children’s Centre

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Baby massage for dads is a 4 week course designed to teach parents all the skills of baby massage, how it may aid relaxation, sleep and assist with the symptoms of colic. Learners will be provided with everything apart from you will need to bring a towel each week.

Being hosted by Holywell Green Children’s Centre, Stainland Road from Saturday 5 May- Saturday 26 May, 10:00am—11:00am.

Suitable for babies aged 6 weeks to crawling.

Book a place by calling 01422 266197 or book online.


Positive Parents – Confident Children

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Starting on Thursday 3 May,  12:30pm—2:30pm at Field Lane Children’s Centre,  Rastrick – this is a  4 week adult learning course around toddler behaviour and the science of toddler behaviour including tantrums, clingy behaviour, picky eating and sleep problems.

Learn how the brain develops and how to cope and have happier toddlers and parents.

To book a place call 01422 266197 or book online.