We opened as a Children’s Centre in Oct 2008.

Oliver Thomas Children’s Centre offers services for children under five years old and their families can receive integrated services and information.

  • good quality early learning provision
  • good quality teacher input to lead the development of learning within the centre
  • child and family health services, including nutrition, midwifery, speech and language, family therapy and dental health services
  • parental outreach in local venues and schools
  • family support services which include parenting classes and workshops
  • a base for support to local childminders
  • support for children and parents with special needs
  • effective links to support parents and carers who wish to consider training or employment.
  • appropriate support and outreach services to parents and carers, and children who have been identified as ‘in need’
  • information and advice to parents and carers on a range of subjects, including: local childcare, safety around the home, child health, early learning.
  • sessions, activities and workshops for children and carers at the centre which include baby groups, stay and play groups, music and movement classes, English classes, special needs groups, early learning workshops, volunteer training, parenting classes, fathers only groups and many others depending on the changing needs and requirements of our families

We believe at Oliver Thomas Children’s Centre that we do our best to provide sessions and activities that are supportive, fun, enjoyable and stimulating, all in an environment that promotes learning and achieving.

Please come into the centre to see what we offer and to pick up our information leaflet on activities we run during school term and holidays.

You can also get the latest information by downloading the latest timetable.

For any questions or queries please pop in to the centre and talk to any member of staff. We are happy to help and support you in any way.


We work closely with our lead children’s centre Altmore.

They have a full programme of activities and you can learn more about Altmore and their children’s centre by visiting the Altmore website.