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Nursery School and Children's Centre

Federation of Crosfield and Selhurst Nursery Schools and Children’s Centres

Centre Activities

Crosfield Children Centre staff are skilled and experienced practitioners who are on hand to share some of the joys and challenges of child-rearing with you.  The Core Purpose of the children's centre is to deliver child development and school readiness outcomes for children and their families.  Our responsilbities will include facilitating community and universal provision both within the Centres and outreach programmes. 


We offer “Stay and Play” sessions for children aged 0 to 4 years old and their parents/carers, in addition to groups specifically for childminders, “Mums-to-be” and their babies.


Other groups and courses are offered in response to community needs and may include courses such as Family Learning, English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), "Musical bumps” and Parenting courses. Details of the days and times of all these can be found on the activities timetable.



Stay and Play sessions

For children aged 0-4 years old.  A free drop in service for parents/carers and their children to enjoy a wide range of fun activities indoors and outdoors.  A useful social experience for both parents/carers and children.  Get an understanding of how best to support your child through their development changes with useful play and learning activities for you to try at home. 


Baby Services

Bumps to One including Musical Bumps.  For babies 0-12 months.  A singing and rhyming session for parents/carers to meet and share their experiences.  Also availabe are members of staff who can give advice and support on a range of topics.


Baby Zone

For babies 0-12 months.  Opportunity for parents/carers to meet and share their experiences.  Tips and help with development, feeding and activities for babies under 12 months.


Toddler Explorers

Session for children aged 12-24 months.  Fun activities for children to play and have social interaction.  Advice and support is available on a wide range of topics.



Drop in service for parents/carers that are worried about communication development.  Session is attended by a speech and language therapist.   Advice, information, activities and ideas to encourage a child's communication. 


Musical Bumps

For children aged 0-4 years old.  A fun music and movement class for children of all ages.  A great way to encourage communication, rhyming and enjoyment of music. 



Stay and play sessions for Childminders to meet with other minders and their children.  Facilities for children to explore and have fun in a safe environment. 


Health Services

  • Midwife appointments
  • Well baby clinics
  • Child development checks


Please see timetable for times and locations.