Welcome to our Children's Centre website...

Four day nurseries rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted!



Park Ward 

Our Park Ward Children’s Centres cover communities  in Central Halifax including King’s Cross, Queen’s Road, Pellon and Warley.

There are 5 centres in Park Ward:

Little Stars at Parkinson Lane
Little Stars at Warley Road
Sunshine Children’s Centre at Mount Pellon
Jubilee at Beech Hill

Lower Central Halifax

Our Lower Central Halifax Children’s Centres cover towns and communities including Southowram, Sowerby Bridge, Boothtown and Siddal.

There are 4 centres in Lower Central Halifax:

Siddal Children’s Centre
Southowram Children’s Centre
Boothtown Children's Centre
New Road Children’s Centre (Sowerby Bridge)

Upper Valley

Our Upper Valley Children’s Centres cover towns and communities including Todmorden, Cornholme, Hebden Bridge and Luddenfoot as well as covering Ripponden and Rishworth.

There are 2 centres in the Upper Valley:

Services are also delivered across the Hebden Bridge area

Our Nurseries

We operate 4 nurseries in Calderdale offering affordable day care for children from 0 – 4 with funded places available for both 2 and 3 year olds.

Use the links below to find out more or to arrange a visit.

New Road

Further information

What are Children's Centres?

The core purpose of Sure Start children’s centres is to improve outcomes for young children and their families, with a particular focus on those in greatest need. They work to make sure all children are properly prepared for school, regardless of background or family circumstances. They also offer support to parents.


To access our groups training and family support please complete an online membership form HERE

Getting your child to eat fruit & vegetables

Getting your child to eat fruit and vegetables

To increase your child's intake of fruit and vegetables, try:

  • putting their favourite vegetables or canned pineapple on top of pizza
  • giving them carrot sticks, slices of pepper and peeled apple as snacks
  • mixing chopped or mashed vegetables with rice, mashed potatoes, meat sauces or dhal
  • chopping prunes or dried apricots into cereal or plain, unsweetened yoghurt, or adding them to a stew
  • mixing fruit (fresh, canned or stewed) with plain, unsweetened yoghurt for a tasty dessert; you could also try tinned fruit in fruit juice, such as pears and peaches, or unsweetened stewed fruit, such as apples
  • For more tips on meal time visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/childrens-meal-ideas/

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