Last Updated: Tuesday, 17 March 2020 14:27

Siddal Children’s Centre

Siddal Children's Centre is in the same building as Siddal Primary School, in the heart of Siddal. It is easily accessible on foot or by road from Backhold Lane along with public transport available right outside. We also have a satellite centre in Southowram on the same site as Withinfields Primary School. We offer a warm, friendly nursery and a large community room with activities for parents and children from 0 to 19 years. Services offered include adult and family learning, weekly groups for children from 0 to 5 years, holiday activities, support looking for work and training, and health services such as antenatal and baby clinic. 

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Address: Siddal Children's Centre, Siddal Primary School, Backhold Lane, Siddal, Halifax, HX3 9DL
Telephone: 01422 395501

Timetable for Siddal Children's Centre

School Holiday Dates - Sessions marked as term-time only will not run during Calderdale School holidays.


Please note that you may not be able to take your pram into Children’s Centre services and may be required to leave it in the designated area/pram store/garage

Please note:
If women are newly pregnant and needing an appointment they need to ring the Maternity Booking Line,

Mon – Fri 08:30 – 12:30 – 01422 261351

If they already have a midwife and are receiving maternity care and they need NONE URGENT advice they can contact the advice line,

Mon – Fri  - 08:30 – 4:30 
01422 261364





Further information


Friends Group

9.15 - 11.15

term time only

A relaxed group for parents to come and chat and do creative activities.

Find out if this group is right for you, call us on 01422 434971 for more information. 



Antenatal Clinic

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Run by midwives for women registered with GPs at any surgery. To book telephone 01422 261364 / 261360. For first appointment telephone 07771973229.


Well Baby Clinic Drop In 

9.00 am - 11.00 am

A health visitor will be available to give advice and offer support on your family's health. Join us for advice, family health concerns and baby weighing.

Tuesday  Health Visitor Assessment Clinic 11 am - 4 pm

Next session 3rd and 17th March 2020.

Appointment only.



Stay and Play

Messy Play


9.00 am to 10.30 am

Term time only 


This is an exciting new group for parents and children aged 0-5 years.  Every 6 weeks there will be a different programme of themed activities to get you and your child exploring different types of creative ways of learning. Come along and join the fun!

Term time only - see school holiday dates at the top of this timetable.


Baby Sign 

1 pm - 2 pm

Starts 4th March 2020 for 4 weeks - advance booking recommended!

A fun and interactive class where you will develop your baby's early communication skills, enjoy spending time together and make new friends.


First Foods and Beyond!

9 - 10.30 am 

Wednesday 18th March - Come and speak to a health visitor in a relaxed atmosphere while your child is playing.  Advice abour food options, starting sold foods, your child's weight and advice about how much activity your child needs.


Beauty Course

1 - 3 pm

Starts 6th May for 4 weeks, advance booking is recommended.  You will learn how to use a variety of techniques and skin care products to improve the condition of your skin.  You will also learn manicure.



Beenies Group

1.30 - 3 pm

This group is suitable for families with children 0-24 months. No need to book just come along. Term time only.


Dads Group @ Halifax Fire Station

10 am - 12 noon

All dads male carers, grandads welcome! Lots of fun activities for children aged 0-8 years.

3rd Saturday of every month - next session 21st March!

Term Time Only, Please ring 01422 342552 for more information.