News and events

Our latest updates…

One For All SEN Group – Ash Green School (Upper Site)

Take a look at our upcoming dates for our One For All SEN Group at...

DadsRUs Roller Blading Event – Saturday 2nd March

Get your skates on and join us for our DadsRUs Roller Blading Event! Taking place...

Well-Baby Clinic – Every Tuesday at Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre

Come along to our Well-Baby Clinic, which takes place every Tuesday at Kevin Pearce Children’s...

Easter Trails

Get ready for an egg-citing adventure this Easter! Join us for our Easter Trail events...

Ready, Steady, Nursery

Has the time come for your little one to attend nursery already? Help you and...

SEN Monthly Support Group

Calling all families with children/teenagers with special educational needs (SEN)… We are excited to introduce...

Important Information about Measles

There has been a large increase in the number of people confirmed as having measles...

Have you had a Positive Breastfeeding Experience?

Calderdale Public Health would like to hear your stories of breastfeeding your baby. In Calderdale...

Story Time with Arts and Crafts

Join us for a magical journey into the world of imagination! Immerse your little ones...

Family Support Coffee Morning

Speak to one of the Family Support Team for advice and support on issues that...

New Online Portal for Parents and Guardians

Calderdale Council Family Hubs Network is pleased to offer inourplace.co.uk as your portal for online courses tailored...

Getting Ready for Baby

Are you expecting a new baby? These three sessions will help you get off to...

Become a Volunteer – Next course starting Wednesday 21st and Wednesday 28th February 2024

We have a number of volunteer vacancies in daycare, group support and admin/reception posts. Why...

Meet Beth, Senior Family Support Worker

“Hello! I am Beth Rimmington, a Senior Family Support Worker in Lower Valley and I...

Christmas Closure Dates

Seasons Greetings! We will be closed for our Christmas break from 23rd December 2023 and...

Innovations Children’s achieve the Dingley’s Promise Inclusion Friendly Setting

Congratulations to Innovations Children’s Centre who have achieved the Dingley’s Promise Inclusion Friendly Setting –...

Lower Valley Christmas Party

On Tuesday 12th December we hosted the Lower Valley Christmas Party, our last event of...

Baby and Me

Join us on our Baby and Me course as we guide you through five weeks...

Are you in your third trimester and living in Ovenden?

If you live in Ovenden and are in your third trimester, come down to the...

Help name Locala’s new service!  

The service will support families living in Calderdale. Complete the 1 minute survey and learn more...

Shining Stars

Lower Valley Children Centres’ Service would like to invite you to our upcoming Special Educational...

Lower Valley Christmas Party

Come and join us at the Lower Valley Christmas Party! Tuesday 12th December 4pm-6pm If...

Den Building for Dads / Male Carers and their Children

Are you a Dad / Male Carer and want to get stuck in to some...

Pumpkin Picking at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

On Monday 30th October we were joined by families from across Lower Valley for our...

Dads R Us Christmas Party – Saturday 9th December

Calling all dads and male carers! It’s almost that time of year already… Join us...

Lower Valley Summer Events Impact Evaluation Winners

Take a look at this wonderful feedback we have received from our Lower Valley Summer...

Fit 4 Bump – Starting in November

Bookings are now open for our 4-week program that combines prenatal exercises, addresses and common...

Play Development Service: Term Time Timetable

The Play Development Service offers free, open access and inclusive play sessions. They are for...

Play Development Service: October Half Term Timetable

The Play Development Service offers free, open access and inclusive play sessions. They are for...

Primary School Admissions

Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 are due to start primary...

Baby Week: Baby Art and Creative Play

As part of Baby Week, we’re holding a one-off Baby Art and Creative Play session!...

Baby Week: 14th – 20th November 2023

Calderdale will be celebrating its first-ever Baby Week! This takes place 14th – 20th November...

Breastfeeding Myth-Busting Quiz Winner

Well done to the two breastfeeding myth-busting quiz winners! You certainly showed that you know...

Halloween Event at Innovations Children’s Centre – Monday 30th October

Join us for our spooky Halloween event on Monday 30th October at Mandy Jaynes. Call...

Free Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

Innovations Children’s Centre will offer FREE Covid and Flu vaccinations to anyone who is pregnant...

Lower Valley Summer of Fun

Across all Lower Valley Reach Areas, we have had a fantastic summer of fun inviting...

Childcare Vacancies at Wellholme

Vacancies available at Wellholme Park Children Centre. Are you looking for exceptional childcare in a...

Impact Evaluation Winner

A huge thank you to everybody who attended the Lower Valley Children’s Centre’s Summer Events...

Breastfeeding Myth-Busting Quiz

Join us in challenging some common misconceptions about breastfeeding, and let’s spread accurate information to...

Your Views Matter – Annual Consultation

From Monday 27th November – Friday 8th December 2023 its our Annual Consultation. It is...

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class

Are you pregnant or just wanting to learn more about supporting a breastfeeding family member?...

Are you Interested in Volunteering?

Interested in Volunteering for us? Or would like to gain some new experience and skills?...

Sugar Smart September

In support of Sugar Smart September, North Halifax Partnership Children’s Centres are helping to raise...

Recycling Dental Care Products at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre

We are excited to share that as part of our mission to look after our...

Back to School! Discover how your child might be feeling…

For online courses to help you understand how your child might be feeling about going...

Nurturing Bright Futures – A Volunteer Case Study

Chloe started volunteering with North Halifax Partnership to gain experience in a daycare setting with ...

Newsletter – Autumn 2023

Our latest newsletter is out now. Grab yourself a cuppa and catch up on all...

Breastfeeding Peer Support Group

Our Breastfeeding Peer Support group at Innovations Children’s Centre will re-open on 7th September 2023...

FREE Preparing to Work in Childcare Course

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and creating a positive impact on the future...

Meet the Team – Advanced Family Learning Administrator

Meet Chloe Machon, our Advanced Family Learning Administrator (Maternity Cover). “I oversee the planning, organising...

Baby Week: 4th -21st November 2023

We are excited to share that we will be taking part in the Baby Week...

Sun Safety Poster Competition Results 🌞

At the start of May we launched our Sun Safety Poster Competition. We are pleased...

Woodland Wandering Winner Announced

A huge congratulations to our Woodland Wandering Winners – Becky and Skylar! Thank you for...

Singing Mamas comes to Illingworth!

Did you know that singing has been clinically proven to lift your mood, increase happy...

Sleep Tight Course – September / October 2023

Our Sleep Tight Course is back! This is aimed at any parents with a child...

Pond Dipping and Bug Hunting at Bradley Woods

On Saturday the 29th of July we held a Pond dipping and bug hunting dads/male...

What Makes Me Happy Winner

Take a look at how many amazing entries we had for our recent competition “What...

Kids Eat Free or £1

VSI Alliance have compiled this very useful list of organisations where you can get free...

Elland Children’s Centre Leavers Party

At Elland Children’s Centre on Monday we had a lovely celebration for all of the...

Celebrating me and my dad: 29th July – 5th August

Welcome to a spectacular week-long celebration dedicated to honouring the incredible dads and male carers...

Family Hubs – Families, we need your help!

Have you heard of Family Hubs? It’s a new network of support for you, your...

Our Woodland Wandering Winners

A huge congratulations to our Woodland Wandering Winners – Becky and Skylar! Thank you for...

I Like to Move It Fun Day – Saturday 2nd September 2023

Saturday 2nd September 2023 1pm – 4pm Beechwood Park, Illingworth, Halifax, HX2 9UN Everybody is...

‘What Makes You Happy’ Poster Competition

Calling all young artists, we need you! Can you design a poster or flyer around...

Places available in Wellholme Park Children’s Centre 2 – 3 Room

Are you looking for exceptional childcare? Or do you know somebody that could be? Please...

Places available in Wellholme Park Children’s Centre Baby Room

Are you looking for exceptional childcare? Or do you know somebody that could be? Please...

Summer Holiday Events

Looking for some fun things to do over the summer holidays? Get in touch to...

Sports Day – Saturday 1st July 2023

Calling all dad’s and male carers! 🔈 We are having a Sports Day at Innovations...

Event review: Football fun for dads and male carers

The dads and male carers event in Lower Valley for this quarter was held at...

Sleep Tight Course – August

Our next Sleep Tight Course is taking place this August online. Find out more:...

‘Special Person to us Breakfast’ for dads and male carers

On Saturday 18th March we held a dads/male cares ‘Special Person to us Breakfast’ at...

Breastfeeding Awareness Week – Antenatal breastfeeding class at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre – 20th June

Come along to this antenatal breastfeeding class, as part of Breastfeeding Awareness Week...

Breastfeeding Awareness Week – Antenatal breastfeeding class at Innovations Children’s Centre – 22nd June

Come along to this antenatal breastfeeding class, as part of Breastfeeding Awareness Week...

Free help and support to stop smoking

Meet your North Halifax community stop smoking advisors, Chris and Donna, at Kevin Pearce Children’s...

Creations Children’s Centre are the first in Calderdale to achieve the Dingley’s Promise Award

Creations Children’s Centre have completed the Dingley’s Promise; transforming Early Years for Children with SEND...

Spring Home Learning Challenge

Have you taken part in our Spring Home Learning Challenge? If not there is still...

Ready, Steady, Nursery

Our Lower Valley Ready, Steady Nursery Groups return next week with Sarah and Gemma. Take...

Virtual Online Courses

Visit our Family Leaning page to book your place...

Our Breastfeeding Peer Support group is now open at Innovations Children’s Centre

The group takes place Thursday’s 10-11am Why not come along for a chat and a...

Sun Safety Poster Competition

To support Sun Awareness Week, we are pleased to launch our Sun Safety Poster Competition!...

Easter Extravaganza – Wednesday 5th April at Wellholme Park Children Centre

Come along and join in the fun at our upcoming Easter Extravaganza, on Wednesday 5th...

Meet our team – Sarah Walton, Community Early Years Practitioner in Halifax North and East

Sarah Walton is one of our Community Early Years Practitioners and facilitates the following Baby...

Meet our team – Sarah Nursey, Community Early Years Practitioner in Lower Valley

Sarah Nursery is one of our Community Early Years Practitioners and facilitates the Baby and...

Intergenerational Project

We are excited to share with you the Intergenerational project some of our children at...

All Children’s Centres Closed due to weather – Friday 10th March

Due to the weather conditions, all our Children’s Centres will be closed tomorrow to ensure...

Reducing our Carbon Footprint

Here at North Halifax Partnership, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint. We’re taking...

Ash Green receive outstanding Ofsted rating

Ash Green, a Sure Start Children’s Centre provided by North Halifax Partnership, is celebrating an...

North Halifax Partnership help educate families on how to provide nutritious meals with four-week slow cooker course

Sure Start Children’s Centres, provided by North Halifax Partnership, set up and delivered a four-week...

Lower Valley Christmas Elves

Our Lower Valley Family Support Team joined forces with Calderdale Lighthouse to help sort and...

NHP Snapshot (Impact Report 2021 – 2022)

We are pleased to share our North Halifax Partnership Snapshot for April 2021 – April...

12 week course Diploma in Childcare Level 1

Complete our booking form to book your place...

Annual General Meeting – Wednesday 16th November 2022

We are pleased to announce details of our Annual General Meeting. North Halifax Partnership Ltd...

Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre celebrate outstanding OFSTED report

Kevin Pearce, a Sure Start Children’s Centre provided by North Halifax Partnership, is celebrating a...

We are proud to be part of the ‘Welcome to Breastfeeding’ scheme

This means we will always provide a warm welcome to breastfeeding mothers. The scheme is...

Let’s Get Active Half Term Event

Come and join us for a FREE half term play gym. Booking is essential and...

NHS Healthy Start Scheme

NHS Heathy Start Scheme prepaid card – apply online The NHS Healthy Start scheme aims to...

Breastfeeding, baby and me – 3 week course throughout September

This is a 3 weeks course run by Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support Service. Designed to...

Family Support Advice Line

Due to the popularity of our Telephone Support over the last two years there will...

Early Years Practitioner (SEND Support)

Based at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre 15 hours per week (Temporary post until August 2023...

Innovations and Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre take part in project with Octopus Energy Group

Kevin Pearce and Innovations Children’s Centre, run by Sure Start North Halifax Partnership, were approached...

Breastfeeding Support Group

This will take place at Wellholme Children’s Centre – Every Tuesday 10-11am. PLACES ARE BOOKABLE...

Friends of Lower Valley – Book your place

Feeling isolated? Want to make new friends? Or maybe you are new to the area...

Quarterly Health message from Sure Start Children’s Centres

These are our Children Centres Health and Safety messages which are reviewed and shared quarterly...

Calderdale Family Journey

For practitioners and for parents/carers, the Calderdale Family Journey is a single point of reference...

Safer Sleep Week Resources

Safer Sleep Week took place Monday, 14th March to Sunday, 20th March. We shared various...

Easter fun at HAF

North Halifax Partnership were pleased to join forces with Positive Impact Sports and Ash Green...

Eid Celebrations

Baseer Mir, Senior Family Support Manager, hosted an Eid Al-Fitr party at Illingworth Children’s Centre...

Lower Valley Easter Events

We hosted an event in Lower Valley at Rastrick Cricket Club which was a huge...