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Orchard Children’s Centre

Shefford Lower School, School Lane, Shefford, Beds SG17 5XA

Tel:  01462 615115     Mob:    07504 932576

Welcome to Orchard Children’s Centre

We welcome mums, dads, grandparents, childminders and other carers at all our sessions and to access our information and support.  

All our activities are FREE!

Find us on facebook


Check out DAD.info: the brilliant website for dads by dads.  Sign in to see our page (we only get numbers of hits, not names or details).

Also monthly Action Dads on the last Saturday.

Dads are also welcome to all our activities.

Orchard Children’s Centre is a Sure Start children’s centre and is managed by Shefford Lower School

on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council.

Information Activities Support

What we offer:

If we have to stop any groups due to bad weather this will be on Central Beds Council’s website and on local radio.  You can sign up for alerts from the council’s website.

Registration form

Wave of light service

As part of Baby Loss Awareness Month, Shefford Baptist Church are holding a simple service of remembrance, for  any parent with empty arms, however long ago.

Wednesday 15 October 7.30pm  Download flyer HERE.

Breastfeeding: off to a great start

Everything you need to know to breastfeed your baby in the first week.  Find out more HERE.

Saturday 11 October 10.00-12.00

Baby wearing workshop

An introduction to slings and baby carriers. Find out more HERE.

Monday 13 October 3.15-4.45