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Summer Fun newsletter

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 Joint sessions with local toddler groups

Changes to children’s centres

The council are proposing to change children’s centres.  We may only be able to run sessions for children under three or for families from particular groups.  Please go to the council’s consultation page and read the proposals and then have your say. Click HERE.

Flouride varnish session

Thursday 4th September at the children’s centre.

Ten minute slots available from 9.30-12.00.  Flouride varnish protects your child’s teeth from decay.  

Summer Fun!

We’ve a whole heap of summer fun for you and your children.  See our newsletter below.  Older siblings are welcome.  Call for any queries.  

Please register with us and update any changes.  Our sessions are free but we need you to register & sign in to show our worth.