You'll find us just about everywhere on Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys. We hope that by offering choices of times and places, we can suit most people. We also work together with other services. Listed below are the different places where you can find activities for parents and children. Some of these activities are
run directly by Children's Centre staff, others are run by ‘partner agencies'.
• Leys Children's Centre - Cuddesdon Corner
• Leys Children's Centre Office
• Leys Health Centre
• Pegasus School
• St John Fisher School
• The Able Centre
• The Co-operative Childcare Nursery
• Windale School
Leys Children's Centre - Cuddesdon Corner
61-63 Cuddesdon Way
There are lots of things on offer here, including Stay and Play, courses such as cooking and aromatherapy with crèches for children, creative groups, counselling and more! The Centre is full of fun things to do with lots of space outside too: two big sandpits and a rickety bridge as well.
Leys Children's Centre Office
c/o Orchard Meadow School
The Leys Children's Centre office is located in 2 classrooms within Orchard Meadow school. There are also some activities for parents run at the school. Many of the specialist staff do their office duties at OM school.
Click to the school based staff : OM
Leys Health Centre
Baby Massage courses are at the Health Centre and also the infant weaning talks offered by Camille Kalaja (Maternity Outreach worker). Click on Health partners
Windale School receives Children's Centre funding to provide a range of activities for parents and ‘wrap-around ‘ care for children aged 3-5.
Click on school based staff: Windale
The ABLE Centre
The ABLE Centre is based in the Library at the Blackbird Leys site of Oxford and Cherwell Valley College (off Cuddesdon Way, OX4 5HN). Phone 01865 776334
There are courses for people who want to improve their English or improve their Maths, learn some study skills and/or learn some basic computing. Staff from the ABLE centre sometimes offer courses at Cuddesdon Corner and the ABLE centre and the Leys Children's Centre are ‘partners'.
St John Fisher School
Sandy Lane West
Each year we are able to provide some additional activities at St John Fisher School .
Click on school based staff; St John Fisher
Pegasus School receives Children's Centre funding to provide a range of activities for parents and to support ‘wrap-around ‘ care for children aged 3-5.
Click on school based staff : Pegasus
The Co-operative Childcare Nursery
This is a new, purpose built 72 place nursery. It features an absorbing outdoor area and brightly coloured, well resourced rooms for under 2s and for 2-5 year olds. The Leys Children's Centre funds a teacher. You can click on Help with Childcare Costs to find out more about help available for families who live on The Leys.
Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) is a charity and they run PEEP groups at different venues across the Leys. Click on PEEP to go straight to the PEEP website