The Key Centre
For Children and the Community
Adjacent to Christ Church C of E School, Feltham Lane, Frome BA11 5AJ
Tel: 01373 453371
email: [email protected]
The Key Centre for Children and the Community offers a range of activities to support pre-school children and their families to ensure children
meet the 5 outcomes identified in Every Child Matters namely: Be Healthy, Stay Safe, Enjoy and Achieve, Make a Positive and Economic Well-Being.

The Key Centre is accountable to the Department of Education and Skills. As well as offering the above activities The Key Centre also operates as a Healthy Living Centre. Centres such as ours have been developed nationwide to promote the health and well-being of communities. Here, we offer support with emotional health and wellbeing, diet and nutrition, physical activity and smoking cessation working closely with the local community and local services.

Groups currently running from the Key Centre include Music and Movement, Toy Library, Health Visitors Clinic, Speech and Language, Youth Groups, Yoga and Meditation.

Our programme of activities changes frequently so to keep up to date, please call us or drop in and find out what we have to offer you.

The Key Centre can also be hired for conferences and training sessions or for birthday parties and other private functions. For details of hire charges and booking procedure please contact us.

Coleford and Area Children�s Centre

Coleford Children�s Centre is based at Bishop Henderson Primary School; the building will open in April 2008. Outreach to the villages and hamlets in the area will be from a van. We are already providing some support and groups for families and their children under 5 years old through the School and are consulting with parents and the Communities about what they would like to see happening in the future. NCH will be working with us from this Children�s Centre.

If you would like to tell us what you would like to see happening from this Children�s Centre or further information please contact Ann Taylor on 01373 456562 or 07824866706

The Bridge Children�s Centre, Frome

The Bridge Children�s Centre will be offering groups and support for families on the north side of Frome. The main building will be at Hayesdown School and will be opening in 2009, there will also be a base at Vallis School, which will be opening early 2008. There will also be groups run from other sites on the North side of Frome. NCH and the Toy Library will be working with us from this Children�s Centre starting at the beginning of 2008.

If you would like to tell us what you would like to see happening from this Children�s Centre or further information please contact Ann Taylor on 01373 456562 or 07824866706

Toddler Groups & Activities

Beckington Toddlers
Baptist Church, Frome Road, Beckington
Tel: Mrs Bran 01373 830597
Wednesdays 2.00 - 3.30 pm

Leigh on Mendip Baby & Toddler Group
Memorial Hall, Leigh on Mendip
Mrs Vanessa Barnes 01373 821549
Tuesday 9.30 - 11.30 am

Nunney Pre School & Toddler Group
Catch Road, Nunney, Frome Somerset, BA11 4NE
Tel  01373 836353

Rode Pre School
Rode Methodist VC First School, Rode
Tel: Janine Franklyn 01373 832154

The Key Centre, on the site of Christ Church C of E School, Feltham Lane
Structured toddler groups/ages
Contact 01373 453371 for full details.

Trinity Toddlers
Trinity Church Hall, Trinity Street, Frome
Tel: 01373 453425
Wednesday and Friday, 10.30am-12pm

Wesley Toddlers
Wesley Church, Frome
Thursday 10am-12pm (term time), 11am-1pm (school holidays)

Jack In The Box Toy Library
Stay & Play

Monday 10am-12pm
The Key Centre on the site of Christchurch C of E School,
Feltham Lane, Frome
Tel  01373 453371

Wednesday 10am-12pm
The Bridge Centre, Wyville Road next to Hayesdown School
Tel 01373 467473

Frome Breastfeeding Group
At the breastfeeding group mums and expectant mums can find out more about breastfeeding, get support and help with specific problems and can meet other breastfeeding mums in an informal, supportive atmosphere.
Meet: Wednesday 11am-12.30pm
Conference Hut, Vallis First School
For more details call Veryan Conn
Tel: 01373 462277

Junction 21 Soft Play Centre
Graphic House, Station Approach, Frome
Tel:  01373 453670

Enigma Pottery Classes
15 Vicarage Street, Frome
Contact: Jenny Barton
Tel: 01373 452079
email: [email protected]

Breastfeeding Cafe
Key Centre, Feltham Lane
Tel: 01373 453371
More details from Margaret Swann (Health Visitor) Tel: 01373 831058
Meet: Monday 10.30am - 12pm

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
Enquires: 0870 444 8707
Enter your postcode to find details
of your nearest branch, courses & events.

Toddler Time
Frome Library, Justice Lane, Frome
Drop in for more information.

Little Feet Big Feet Young Parent�s Group
Key Centre, Feltham Lane, Frome
Tel: 01373 453371
Mon 12.30pm-2.30pm

Jo Jingles
Pre-school music & movement club

Thursday - St Catherine�s Church Hall,
Park Road
Tel 01380 830038
All ages, Time: 2.00 pm

Friday - Scout Hut Welshmill Lane 09.45 10.40 and 11.45 am
Tel 01380 830038

Friday - Key Centre, Feltham Lane
All ages, Time: 09.45am

Tatty Bumpkin Yoga for Children
Pre-school yoga moves, stories and songs.
Pure Moves Body Works Centre, Wesley Close, Christchurch Street
West, Frome
Contact Deborah Maddison on 01761 452930 or check out website

Kindermusik with Wendy
Trinity Church Hall, Tinity Street
Kindermisik is a music & movement
class for newborn to 5 year olds.
Newborn-18 months                 9.15am-10am
              18 months-3 years    10.15am-11am &
              3 - 5 years                11.30am-12.15pm
Tel: 07980 937009
[email protected]

Creative Kids South West
Provides recreational, educational and support groups for children up to 8 years and their parents/carers. They are currently running Music and Movement groups and the Green Giving website, Call or see their website for up to date information.
Tel: 01373 472727

Room To Play
The Key Centre on the site of Christchurch C of E First School, Feltham Lane, Frome
Monday 10.00am - 11.30am and Friday 9.30am - 11.00am
Tel  01373 453371

The Bridge Centre
Stay and play groups.  Tuesday 9.00am - 11.00am
Vallis Community Room, Vallis First School, Milk Street, Frome, and

Thursdays 10.00am - 12.00pm
The Bridge Centre, Wyville Road, Frome
Tel  01373 407473

Both groups are free and incorporate craft, free play, outdoor activitiy and singing.

The Key Centre
Stay and play groups.
Monday 10.00am-11.30am and Friday 9.30am - 11.00am.
On the site of Christchurch C of E  First School, Feltham Lane, Frome.
Tel  01373 453371




The Essential Guide

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Clubs & Organisations
Theatre, Dance, Cinema, Art & Music
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