Innovations Children’s centre is taking bookings for September 2021

Innovations Sure Start Children’s Centre is now taking bookings for those who wish to enrol their children in September 2021.

The nursery is open to preschool children from 0 – 5 years of age.

There are facilities for babies and infants up to 2 years, a toddler room and a pre-school area.

Due to Coronavirus, we are unable to host open days or arrange for visits.

Take the nursery virtual tour here

We offer full and half day care, 2 year funding, EEF funding and 30 hours per week.

All our staff are fully trained and experienced. All staff have undergone a DBS check.

Please take a look at the nursery flyer for more details:

Download Innovations information flyer

For more information, please contact the centre on 01422 248 222 and ask for Gemma Turner.

Innovations Children’s Centre
Cousin Lane, Ovenden, Halifax HX2 8DQ
01422 248 222

Dads ‘R’ Us Event #menasparents

FREE Dads ‘R’ Us Event in conjunction with Sure Start NHP on Saturday 1 June

9.30 – 11.30am at Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane, Ovenden, HX2 8DQ

Fathers Day craft activities for dads/male carers and children. Also exciting things to do at the allotment plus a free breakfast.

To Book: call or text 07760592257 or email

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

Be a Firefighter! #menasparents

On Saturday 1 June, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Illingworth Fire Station, Keighley Rd, Halifax HX2 9LL, there will be a FREE day for children 0-5 and parents/carers to visit the Fire Station to see what the role of a Firefighter involves.

Workstations will be set up to demonstrate equipment, squirt water and chat to operational Firefighters. Adults will have opportunity to discuss safety within the home ie smoke alarms, escape plan etc. Supported by Together Housing.

Men as Parents (1st – 15th June 2019) is a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping men in Calderdale to be the best parents/carers they can be. Find out more here…

Dads ‘R’ Us are at Innovations on Saturday 1 June

Dads ‘R’ Us are at Innovations Children’s Centre,  Cousin Lane, Ovenden HX2 8DQ on Saturday 1 June, 9:30am-11:30am.

Places are limited so please call 01422 248222 to book a place

Enjoy a cooked breakfast along with Children’s Centre staff then have fun in the allotment and do some planting that can be taken home.

Dads ‘R’ Us is a group run by volunteers in North Halifax. It is there to support men caring for children in the area; dads, uncles, grandads, any other male carers.

The group holds a regular meeting at different venues within North Halifax, on the 1st Saturday of every month. The session includes dads getting together having a full cooked breakfast with the kids and getting involved in all kinds of activities. Throughout the year Dads ‘R’ Us arrange trips out to farms, museums, camping trips and dads social evenings out.

If you need any more information please visit the website

Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane, Ovenden, Halifax HX2 8DQ

‘All Things Spring’ Family Learning at Innovations Children’s Centre

There will be a family learning course at Innovations Children’s Centre, Cousin Lane’ Ovenden HX2 8DQ over 4 weeks starting on Monday 4 March, 1:00pm-2:30pm.

The activity, suitable for children from walking age to 5 years,  involves learning how to plant seeds and bulbs successfully and in a variety of ways to generate excitement, understanding of plant life & growth and an interest in where our flowers, fruit and veg come from. Take home what you have planted and watch it grow through Spring and Summer.

There are a limited number of places available to book your place on the Sure Start Children’s Centres website.

For further information call Sure Start Children’s Centre, North Halifax Partnership on 01422 266197.

Find Your Voice at Innovations and Ash Green Children’s Centres

Two of the Sure Start Children’s Centres run by North Halifax Partnership will be holding 5 week courses to Make Some Noise this Spring. 

Everyone will be welcome to join in with friendly and fun parent and child music and play sessions. These FREE events are suitable for parents and carers with children 0-5 years.

The course starts at Ash Green Children’s Centre on Monday 25 February, 9:15am-10:15am.

and at Innovations Children’s Centre on Friday 1 March, 9:15am-10:15am.

To book a place call 01422 266197 or book online at


Nursery Places Available at Innovations Children’s Centre

Nursery places are currently available at Innovations Children’s Centre.

This is an Ofsted Outstanding rated Children’s Centre who’s vision is to work with parents to ensure that all children across the area have the opportunity to achieve their full potential whilst encouraging them in their learning and development.


The self-contained room enables babies in our care to play, eat and have their individual needs met in a safe and secure environment. The aim is to provide high quality, educational resources that babies can use in an imaginative and creative way.  Throughout the day there are a range of stimulating activities to develop sensory, physical and mental development which encourages them to grow and develop at their own pace.

For more information call 01422 248222