Goldsmith Road, Rotherham, S65 2LY

01709 828983

Arnold Nursery School and Children’s Centre


Groups & Activities

A number of groups take place in our community room and you are warmly welcome to attend. In groups we will be responsible for our own children, put the child first spend time with our child, welcome everyone. Use positive language, have appropriate conversations. Put our mobile phones away, keep other people’s confidences
Grown-ups come to the groups to spend one to one time with their child Have fun, Make friends Learn, Share ideas, Find out things.

Children come to the groups to spend one to one time with their grown up. Make friends, Learn new things, Have fun Have different play opportunities, Get ready for growing up!

We promise to:

Keep children safe,
Listen to what you need,
Give you chances to spend time together,
Be welcoming to everyone,
Share information about how your child learns,
Provide a quality environment and activities

Have fun!

Please speak to us if you need any advice or want to talk to someone, have any new ideas about the groups, want to get involved in making decisions about the centre or are worried about a child or adult.

We have to make sure the room is ready and safe for you before anyone is allowed in. This is why it is important to stick to start and end times.



Please see below for information about the wide range of activities and events we have available, and follow us on Facebook:


Self Weigh and Stay & Play (Every other Tuesday 9.30am-11.00am) 

A baby group play session with self weigh facility available. Please call 01709 834354.


Sensory Play

This is a monthly session for parents/carers and children up to 1 year. These sessions are designed to promote learning and development for babies through a range of themed activities designed to stimulate and encourage your babies development through exploring senses, as well as providing opportunities to socialise.

Each session is £1 per family.


Play and Learn

This is a fun monthly session, for children aged 1-4 years. Full of paint, crafts, role play and singing.

Each session is £1 per family.


Boogie Tots

This is a monthly session for parents/carers and children aged over 1 year. This group encourages confidence and self esteem through singing, dancing and movement to music - let's get active!

Children will also enjoy a healthy snack.

Each session is £1 per family.



Messy Play

Let's get creative! Our messy play sessions encourage children to explore, experiment and create through a range of different sensory and creative activities.

These can include: foam, dough, sand and water, paints and many more.

Each session is £1 per family.




We offer a range of opportunities throughout the year to join us during the school holidays (prices vary). Check out our Facebook page for up to date information


Family Theme Days

Explore our amazing outdoor area throughout the year at our Family Theme days. There are lots of fun, games and activities.


Potty Party

An information and support session looking at the when's and how's of toilet training your child.


Sleep Tight

A 5 week course for parents/carers that looks at how we can improve our sleep experiences for all the family. Please speak to a member of staff for more information. 


 Tears & Tantrums

*Parent/Carer only*

This is a 3 week course for parents/carers which provides strategies and techniques to implement successful boundaries and routines




For more information or to book a place, contact us via Facebook or contact the centre on 01709 834354 

 Watch this space for future events or 'like' our Facebook page for regular updates on new events/groups coming up!