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Riverside Children's Centre

  • Riverside Children's Centre
  • Garrick Street
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 4JT

  • 0191 423 4971

Christmas and New Year opening times

The following Children's Centres will close at 12.30pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and re-open as normal on Thursday 2 January 2020:

  • South Tyneside Early Excellence Centre
  • Boldon Children's Centre
  • Riverside Children's Centre
  • Ridgeway Children's Centre

The following Children's Centres will close on Friday 20 December 2019 and re-open as normal on Monday 6 January 2020:

  • All Saints Children's Centre
  • Bede Children's Centre
  • Biddick Hall and Whiteleas Children's Centre
  • Horsley Hill Children's Centre
  • Jarrow Children's Centre
  • Marine Park Children's Centre
  • Primrose Children's Centre
  • Whitburn and Marsden Children's Centre

Centre times: Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm
Centre Manager: Helen Mitchell
Phone: 0191 423 4971

Ofsted report: Riverside Children's Centre Ofsted report

STANLEY's Nursery at Riverside

Opening times: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
Free early education places: Yes
Nursery Contact: Sarah Koch
Phone: 0191 423 4957

Ofsted report: STANLEY's Nursery at Riverside Ofsted report

Apply for a free early education place - STANLEY's at Riverside Children's Centre

STANLEY's at Riverside offers free early education places for your child following their 2nd birthday.

To apply for a place and for details of the nursery's admissions process, please contact STANLEY's at Riverside on 0191 423 4957.

Find out more about STANLEY's daycare at Riverside Children's Centre.


Riverside Children's Centre offers a range of activities for parents/carers and children, including:

  • Baby Social - A group for babies aged from birth to 1 year and their parents/carers.
  • Infant Massage - for babies from birth to 12 months
  • Stop Smoking Clinic - Free advice and 1-1 support for parents/carers of children under 5 years of age who wish to stop smoking
  • Adult Training - Free courses to help you gain qualifications in Health and Social Care, Maths and Teaching
  • Time Together Group - A weekly group for children aged from 1 to 4 years old to attend with their parents and carers
  • Grandparents Group - We would like to invite grandparents to come along and spend quality time with your grandchildren
  • Family Learning Groups - Learning for Families 

Please see below for more activities and events. For more information about the centre, or any of these activities, please call 0191 423 4971

Activities at Riverside Children's Centre

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    Westoe Road
    South Shields
    Tyne & Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE33 2RL

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