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News and Events

Tuesday 23rd May 2017


Dear Parents and Carers,


The appalling attack at the Manchester Arena last night is currently being treated as a suspected terrorist incident. All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones or been injured or traumatised. The police, hospitals, Council and emergency services are doing all they can to support them. As a City we will remain strong and it is more important than ever that our communities continue to support each other.

Our school leadership team will continue to ensure the safety of our children and security of our school building, and will remain vigilant at all times. 

We appreciate these terrible events will be distressing for your children and the school community. We will remain open as usual and we appreciate your support in keeping the day as calm and normal as possible for the children. We have access to Educational Psychology Services should anybody require this. 

There is an increased number of police, including armed patrols out in communities following yesterday's incident. These are general patrols aimed at providing community reassurance and there is no need to be alarmed.

There is no intelligence relating to a threat to schools and GMP are not advising any schools to close.

As we receive further information from the City Council, we will update parents/carers via our website or email and text messages if necessary.

Liz Hardy



Moovers and Groovers every Tuesday here at Martenscroft Nursery  Hall  3.45-4.15pm  Under 5's only

The Project Phoenix ‘It’s not okay’

Campaign is Greater Manchester-wide



Family Service Directory


The FSD has lots of information on national and local organisations, services and activities for families, children and young people and the practitioners supporting them.  This includes details of childcare providers (Childminders, Day Nurseries, Playgroups, etc) in Manchester.

The FSD is being developed as a key tool to support the delivery of the Early Help Strategy for Manchester and will include information, advice and guidance to support the whole family approach.




Please click here to download a copy of Martenscroft's  'What's On Guide'  



Free Childcare for Two-Year-Olds

Do you think you are entitled to free childcare? If so please take a look at how to apply, just click on the link below.



Resource and Toy Library  



There will be three sessions per week

Monday’s 3.30pm -5.00pm, Wednesday 1.30-3.00pm and Thursday 9.30am – 11.00am.


 There will be a charge for families of £1 per borrow. For more information please speak to Children’s Centre Team, Debbie, Kim, Becky or Ruth. 



Library at Martenscroft 

If you would like to borrow a book from Martenscroft Library please come along on a Monday 3.30pm-5.30pm, Wednesday 1.30-3.00pm or Thursday 9.30am-11.00am 



                        Little - Strikers                              

 Free places available for the fastest growing pre-school ftball play programme age 18 months -5 years

Hand eye co-ordination, balance and agility 

Self Confidence, social skills

Numeracy and colour recognition 

Enhance muscle and bone development 

For more information please contact Becky, Debbie or Kim on 0161 226 1266