Children and Families

As Church Schools we are deeply influenced by the Christian faith and its values, treating every member of our school communities with respect and offering Christian pastoral care. Our schools are places where all feel happy safe and secure and where we offer the very best educational opportunities to all whatever their gender, or ethnicity.  We want to develop independent, confident children who value learning and enjoy school. EYFS and Year 1 are taught at Barkway School and Years 2, 3 and 4 are taught at Barley School.

01763 848281
Bassingbourn Community Library

Bassingbourn Community Library consists of over 4000 books to lend including the latest popular fiction, large print fiction, books for Children of all ages and a local interest reference section.

Through the Cambridgeshire County Library we can order almost any book you may need free of charge and, as a member of the County Library there is access to the Library's online services.

To find out more please call in at the Old School Community Centre, High Street, Bassingbourn SG8 5LD where our friendly Volunteers will be able to help you.

There is a Cafe, free wifi and children’s toys.

We are open Monday 2pm - 4.30pm Thursday 2pm - 4.30pm & 6pm - 8pm Saturday 10am - 12pm

Contact: 07593853189 during opening hours or or find us on Facebook

Contact, : 07593 853189 during opening hours
Bassingbourn Community Primary School

Bassingbourn Community Primary School
Brook Road

01763 242460
Bassingbourn Judo Club

The Club teaches Judo and associated Budo Arts.

Wednesdays,  12+yrs from 7pm.

Bassingbourn Sports Centre

Richard Drage 01763 838203 / 07860 331081

Group for babies and toddlers with their parents/carers including craft, snack and playing

Thursdays 9.30 – 11.30am, Bassingbourn Parish Church

Bassingbourn Village College

This is an excellent school; there is a strong positive ethos, where all students are known as individuals and achieve some fantastic qualifications. We are all very proud of our school and the educational opportunities that it provides for our wonderful students.

Bassingbourn Village College
South End


01763 242344

A safe and friendly Youth football club for children from Bassingbourn and surrounding villages.
We run a very successful Saturday soccer development for 4-6 year olds and are a thriving and friendly club running league teams from under 7’s through to U18’s.
All enquiries very welcome.

Bloom, Birth & Beyond

Jessy is a experienced midwife offering holistic and complementary therapies to women from their first pregnancy test all the way to 6 weeks postnatal.

Jessy - 07496766716

Sharing stories and rhymes with your child helps to develop their listening skills, language and imagination.

Fridays, 2pm - 2.30pm.

Royston Library, Market Hill, Royston  SG8 9JN

Buggy Bath

Professional Buggy & Car Seat Cleaning Service. We Collect, Clean & Deliver back to you

Emily - 07818 263 663
Bumpkins Day Nursery

Bumpkins Day Nursery in Royston is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and provides high-quality daycare for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Our main nursery site is based on a working arable farm in Whaddon, just off the A1198 near Royston. Our preschool is located at the far end of the village, a short distance across the village green


01223 208 777
Cambridge Bouncy Castles
We have a extensive range of bouncy castles, inflatable slides, assault courses, sumo suits and soft play.
Safe & fully insured, 15 years experience.
Cambridge Open Studios

Our aim is to help bring artists and local people together, providing opportunities for the public to visit the workshops and studios during the annual event that takes place over the first four  weekends of July each year. A wide range  of crafts and media on display.

Candyfloss Cove

Face Painting, Bio Glitter Bar & Hair Braiding for Parties & Events

Children and Family Centre – South Cambridgeshire

Covering South Cambridgeshire Villages, the Children and Family Centre provides regular groups as well as one-off events and courses.


Regular Sessions are held at Melbourn Child and Family Zone, Mortlock Street, Melbourn, SG8 6DB

Mondays: Stay and Play 10:00 – 11:30am & Mini Movers 1pm – 2:30pm

Wednesday: Young Parents Group 1pm - 2:30pm

Thursday: Stay and Play 10:00 – 11:30am & Baby Group 1pm – 2:30pm

01954 284 672
Chrishall Holy Trinity & St Nicholas C of E (Aided) Primary School

Chrishall Holy Trinity and St Nicholas C of E Primary School,
Palmers Lane,

01763 838592
Chrishall Village Hall

Chrishall Village Hall,
Crawley End,

01763 838691
Coombes Community Centre

Different size rooms for Commercial or Private hire.

Operated by registered charity Royston Community Association.

Coombes Community Centre, Burns Road, Royston

01763 248081
Crochet for Kids

Crochet workshop for kids aged between 10-16 - come and learn the basics to get you started!

Hosted by No.3 Royston, held  monthly at the craft fairs at Market Hill Rooms on the first Sunday of every month.

Taught by crochet teacher Georgina, who is fully DBS checked. All materials provided.


Book for one month only and must be paid for in advance - please pick the month you'd like when you book: choose STYLE option and then the month

For more information and to book visit No.3 Royston – 3 Melbourn Street, Royston SG8 7BP or visit and book online:

Curwens Art Gallery

Curwens in Royston is also proud to be the home of the Art Gallery supporting local artists with a place to display their talent.

Curwens Art Gallery, 17 High Street, Royston SG8 9AA

01763 241261
Dads United

Dads United is a group for Dads and their children aged up to 5 to connect with each other, share a breakfast and have fun!

On your first visit you will be greeted by our team leader who will help you to feel welcome.

Our volunteers will entertain your children with games and activities so you can relax.

Our fun sessions include a light breakfast and snacks for the children, as well as crafts, games and activities.

Our club is normally open on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 till 11:30am

We ask all of our families to book in advance for Dads United by emailing


Daisyscan specialises in providing private ultrasound scanning packages for all stages of your pregnancy. Making the most of this wonderful moment in your life.

Dance Matters

Inclusive Ballet and Tap classes in Bassingbourn for children and adults


07957 103093
Dancing Hands

Singing, signing and dancing for pre-schoolers at Bassingbourn Primary School.


Tuesdays at 4.30pm for 30mins.

Contact Naomi, 07957 103093

The Listing publishes and maintains a directory of useful local numbers, clubs and societies, business networking, activities for children and families, and places to visit to help connect our community within the SG8 area.

Simply find what you’re looking for by using the drop-down menus above, or the main search bar.

We also publish our “What’s On…” events calendar and a calendar of clubs and society meetings, along with our regular articles.

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