Community Hub

Community-Minded Ltd is a not-for-profit community enterprise and registered as a company limited by guarantee. Isabelle Qamar is the Managing Director and Paula O’Reilly is the Senior Director. 

Isabelle manages both Old Moat Childcare settings. One is based in Old Moat Primary school (Community Hub) and the other in Old Moat Sure Start Children's Centre. We offer care & education to children aged 9 months to 11 years old including 15 hours free for 2 years and 15/30 hours free for 3/4 years old.

You can contact us on 0161 434 9225 / 07977516998 (Community Hub) or 0161 434 1555 / 07508378011 or email us on .

Paula is the manager of Old Moat Learning Hub, based in Old Moat Sure Start Children’s Centre and its main focus is to empower and inspire local resident’s and raise aspirations. We offer courses, workshops and learning opportunities to adults. Paula also coordinates a volunteer group and holiday playscheme for children. You can contact her on 0161 446 2131 or email us on

Community-Minded provide after school club provision for pupils from Old Moat Primary. Places can be booked via 0161 434 9225 or via email at 

"Pupils say, and their parents fully agree, that they feel completely safe."