News

This is the best place to keep up to date with all the goings on at First Steps. No two days are quite the same, so read all about it here:

Dates For The Diary

Summer Holidays! The longest break from Primary school is looming – but don’t panic if your childcare is not yet sorted – just call our team! We know that plans can change so quickly for families, so even if it is last minute, always give us a call or email and we can...

Local Family Events

Sunday 14th July – Higher Poynton – Summer Fest The Summerfest has something for all the family and in addition to offering the usual wide range of activities, live music, food, drink, market stalls and new attractions there will be a lively samba band. There...

Primary School Visits

Just in a blink of an eye, another year has flown by and lots of parents are preparing for their child to start school in September. As well as your child going into their Primary School for settling in sessions, all of the school’s teachers pop into First Steps to...

What’s Coming Up

As we are already a few days into June we have already begun our next theme and focus for the month ahead. We will be turning our attention to holidays, other cultures and countries and animals in the wild. We would love to hear about your planned holidays – so please...

Tip Of The Month

From:  Amy Blaikie Tip:  To nap or not to nap?! When you have children one of the top topics to talk, moan and worry about is sleep. Whether that’s naps or sleeping at night it’s at the forefront of any parent’s mind as their children go from baby to toddler to...

First Steps Family

Last month we chatted about our Tweenies. But, very quickly this age groups is that bit older and moving into our Tiddler room. Our lovely and talented Tiddler team look after children aged around 18 to 24 months. From when your child is becoming more independent and...

What We’ve Been Up To

May flew by – I guess we did miss two Mondays (we hope you enjoyed your bank holidays), but still we blinked and it’s nearly the end of June! This past month we have spent lots of time on our theme of transport, numbers and road safety. We announced in our last...

Dates For The Diary

Whit Week -Half term: Monday 27 May – Friday 31 May Another break from Primary school is looming – but don’t panic if your childcare is not sorted – just call our team! We know that plans can change so quickly for families, so even if it is last minute, always give us...

May Family Events

Monday 20th May – Elmer Day – Poynton Library   On Monday 20 May at 10.30-11.30am celebrate the 30th birthday of Elmer, everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant. Wear your brightest clothes and join the team at the library for stories, games, crafts and...

News & Updates

First Steps Ducklings We waved goodbye to our ducklings at the start of April and they went off for new adventures at a local farm. We’re so pleased to be able to share with you a great little update. Over the past few days, all the little cheeky ducks have moved...

What’s Coming Up

As we are now in the early days of May we’re now moving onto our theme of transport, numbers and road safety. We also have some exciting news, we are adding to the theme this month, after listening and watching our Dinosaur-mad children. Yes, that’s right, all the...

Tip Of The Month

From:  Tina Woodward Tip:  Learning to love to read We have always had a real passion for reading at First Steps. Even though the world has gone digital all around us, picking up a story and going on an adventure with a child is something really special. As our...