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

Stopford Cat Rescue Summer Fair and Fun Dog Show  Sunday 21st July, Woodford Community Centre 11am-4pm. Stopford Cat Rescue are putting on their annual summer fair to raise proceeds for local cats in need! Entry for children is free and just 50p for adults with cakes,...

News & Updates

Secure your 30 free hours Some children are entitled to 30 hours free childcare per week depending on their parents circumstances. If this applies to you, please get your completed forms in for next year as soon as possible so that we can process them and have them...

What’s Coming Up

Zoolab We are looking forward to the team from Zoolab coming back in this month to show us some creepy crawlies! Zoolab are the UK’s number 1 animal handling experience company with a passion for bringing people closer to nature and to stimulate an interest in...

Tip Of The Month – Transitions

From:  Julie Hassell – Preschool Tip: Preparing your child for primary school Transitioning from pre-school to school is a stressful time for both your child and for you as their parent but there are a few things that you can do to prepare for this to help make...

First Steps Family

Toddler years are some of the most important years of a child’s life; they begin to walk; they begin to develop speech and it is when the personality of your little one really starts to develop. That’s why here at First Steps, we have our own dedicated Toddler Room...

What We’ve Been Up To

We are midway through July and our little ones are thoroughly enjoying learning all about the different countries of the world and about the animals and cultures native to them! We have seen some lovely pieces of artwork created by the children and it has been a...

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...