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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

Dates for the Diary

Local schools break up for February half term on Friday 14th February and return on Monday 24th Easter break runs from Friday 3rd April returning to school on Monday 20th April

Local Family Events

Local Family Events

Chatsworth Farmyard and Adventure Playground Full of animals and plenty of space for the kids to run around – suitable for all ages. Saturday 15th – 23rd February Chatsworth House, Bakewell Family Yoga – Superworm This is open to everyone - children, teens, mums,...

News and Updates

News and Updates

A huge congratulations to Lauren from our Baby room, who gave birth to Rosie, a gorgeous little baby girl, a few weeks ago. Places on our February half term holiday club are filling up fast so if you need a place be sure to book soon. Some of our before and after...

What’s Coming Up

What’s Coming Up

On Valentine’s Day we’ll be celebrating the day of love with some creative crafts and maybe even making a card for the special people in our lives (our parents and carers). Shrove Tuesday falls on 25th February this year, so we’ll all be indulging in some scrummy...

Tip of the Month

Tip of the Month

Bedtime Hacks for When the Clocks Change When the lighter evenings arrive, it’s sometimes hard to get your little ones to go to sleep. The change in routine and the fact that it’s not dark outside can be confusing for little ones. Here are some simple tips from Zoe...

First Steps Family

First Steps Family

The children in our Tiddlers room are just finding their feet physically and emotionally, so we’re on hand to help them become more independent and make their own choices. Our Tiddlers are between the ages of 18 to 24 months, a time when many children start to...

What We’ve Been Up To

What We’ve Been Up To

As this is our first newsletter of 2020, I’d like to take this opportunity to say Happy New Year and Kung Hei Fat Choy to all of our parents. Throughout January, both staff and children have really been enjoying learning all about Chinese New Year and Chinese culture....

Local Family Events

Local Family Events

Cheshire Children’s Market Poynton Grab yourself a bargain with tables full of barely used baby and children’s toys and clothing. Wednesday 1st January from 10:30am Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane, Poynton Aladdin Performance by the Cheshire Youth Pantomime...

Dates for the Diary

Dates for the Diary

23rd December – nursery closes for Christmas at 6pm 2nd January – nursery reopens at 7am 10th January – first music session for pre-schoolers 31st January – closing date for primary school applications

News and Updates

News and Updates

Lauren Griffiths will be starting her maternity leave in January, please join us in wishing her the best of luck with her new little one and we look forward to welcoming her back in the Autumn. You may be aware that we have started to use online profiles for your...

Tip of the Month

Tip of the Month

Tip: Preventing Festive Meltdowns Christmas can be a difficult time of year for toddlers and tweenies. All the excitement in the lead up to the big day, coupled with endless parties, staying up later than ususal, sugar overload and a lack of routine, can add up to...

What’s Coming Up

What’s Coming Up

In January, we’ll be focusing on the themes of winter, weather and the Polar Arctic regions. Chinese New Year will be another theme. We’ll be trying some Chinese food, including fortune cookies, and doing some fun craft and learning activities based on the...