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:

First Step’s Holiday Club!

To support this very festive, but busy time of year First Step’s Holiday Club is open on the following dates to help with your childcare worries: Friday 21st December 2018 Wednesday 2nd January 2019 Thursday 3rd January 2019 Friday 4th January 2019 If you would...

Local Family Events – December

Tuesday 18th December – Poynton Library Christmas bedtime stories On Tuesday 18 December at 6.00-6.30pm, you can wear your pyjamas and bring teddy along to hear seasonal stories before bedtime. Free, and no need to book. Thursday 20th December – Poynton Library...

Dates for Diary

Christmas Party Is this Friday 14th December 2-4pm. We would like to invite all children to this, even if they do not attend that day, so please do let us know if you would like to come and join in the fun. Christmas jumpers or party dresses are more than welcome. Our...

Lockdown Policy

First Steps would like to share with all families our newly updated Lockdown Policy. We want to reassure parents that we have procedures in place to protect all the children in our care, should the unthinkable occur. Our Lockdown procedures should be seen as a...

Primary School Ready!

First Step’s families are being reminded that they can now apply for next year’s primary school places. Applications are open for a school place for children due to start primary or infant school or transfer to a junior school in September 2019. Applications are open...

Well Done Tracey O’Hare

Another well done this month to Tracey. She has passed her Level 3 in Childcare in record time and with flying colours. This qualification will go alongside the plethora of others Tracey has and we congratulate her on her hard work and dedication to completing this so...

Charlotte’s 5-star Rating

We are so very proud to announce we have received a 5-star hygiene rating from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for our kitchen and cooking. So, a very big well done to our Charlotte. She is truly dedicated to ensuing our hygiene procedures and policies are top-notch...

All Aboard!

From:  Julie Hassell – Early Years Tip:  All aboard! Going on public transport for a child is a very exciting experience, think of all those colourful buttons, sliding doors and tickets, but for a parent, it can make you anxious. Here are some top tips and advice for...

Picture of the Month

This month we have chosen this picture as our ‘Picture of the Month’ as it shows the fun we all have when we get out and about and get some fresh air. The children are always so excited to go on our adventures and we thoroughly enjoy taking them.

What’s Coming Up December

We’ve got a really busy, festive and fun few weeks ahead in the run-up to Christmas! We have lots of activities, crafts and party-fun planned to make this extra-special time of year even more enjoyable for all the children irrespective of age and understanding. From...

First Steps Family – Early Years

This month we wanted to talk more about our Early Years room. In Early Years your child will be supported and cared for by the team of Imogen, Sally, Laura and Charlotte – but Charlotte will be replaced with Joanna in the new year as we wave charlotte off on maternity...

What We’ve Been Up To November

Wow, Christmas is nearly upon us, where has that come from. This is such a special time of year and we just love getting into the festive spirit as much as the children. In November we had another great visit from the local Police who came in to teach the children...