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:

Mobile Phone Use At First Steps

As technology continues to evolve, First Steps would like to ask all visitors and parents to follow our mobile phone safeguarding policy. The welfare, protection and safety of every child in our care is of paramount importance, and we take our responsibility to...

Local Family Events – October

Monday 8thth October and Tuesday 9th October – Libraries Week – Poynton Library Celebrate libraries at one of Poynton’s special events: iTea and Biscuits on Monday 8 October at 10.00-12.00 noon. Bring along your laptop, tablet or smartphone and get help from one...

Dates For The Diary – October

Halloween To celebrate Halloween, we would love to see some super cute pumpkins, some scary vampires and even some potion-making witches at First Steps. So, please feel free to get into the spooky spirit and send your child in fancy dress on Wednesday 31st October...

30 Free Hours & Tax Free Childcare

Reconfirming your eligibility for 30 hours free childcare and/or Tax-Free Childcare This is a gentle reminder to all parents that you need to apply every three months for your 30 free hours childcare and/or Tax-free Childcare services. This is to reconfirm your...

Tip Of The Month – October

From: Amy Blaikie  – Tiddlers Tip: Staying Inside Doesn’t Have To Be Boring The suggestion of staying home, and staying indoors, can sometimes be met with a sigh from both children and parents alike. But it honestly doesn’t need to be boring! Here at First...

Picture Of The Month

This month we have chosen this picture as our ‘Picture of the Month’ as it shows the fun the younger children have in our messy play sessions.

What’s Coming Up – October

Hello October. Wow, you came around quickly, 2018 is flying by! As we embark on another new month, we start our new theme of Traditional Stories and Rhymes as well as using calendar dates to explore more of the world around us. We will be doing lots of activities,...

First Steps Family

We announced in last month’s newsletter the new layout of all of our rooms. If you did miss this you can catch up here: https://www.firststepspoynton.co.uk/first-steps-family-new-room-layout/ This month we wanted to talk more about our newest room here at First Steps...

What We’ve Been Up To – September

September has flown by – we’re not sure where the time has gone, we were waving off August and now it’s suddenly October! Across September every room explored two themes, Autumn/Harvest and Space. We have had such a blast (excuse the pun!) The children in our toddler...

Local Family Events – September

Thursday 6th September – Lego Club – Poynton Library LEGO Club – 3.30-4.45pm – monthly, on first Thursday of each month. Free; no need to book. Suitable for children aged 4 years and over. Duplo available for younger siblings. Thursday 6th September –...

Dig Out Those Wellies

As September is here, that surely means rain is on its way! So, please can we remind parents to pack their children’s wellies and rain macs if the weather forecast is looking gloomy! We want to make sure that all the children can enjoy as much of the fresh air as...

Thank you!

We would like to say a BIG thank you to all parents who have given us a leaving card or present, we were really shocked with how many we received. The kind words and thoughtful presents have been truly lovely, and we are very thankful for them all. We want to send...