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:

Local Family Events

Winter Wonderland Experience Stockport is greeted by its very own Snow Fairy that waves her magic wand and starts the countdown to Christmas! Saturday 16th November from 4:15pm-8pm Merseyway Shopping Centre Cheshire Children’s Market Come grab yourself a bargain with...

Dates for the Diary

Xmas closing dates – Nursery closes on Monday 23rd December and re-opens on Thursday 2nd January Xmas party – Friday 20th December, all children are welcome

News & Updates

Welcome to our new team member Fareeha who has joined our preschool and early years team. Fareeha will be working towards her NVQ3 and is educated to degree level, we’re sure she’ll be a brilliant addition to the team. As you may be aware we are in the process of...

Tip of the Month

Tip: Bathing your Baby From: Gemma O’Hare Our baby expert Gemma O’Hare answers all your questions about baby bath-time. How often should I bath my baby? The frequency of your baby’s baths is really down to how much they enjoy being in the water. Three times a week...

What’s Coming Up

This month, we’re focusing on a literary theme as we look at traditional stories and rhymes.  Our team will be doing lots of activities based on nursery rhymes with the children – as well as myths and legends from throughout history. Around this time of year, we also...

First Steps Family

This month, we’ll be showcasing the Baby Room within the nursery; a bright, welcoming space designed specifically to meet the needs of young babies from the age of 3 months to 12/14 months. Our Baby Room is your little one’s first encounter with nursery and usually...

What We’ve Been Up To

Welcome to the November edition of our First Steps newsletter and hasn’t time flown by this year; it’ll be Christmas before we know it. Since our last newsletter we’ve been very busy in the nursery.  We held our hugely popular and seriously spooky Halloween party...

Local Family Events

Now Stockport Family Comic Con A fun day out for all the family with loads of geeky things to do. Sunday 13th October – 10am Stockport County FC, Hardcastle Road, Stockport Tickets from £3.50 from www.gigantic.com Tatton Park Family Pick a Pumpkin Day Visit the farm...

Dates For The Diary

Our October half term holiday club will be running from Monday 28th to Friday 1st  November, catering for children aged 4-11 years.  Spaces are filling up fast so please contact hello@firststepspoynton.co.uk to secure your position. If you take advantage of the 30...

News & Updates

New Staff Member We’d like to welcome new team member Alison Farrell to the First Steps family.  Alison is joining us as a fully qualified nursery nurse and will be working across all rooms in the nursery to cover breaks, holidays, absences and provide extra support...

Tip of the Month

From:  Julie Hassell Tip: Looking Beyond the Mess of ‘Messy Play’ The thought of messy or ‘sensory’ play sends many parents into meltdown – all that glitter, slime, shaving foam, beans or mud being smeared all over the walls and trodden into carpets is often too...

What’s Coming Up

We’re pleased to announce that the French classes run by Mrs Moehle every Wednesday are now free of charge.  Children have been taking our thirty-minute sessions each week and following extremely positive feedback we’ve decided to continue the lessons at no extra cost...