For all availability enquiries please contact a member of our management team on either 01732 780431 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is never too early to enquire and book a place at Steps to School Day Nursery. Organising your future childcare will bring peace of mind to your personal circumstances.
The ratio depends on the age of the child. Our ratios are governed by Ofsted, our inspecting body, who set standard ratios for all day nurseries to adhere to. For children aged 3 months to 2 years 1:3 For children aged 2 years to 3 years is 1:4 and 3 years to 11 years is […]
Within the Nursery the minimum amount of sessions you are able to book is one full day. Within the Pre-School the minimum amount of sessions you are able to book is one half day. (Fees can be provided on further enquiries. Our fees are revised every April.)
Prior to your child starting you will receive a welcome pack. Within this there will be a list of recommended items to bring in.
All nappies and cows milk will be provided however formula and breast milk should be brought in daily in a named bottle.
The Nursery is open Mon – Fri, 50 weeks of the year. We are only closed on Bank Holidays and in between Christmas and new Year. The Pre-School is open Mon – Fri, term time only. We are also closed on Bank Holidays. Please note that in the unlikely event of extreme weather or circumstances […]
Children will not be taken off the school premises unless there is a medical emergency. We arrange for outside agencies to come in to our setting in order that the children receive wide and varied experiences within a setting in which they feel comfortable.
The Nursery runs a menu system that is alternated every week on a four weekly cycle. They are designed to be well balanced and nutritious whilst still providing the foods they enjoy. Our kitchen is run by an experienced and qualified Chef, under the guidance of our Nursery Manager. We have food deliveries twice a […]
Within the Baby Unit we have a separate room that contain three cots. A child over the age of one will be introduced to a sleep time mat on the floor in the main room. Children will be provided with their blanket and comforter which has been provided from home. All cot mattresses and mats […]
Staff encourage good behaviour at all times during your child’s sessions. We have a Behaviour Policy in place that states various procedures for staff to follow when dealing with any negative behaviour. Parents are regularly updated of how their child has been upon collection.
Are you a Partner Provider in partnership with the Local Authority which will enable my child to access funded Early Education after their 3rd birthday?
Yes. Government funding for three year olds is available to you at the beginning of the first full term after your child’s 3rd birthday. Funding for two year olds is also available, however certain terms and conditions apply. For further information on and how to apply for ‘Free for Two’ funding please see our local […]
With regards to our fees please do contact a member of the management team to gain the most up to date information. Our fees are revised every April.
Yes, for example fees are charged during personal holidays, sickness etc.
Yes. We welcome you to organise an appointment with a member of our management team to view our setting. Please see our contact details. To adhere to our strict child safety policies we can ONLY accept visitors who have previously made an appointment.
Yes we accept all types of salary sacrifice vouchers.
Here at Steps to School we pride ourselves on our strong partnership with parents. Staff understand that parents are their children’s primary educators. As a result we involve parents at all times through; termly newsletters, ‘Tapestry’ observations and assessments, parents meetings, letters, providing up to date information on our notice boards and daily contact diaries. […]
Please see Sickness and illness policies which follow strict regulations set out by the Health Protection Agency.