First Steps Nursery - Outstanding  Ofsted Oct 2015 - First we learn to play, then we play to learn - Anon

About Us

We began operating in the local village hall in 1999, then following a successful lottery bid, we moved to our purpose built nursery in 2003.
We are a small friendly nursery that offers flexible tailor made childcare.
We are proud of our reputation and operate an open door policy, please feel free to visit any time with no prior notice.
We have fully qualified staff,the majority trained to degree level. All staff are first aid trained and have up to date safeguarding training and all are DBS (CRB) checked to an enhanced level.
The proprietor has a BA(hons) in Early Years Studies, she has also acheived Early Years Professional Status and continues with her professional development. She has worked in many childcare provisions over the last 21 years including, childminding, playgroups, out of school clubs as well as having 6 children of her own!!
Please take time to read our  latest  OUTSTANDING Ofsted report (Published November 2015) which can be found by following the link below.


Grounds of Palmarsh primary school,
St Georges Place
CT21 6NE

01303 239118


All year round (49 weeks ) 
We offer term time (39 weeks ) only places also. 
Please note:-
Free Early Education places for 2,3 and 4 yr olds is delivered in a 38 week pattern. Exact dates for each year are available on request by e mail or in hard copy at the nursery.
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