Why choose First Steps Nursery

At First Steps Nursery we offer a home from home environment, we understand that every child is unique with play at the heart of everything we do. Our Nursery is situated at Stoke on Trent College in the grounds of the Cauldon Campus and we are easily accessible by public transport and close to Hanley Town Centre. We have a secure building with a large outdoor play space and our playrooms are purpose-built and on one level so are easily accessible to all with wheelchair access.

All staff are highly qualified with many years’ of experience and are all DBS checked. All staff are also highly experienced with children who have English as an additional language and special educational needs. We provide care for all children from birth to 4 years, with competitive rates for paying parents and free places available for eligible 2, 3 and 4-year-olds. Please contact us for more information.

We are rated “Good” by Ofsted – click here to view our latest Ofsted report


The Caterpillar Room (0-1 years)

The Caterpillar Room has a dedicated area for non mobile babies and the outdoor area has a summer house which enables babies to gain fresh air but still be able to shelter from the elements.

The Ladybird Room (1-2 years)

Our Ladybird Room provides lots of stimulating activities and direct access to our garden area.

The Bumblebee Room (2-3 years)

The Bumblebee Room provides activities to develop children’s skills in all areas of development and has direct access to our garden area.

The Butterfly Room (3+ years)

The Butterfly Room provides engaging activities and helps children and their families to prepare for school. It also has direct access to our garden area.

Opening Times

Monday – Thursday8:30am to 5:30pm
Friday8:30am to 4:30pm

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