First Steps children’s nursery in Margate
First steps nursery was established in 1994 and is a family run business with your child at it’s heart, we are committed to provide an enabling stimulating environment where all parents and children feel valued as part of the nursery community.
First steps nursery is situated on the edge of Dane park and is a short walk from Margate town centre, the nursery operates from a purpose built converted church which is set over two floors plus the adjoining babies and toddlers annexe.
First Steps Nursery is a private day nursery registered under Ofsted. Our latest Ofsted reports are available to read on this website.View our reports
Caring management team
First Steps nursery has a structured management team with three full time managers, a full time Qualified Teacher, and a SENCO for children with additional needs.About the nursery and staff
All staff at First Steps are qualified to a minimum of Level 3 or higher and two staff have early years foundation degrees as well as our qualified teacher and Senco. All staff are first aid trained and hold an up-to-date safeguarding certificate.About the nursery and staff
First Steps graduation
In your child’s last term of nursery education, they will receive a graduation photograph before their transition into Primary School. Some example graduation photographs are available in our photo gallery.View our gallery
Providing a stimulating environment and valued community
First Steps has always been committed to providing a stimulating environment in which all parents and children feel valued as part of the nursery community.
We have an open approach and are happy to show parents and children around our safe and secure setting at any time.
The nursery accepts free early education for all 3 and 4 year-olds and also accepts the Free for Two’s funding for 2 year olds, which is subject to criteria checks.
Nursery fees are charged by the hour @ £5.25per hour. We accept free early education and "Free for Twos".
We use CCTV cameras and Easydentic fingerprint recognition and have a Key Person system to ensure our children's safety.
We supply healthy snacks and milk, and follow a strict allergy policy. We make every effort to support children's dietary requirements.
View our term dates for the current year, including all holiday dates.