Welcome To First Steps

First Steps is a funded two year old provision, which caters for children between the ages of 2 and 3 years old. The provision is well equipped with a wide range of age-appropriate resources and toys and full access to a purpose built outdoor environment.  


The staff team:

Mrs Hulme (Foundation Stage Leader and Class Teacher)

Mrs Clerehugh (Lead Practitioner)

Miss Gilbert  (Early Years Practitioner)

Miss Ali (Early Years Practitioner)

Miss Glossop (Early Years Practioner)

Miss Hill (Early Years Practitioner)


Children receive a play based approach to learning through the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with valuable opportunities to develop their confidence, self-esteem, independence and social skills. Through observations, focus activities and engagement with children, staff are able to support children in following their specific interests, progressing steadily in their development and in meeting children’s needs to ensure they are happy and confident individuals.