© 2015 First Steps Day Care (Stokesley) Ltd

About Us

We offer 10% discount for the eldest child.

After joining with us you are entitled to 3 x FREE settling in sessions. (1 hour sessions to help your child settle and get used to their surroundings.

We offer two weeks holidays at half fees in accordance to your child's sessions.

The Nursery itself is set up to put the children’s welfare first and to OFSTED’s Specification. The building is set up on two floors with 0-2 years on the ground floor and 3+ years on the top floor.The nursery operates under the guidance of the Early Years Foundation Stage and are registered and inspected by Ofsted.

We use a company called Signing Tots, they visit the nursery to sing songs and teach the children Basic British Sign Language. This is a great hit with the children and they thrive during the session. 

For more information on our inclusive offers please contact us.

First Steps Day Care is privately owned and managed by Emma Shaw & Rebecca Stephenson. Between Emma & Rebecca they have over 15 years’ experience in child care.

We offer a wide variety of sessions to suit individual needs. We understand that many parents/carers work various shifts so we pride ourselves on being flexible. Please contact us regarding your requirements and we will do our best to accommodate them.

 

 


We offer;

Full day sessions 8.00am - 6.00pm

Half day sessions 8.00am - 1.00pm/ 1.00pm - 6.00pm

Play Group sessions 9.00am-11:30am/12:30pm-3.00pm

9-3 Session 9.00am-3.00pm

Before School Session 8.00am - School

After School Session After school - 6.00pm

Pick Ups From School Nursery Mornings - 6.00pm 

We can open at 7:30am on request and you can also create your own session. Please contact us for more details.



 

 

 

Meet The Team

Emma Shaw
Owner/Manager


Hi I am Emma, I am one of the Owners and Managers and you will find me in the Office. I have my CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce and i have also completed my Level 2 in Leadership and Team Skills.

I have also completed my....
 Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid.
Safer Recruitment,
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness,
Safeguarding Level 2 and Level 3,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Forced Marriages,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Level 2 in Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Fire Marshal Training
Introduction to the EYFS,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing
Children's Mental Health.

Rebecca Stephenson
Owner/Manager


Hi I am Rebecca I am one of the Owners and Managers and you will find me in the Office. I have my Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years with the triple grade distinction and i have also completed my Level 2 in Leadership and Team Skills.

I have also completed my....
 Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid.
Safer Recruitment,
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness,
Safeguarding Level 2 and Level 3,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Forced Marriages,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Level 2 in Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Fire Marshal Training
Introduction to the EYFS,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing
Children's Mental Health.
Sign Language,
Biting in Early Years.

Samantha Gibson
Room Leader

 Hi i am Sam, I am currently the Room Leader in the Roaring Lions Room. I look after children aged from 2-3 years. i have my Level 3 NVQ in Children's Learning and Development. 

I have also completed my....
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,
Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Forced Marriages,

Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Introduction to the EYFS,
Supporting 0-2 Year Olds in the EYFS,

2 Year Old Progress Checks,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing,
Children's Mental Health,

Stacey Mackenzie

Nursery Nurse 

Hi i am Stacey, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Tiny Tigers Room. I look after children aged from 1-2 years. i have my Level 3 NVQ in Children's Care Learning and Development. 

I have also completed my....

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness,
Safeguarding,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Forced Marriages,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Introduction to the EYFS,
Supporting 0-2 Year Olds in the EYFS.

Online Safety,
Breast Ironing,
Children's Mental Health,

Ellie Staples
Room Leader

Hi i am Ellie, I am currently a Room Leader in the Mini Monkeys Room I look after children aged from approximately 6 months to 18 months old. I have my Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning & Development.

.I have also completed my....
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid,
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness,
 Safeguarding,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety
Introduction to the EYFS,
Supporting 0-2 Year Olds in the EYFS,
Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing,
Children's Mental Health,
Understanding Babies.
 

Jessica Rathbone
Room Leader
 

Hi i am Jess, I am currently a Room Leader in the Tiny Tigers Room. I look after children aged from 1-2 years. I have my Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours in Early Childhood Studies.

.I have also completed my....

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid,

Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Child Sexual Exploitation,

Equality & Diversity,

Health & Safety,

Fire Safety

Introduction to the EYFS,

Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,

Online Safety,

Breast Ironing,

Children's Mental Health.

Kate Hughes
Deputy Manager/SENCO


Hi I am Kate, I am currently the Deputy Manager and you will usually find me in the Office. I have my NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) .and i have also completed my Leadership and Management qualification.

I have also completed my....
 Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid.
Safer Recruitment,
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness, Safeguarding Level 2 and Level 3,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Introduction to the EYFS, Supporting 2 Year Olds in the EYFS,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing
Children's Mental Health.

 

Emma Atkinson
Nursery Nurse

 Hi i am Emma, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Mini Monkeys Room I look after children aged from approximately 6 months to 18 months old. i have my NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education.

I have also completed my....
Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid,
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness,
 Safeguarding,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety
Introduction to the EYFS,
Supporting 0-2 Year Olds in the EYFS,
Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing,
Children's Mental Health,
 

Emily Watson
Room Leader
 

Hi i am Emily, I am currently a Room Leader in the Pre School Room. I look after children aged from 3-5 years+ I have my Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce and i am currently doing my Level 3 Qualification.

.I have also completed my....

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid,

Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Child Sexual Exploitation,

Equality & Diversity,

Health & Safety,

Fire Safety

Introduction to the EYFS,

Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,

Online Safety,

Breast Ironing,

Children's Mental Health.

Grace Stewart
Nursery Nurse
 

Hi i am Grace, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Roaring Lions Room. I look after children aged from 2-3 years. I am doing an apprenticeship and working towards my Level 3 Qualification.

.I have also completed my....

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Health & Safety,

Introduction to the EYFS,

Kerry Wilkinson
Room Leader
 
Hi i am Kerry, I am currently the Room Leader in the Baby Bears Room. I look after children aged from 6 weeks to approximately 6 months. i have my Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development. 

I have also completed my....
Food Hygiene,
Safer Allergy Awareness, Safeguarding,
Prevent Duty,
FGM,
Child Sexual Exploitation,
Equality & Diversity,
Health & Safety,
Fire Safety,
Online Safety,
Breast Ironing
Children's Mental Health,
Understanding Babies.
 

Robyn Connors
Nursery Nurse
 

Hi i am Robyn, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Roaring Lions Room. I look after children aged from 2-3 Years.I have my Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce and i am currently doing my Level 3 Qualification.

.I have also completed my....

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid,

Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Child Sexual Exploitation,

Equality & Diversity,

Health & Safety,

Fire Safety

Introduction to the EYFS,

Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,

Online Safety,

Breast Ironing,

Children's Mental Health.

Tracy Dalton
Nursery Nurse
 

Hi i am Tracy, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Pre School Room. I look after children aged from 3-5 years+. I have my Bachelor of Arts with Second Class Honours in Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Professional Status. I also have my Level 2 Certificate in understanding Autism.

.I have also completed my....

Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Child Sexual Exploitation,

Equality & Diversity,

Health & Safety,

Fire Safety

Introduction to the EYFS,

Supporting 3-5 Year Olds in the EYFS,

Online Safety,

Breast Ironing,

Children's Mental Health.

Alysha Barker
Nursery Nurse
 

Hi i am Alysha, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Tiny Tigers Room. I look after children aged from 1-2 years. I have my Cache Level 2 Certificate in Children's Care, Learning and Development and I am working towards my Level 3 qualification

.I have also completed my....
Food Hygiene

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,
FGM,

Child Sexual Exploitation

Health & Safety,
Children's Mental Health,

Gabriella Di Giorgio
Nursery Nurse
 

Hi i am Gabi, I am currently a Nursery Nurse in the Tiny Tigers Room. I look after children aged from 1-2 years. I have my NQT in Primary Education.

.I have also completed my....

Food Hygiene,

Safer Allergy Awareness,

 Safeguarding,

Prevent Duty,

FGM,

Health & Safety,

Breast Ironing,

Children's Mental Health.