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First Steps - We offer educational nursery and and pre-school care
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Conveniently located in the heart of Shepton Mallet in Somerset, First Steps Day Nursery offers educational nursery and pre-school care for your child in a safe, loving and caring environment.

Our Staff

When it comes to childcare, nothing is more important than being able to trust the person looking after your child.

At First Steps Day Nursery, we only recruit staff who go that extra mile to foster and maintain a fantastic relationship with you and with your child. Therefore, all of our staff are hired on the basis of proven and referenced qualifications as well as demonstrating a natural talent and bring something unique to First Steps.

Our staff are encouraged to move to the next level of their profession – to aspire to a higher qualification, be it a diploma or degree or spending time putting their most recent training into practice or through attendance of childcare management training courses.

Our current staff profiles include:

Elaine Garland
Elaine Garland
Managing Director/Manager Child's Welfare and Safeguarding
  • Qualifications
  • NNEB NVQ Assessor
Ruth Garland
Ruth Garland-Davies
Pre school Room Manager
  • Qualifications
  • BA (Hons) Early Years
Tuesday Roberts
Tuesday Roberts
Deputy Manager
  • Qualifications
  • Foundation Degree in Early Years Studies
Catherine Patterson
Catherine Patterson
Baby & Toddler Room Manager
  • Qualifications
  • Working Towards Foundation Degree in Early Years
Lisa Davis
Lisa Davies
Baby Room Supervisor
  • Qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3
Charlotte Clothier
Charlotte Clothier
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • Childcare Learning & Development Level 3
Samantha Fry
Samantha Fry
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • Level 4 Childcare & Education
Louise Langan
Louise Langan
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • CACHE Diploma Level 3
Victoria Maggs
Victoria Maggs
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • BTEC National Diploma Level 3
Danielle White
Danielle White
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning & Development
Vicky Watson
Vicky Watson
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • BTEC National Diploma Level 3
Naomi Oliver
Naomi Oliver
Senior Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • BA Honours in Children Welfare & Society EYP
Ruth Miles
Ruth Miles
Senior Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • NNEB Childcare Level 3
  • Working Towards Foundation Degree in Early Years
Gemma Stone
Gemma Stone
Early Years Professional
  • Qualifications
  • BA (Hons) in Early Years
Hayley Rahn
Hayley Rahn
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • Foundation Degree in Early Years Studies
Ruth Miles
Katie Luxford
Nursery Nurse
  • Qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3 Childcare's care, learning & development
Ruth Miles
Morgan Elms
Apprentice
  • Qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3 Childcare's care, learning & development
Ruth Miles
Rosie-May Smith
Apprentice
  • Qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3 Childcare's care, learning & development

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Recent Testimonials

"Alfie has enjoyed his time at First Steps, I cannot recommend this nursery enough, he has loved spending time with all the other children and the staff are fantastic at their job and very caring, he will certainly miss you all"
E Bigden

"Play resources are abundant and exciting and outside children develop new skills."
Ofsted 2013

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Our Ofsted Reports

Our parents are thrilled with the high standard of early years education their children receive at First Steps Day Nursery.

First Steps - Our Food Hygiene Rating

Our Rating

First Steps Day Nursery has been awarded a Food Hygiene Rating 5!! Our kitchen staff are very proud of this accolade and continue to maintain the very high standards expected to provide great home hearty and healthy cooked meals for all our children.