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What our parents and carers say about us!

"My Daughters vocabulary and speech is coming on leaps and bounds!"
 
"This place is wonderful. Cannot fault it. The staff have really helped my little girl come out of her shell. My daughter loved going here. Would highly recommend."
 
My daughter started here just 3 weeks ago and she absolutely loves it! Already her speech is coming along and she is so happy to get stuck in as soon as she gets there. The staff are all just so lovely, very welcoming and give their attention to all of the children. Truly such a beautiful nursery with great facilities amazing beautiful outdoor garden and space.
 
"My little girl started here last September in the Ladybird 2-3 year old room & absolutely  loves the nursery. I have a hard time trying to get her out of there! They are very flexible & have been able to accommodate our schedule changes. All the staff are lovely,  the facilities are great with large playrooms,  gardens & a great variety of toys.

My daughter moves to the pre-school room next month, the nursery have been great at transitioning the change & my daughter is so excited about nursery everyday!

I really like the Tapestry the online journal system which shows my child's development and I get to see photos of all her adventures!

I would definitely  recommend Stepping Stones as a friendly, caring & fun place for your child to grow & learn.
 
"The Nursery are in close contact with myself and partner keeping us all up to date with our daughters progress. We couldn't be more pleased with the Nursery and the staff - most definitely recommend the Nursery to anyone."

"Yvonne and James - Thank you for a fantastic 6 years! The children have loved their time at Stepping Stones!"

“I just wanted to take this opportunity to say a really big thank you for all your hard work over the last 4 1/2 years looking after one very excitable and bouncy little boy. You were all so welcoming in the baby unit tand settled right in and really looked forward to going to nursery every day. My most sincerest of thanks.”

“Jane – thank you for coming to my rescue when I had one week before I had to start work and my previous childcare let me down! You run a very well organised nursery.”

Thank you for everything you have done for Thomas and Alex over the years! They have had a fantastic time at Stepping Stones and it's an end of an era for all of us...

​To James - I will really miss you and nursery it was so fun with you. Thank you for the slash pad that was the best ever. It was so so fun. Love Thomas.

“I feel safe in the knowledge that my son receives a high standard of care”.

“I honestly do not know what I would have done if I had not sent my son with Stepping Stones!”

“3-5 room – you have done so much to teach my son the alphabet and numbers. Learning to read and write, and generally get him ready for the next big adventure in his life – school.”

“Our son is now 9 years old and really enjoys the Holiday Club that he attends. He is kept very busy with all the many activities – craft or cookery, a personal favourite, or outdoor games.”

“We will miss you and take with us (and hopefully leave behind) the fondest of memories.

‘From the outset Stepping Stones Nursery had a very open welcoming approach and a can-do attitude to supporting our disabled child in their foundation/pre-school year. Our little girl has been safe, well cared for and very happy here. (The Nursery have worked well with visiting professionals including regular visits from the local authorities eg the Sensory Impairment team. Thank you – we are very grateful”

“Thank you for looking after me for 3 1/2 years and for teaching me all the clever things. I have had so much fun and will miss you lots. Look out for me in my new school uniform when I come to pick up and drop off my little brother…… cos i’m off to be a ‘schooley’! Love from Elliott.”

“Thank you VERY MUCH! for looking after me the past few years. I loved being at Stepping Stones and will miss you all lots! Lyla (& Mum).”

I just wanted to say a big thank you from both Scott and myself for being such an integral and important part of our son's life... If I ever have any more children please be assured I will be seeking your excellent child care assistance.

Thank you so much for being the first safe and stable STEPPING STONE in Thomas’s education. We appreciate your hard work and dedication. When we asked Thomas what he will most miss he answered “Sarah’s Tuna pasta!” We know he will miss you all!

Thank you all for a lovely time! Lillie has spent an amazing year with you and she was so happy to be here.

To all the Nursery staff . I really enjoyed all the time I spent at nursery these last 3 years. I will miss it!! (Thanks so much) especially to Sian, Hannah, Sarah and Megan in the 2-3 room and Karen and Sian in the baby room! Joshua.

Dear James, thank you very much for helping to look after me and for being so kind. See you on the 19th as a schooley! Lots of love, Freddie.

"THANK YOU for everything you and the staff do for William - we are so grateful"

To Sian and all my lovely teachers – thank you so much for looking after me and teaching me a lot of new things. I have always had fun and couldn't wait to come in. I will miss you very much. Love Lewis xxxxx

To all the staff, just to say “THANK YOU” for looking after our daughter and making her so happy. Lots of Love Monika and Phil.

We just wanted to say a BIG thank you for making Erin’s pre-school years so enjoyable. She has loved coming to nursery since she started (age 9 months!). You have all been wonderful. Erin will miss Stepping Stones but thanks to all your hard work she is well prepared to start School. Best Wishes for the future Erin, Vanessa and Grahame.

Dear Jane, James and the entire Stepping Stones Team – Thank you so much for taking great care of our children over the past eight years. During this time the nursery has been an integral part of their (and our) lives. The Team has always been friendly, warm, caring, welcoming and professional and both Delilah + Alfie have always enjoyed attending. As parents we have always enjoyed complete faith and trust in the care + service provided. You have always been 100% reliable and, without fail, always been able to help us out of tricky situations or unexpected emergencies. Thanks again from the Zollo Family. We will miss Stepping Stones.

Absolutely brilliant, when my 2 year old started here in September 2014, he could barely talk and was incredibly shy. Now, because of the amazing staff here, he’s really come out of his shell and doesn’t stop talking. I would recommend this nursery to everyone.

Lovely nursery, great staff and my son loves being there.

Big Thank You for looking after Charlotte, bit sad it's the end of an era. Charlotte has enjoyed her time here and love the memories of Sports Days and Christmas Plays - Thank you.

We have cherished watching our daughter grow in confidence and ability. Have a wonderful summer!

​"James - Thanks so much for all your hard work in the nursery and making it such a great place for the kids. Really appreciate you and the team being so accommodating especially with Rory's allergies & our diary changes. 

"Our Daughter has clearly enjoyed her time at Stepping Stones and has clearly thrived in this environment - I know she will miss every one of you and is very sad to leave!"

​We just wanted to say a huge thank you for making Rafes time at nursery so happy and enjoyable. He has developed into a confident and happy little boy who is now ready for the next chapter in his life. We really are so grateful!!

Thank you for the past 3 years! We are so proud of the little lady Eliza has become and that's all thanks to your wonderful staff for guiding Eliza. She has had the best 3 years being at your nursery and I could not have asked for anything better. I will miss dropping her off each morning and I know she will miss all the friends she has made. Your staff are amazing and I personally want to thank you all for making Eliza-Mai the person she is today - we will miss you all. Love Eliza-Mai & family.

​"To all my friends at Nursery - I was very sad when mummy told me I was leaving Stepping Stones but Mummy and Daddy promised I can visit! So for now thank you for all the fun and excitement I've had since I came to the Nursery. I will miss you all but promise to come and visit soon! Lots of Love Sammy xxxx"