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Ofsted Number

by St Edwards posted 7 months ago

Due to our recent acquisition with The Co-operative Childcare we have been issued with a new EY number. Should you require the number for your records please speak to Suzanne or Kirsty.

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Save The Date!

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

On Saturday 10th December, we will be holding a Christmas Fayre for all our families to enjoy! There will be lots of festive cheer, fun activities and stalls for all the family to enjoy. All monies raised will go directly to St Mary's Hospice. Further details to follow!

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

On Thursday 1st December we will be holding a parents evening for all parents between 6.30-8pm. Groups will run by appointment times which will be on a first come first served basis. Booking sheets can be found in your child's base room. This is an ideal opportunity to meet with your child/ren's key carer and discuss their progress. Please can we ask all parent's to be respectful of appointment...

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Cash Payments

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

With effect from January 2017 we will no longer be accepting cash payments. You will still be able to pay fees on site by using our card machine or will find our banking details on the footer of your monthly invoices. Many Thanks for your co-operation.

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Pumpkin Competition

by St Edwards posted 8 months ago

Congratulations to The Jackson Family (Violet, Aqua Group) who are the winners of our Family Pumpkin Competetion! Thank you to all those who entered we were overwhelmed by enteries and your creativity! Congratulations to Aqua Group who also win a prize for their entry "Cookie Monster".

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Nursery World Awards

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

As you may have seen from our Facebook Page, First Steps Forest School were Highly Commended in the Enabling Environments category at this year's Nursery World Awards! Suzanne and Laura represented St Edwards at the prestigious event in London along with Forest School Leaders Simon and Wendy and colleagues from Co-operative Childcare.

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Photographers!

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

Aston and Ainsworth Photographers will be with us on Tuesday 11th October. Children will be photographed outside using natural light and natural poses. Their aim is to capture children's personalities giving more of a natural feel to the pictures. Proof orders will be sent out 2-3 weeks after the shoot with images for you to order if you wish.Please avoid dressing your child in black or white....

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Pumpkin Competition

by St Edwards posted 9 months ago

You are invited to decorate a pumpkin as a family to enter our Autumn Pumpkin Competition! Groups will also be entering the competition, where we will share photographs on our Facebook page, the group with the most likes by Monday 31st October at 12pm will be the winner! There will be prizes for family contributions also, so you need to be in it to win it!! Entries need to be at nursery by Friday...

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Christmas Closure Dates 2016

by St Edwards posted 10 months ago

Nursery will be closed from Thursday 22nd December 2016 and re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

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Funded Places for 2,3,and 4 year olds!

by St Edwards posted 10 months ago

Funded places available for Autumn term 2016 for 2,3 and 4 year olds! Places are limited.

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School Leavers 2016

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

It's almost time to wish a fond farewell to some of our Pre-School children as they prepare to embark on their new adventure of Big School!. In order to help us plan effectively please speak to Laura/Caroline and inform them of your child's leave date from nursery. Many Thanks.

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Story Telling Day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Wednesday 22nd June Pre-school will be hosting a story telling day. Children are encouraged to dress as their favourite character for the day and bring in their favourite story book to share with the group.

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Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

You are cordially invited to attend First Steps Children's Nursery (St Edwards) as we celebrateHer Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth's 90th BirthdayOn Friday 10th June 2016Dress code; Red, White or Blue. Prince/Princess costumes welcomed. Join us for a day of fun and games followed by an afternoon tea fit for a Queen! ...

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Dad's and Kids day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Have you organised a present for Father's Day yet? Come and join us at Forest School for a "Dads and Kids Day", Saturday 18th June 10am-2pm. Cost per Dad is £35 children come free. There will be fun activities out in the woods plus a lunch cooked on the fire. Places are limited.

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Kids Klub Productions

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Please ensure your child's Safari adventure discs are returned to nursery, regardless of placing an order. Those who wish to place an order delivery will approximately be within 7-10 days. We hope you enjoyed watching them!

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Security

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

For the safety of all our children will parents and visitors please ensure the gate is properly closed and locked on entry and exit.

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Kids Klub Produtions- Safari Adventure

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Tuesday 24th May we are having a visit from Kids Klub Productions. They use the latest television special effects to transport your child on a special Safari themed adventure. There will be a Preview disc available to take home on the day but you are under no obligation to buy.Please feel free to dress your child for the occasion either in smart clothes or dressed to match our theme but for...

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Blue Card Winner!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Congratulations to Caroline who was March's Blue Card winner. Caroline's winning nomination was for "delivering a child focused curriculum and incorporating dual partnerships with children's development".

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Active Kids Vouchers

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We are once again collecting Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers. Vouchers are available in store now until the middle of May and given to you on receipt of your shopping. We would be very grateful to receive yours and any family member's vouchers. The post box can be found in reception, or simply hand them to a member of staff. Thank you!

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New Parent Representative

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We are delighted to announce Karen Blakeney (Lucy's Mum) is our new Parent Representative. Karen's role is to be the voice of all parents to share their ideas and suggestions for the growth and development of the setting and of the care and education that we provide. You can get in touch with Karen via the email address parentrepstedwards@gmail.com. Karen will be meeting with...

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Updated Child Record Forms Now Due

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Please do not forget to bring your child's record card into Nursery this week and hand it to a member of staff. Many Thanks

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Easter Bonnet Parade

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Can you believe it's almost Easter! To celebrate we shall be having an Easter Bonnet Parade on Thursday 24th March. All children are welcome to join in the fun by making an Easter bonnet at home and bringing it in to nursery for judging, the best bonnet will receive a prize! There will be lots of fun activities going on throughout the week and we even hope the Easter Bunny will be popping along to...

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Parent Representative

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Sadly Clare will no longer be able to continue in her role as our Parent Representative due to relocating in the spring with her family. We are now looking for a parent to join our team on a voluntary basis to be our "Parent Representative". As parent representative you will be able to bring forward ideas and suggestions from other parents/carers for the growth and development of the care and...

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Extra Curricular Activities

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

This month we have added football to our extra-curricular activities. Football sessions will be on Thursday morning and is open to our Aqua and Pre-School children. Spaces are limited and are at a cost of £3 per session. French lessons have now moved to a Wednesday morning. Should you wish to enquire about any extra-curricular activities please speak to a member of staff.

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Thank You!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

As a direct result of your charitable donations from the sales of our art gallery event and the raffle at our Christmas Nativity we raised £87! Monies raised have now been donated in support of Birmingham's Children's Hospital ward 15 who have been caring for Freya (who attends Ashton Court) since January 2014 when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin T Cell lymphoma. Thank you.

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Hairdresser

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Mike the Hairdresser will be in nursery on the morning of Thursday 4th February. Cuts are £5 and payable on the day. Should you wish your child to have their hair cut please add their name and a description of cut to the list located in each base room. Thank You

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Happy New Year!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We would like to wish all our families a very healthy and happy 2016 and thank you all for your continued support throughout 2015. The whole team have been touched by your overwhelming generosity of gifts, cards and well wishes over the festive period. Thank you all.

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

We shall be hosting a parent's evening on Wednesday 2nd December 6.30-8pm. Not only will you be able to speak with your child's key worker but also take a tour around our very own St Edwards Art Gallery!! We hope you will be able to join us for a mulled wine and mince pie. Please ensure you book an appointment to speak with your child's key worker....

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Aston & Ainsworth Children's Portraits

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Photograph's have now arrived back to nursery. Please speak to a member of the team to receive your orders. Many Thanks

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Aston & Ainsworth Children's Portraits

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Children's portraits will need to be returned to nursery by Friday 30th October. Many Thanks

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Autumn Day

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

On Monday 9th Novmember we will be celebrating Autumn! Children are able to dress in autumn colours or wear their favourite autumn festival costume! All groups will be participating in range of autumnul fun activities.

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Best in Britain! We are Nursery Chain of the Year 2015!

posted 1 year ago

Our nursery group wins top accolade at early years "Oscars"First Steps Children's Nursery group, which runs four nurseries in Birmingham and Wolverhampton, including St Edward's, has been named Nursery Chain of the Year 2015 at a prestigious national ceremony.The group was given the honour at the Nursery World Awards, acknowledged as the premier awards for the early years sector, which were held...

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Dental Check Ups!

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Dr Roksareh Elledge will be visiting our over 2's on Wednesday 7th October to carry out dental examinations. Please complete consent forms and return to nursery as soon as possible. Many Thanks

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Aston & Ainsworth Photography

by St Edwards posted 1 year ago

Photographers will be in nursery on Monday 28th September from 8.30am photographing children oudside, using natural light and poses. There aim is to capture children's personalities giving a more natural feel! Please avoid dressing your child in black and white and instead dress them in colour that reflects there personality!

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We are recruiting!

posted 1 year ago

We are currently looking for exceptional full-time and part-time qualified nursery practitioners and new apprentices to join our amazing team at St Edward's nursery. Please visit our Work & Training Opportunities section for more information.

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StartWell Award

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

We have now been awarded our level 1 Startwell Award! For further advice on guidelines please visit http://startwellbirmingham.co.uk/

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Free Summer Stay & Play Sessions

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Community play sessions for 1-6 year olds led by our experienced nursery staff, exclusiveley to new families to First Steps!Sand & Water Fun Thursday 23rd July 10-11.15amLet's Get Physical Monday 10th August 10-11.15am Booking is essential, please call 0121 472 2262 and speak to Kirsty/Suzanne to reseve your place.

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Shortlisted for Nursery Chain of the Year!

posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that First Steps Children's Nursery group has been shortlisted in the national Nursery World Awards.Said our owners Debbi and Andy Gould: "We are absolutely thrilled to bits to win a place in the finals of these awards, which are seen as the "Oscars" of the early years sector. This was the first year we have entered these awards and we think it's amazing to be...

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Parent's Evening Appointments

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

You are now able to book appointments for our Parent's Evening on Thursday 16th July. Booking sheets can be found in your child's base room. Appointments will be with your child's key worker . We hope to see you there!

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Parent's Evening

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Parent's Evening will be on Thursday 16th July between 6.30pm-8pm. Further details to follow!!

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Mike the Hairdresser

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Mike will be in nursery on the morning of Tuesday 16th June. If you would like your child to have their haircut please speak to member of staff.

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Kids Klub DVD's

by St Edwards posted 2 years ago

Please return your children's personalised DVD's to nursery now!

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The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

posted 2 years ago

Quick reminder to all parents: Please ensure children are supplied with a named sun hat and sun cream to keep at nursery.We'd also like to ask you to ensure you let a member of staff know your holiday dates if you are going away...and don't forget to send us a postcard and share a few holiday snaps, so we can share in your adventures....

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Video Stars

posted 2 years ago

Kids Klub production Children attending nursery on Wednesday 27th May will be given the opportunity to star in their very own under the sea adventure! Children will be return home with a dvd sampling their starring role and parents are given the chance to purchase with no obligation. For more information please speak to Kirsty or Suzanne....

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Parent Representative Elected

posted 2 years ago

We are delighted to announce that Clare Martin is our new Parent Representative. Clare's role is to be the voice of all parents and to share their ideas and suggestions for the development of St Edward's, particularly the care and education we provide. You can get in touch with Clare via the email address parentrepstedwards@gmail.com. One of Clare's first projects will be to help us further...

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Glorious Mud

posted 2 years ago

There's nothing we like more at St Edward's than messing about in the mud! The children are drawn like magnets to our outdoor mud kitchen so we're looking for old saucepans, tins, baking trays or kitchen utensils you could donate to extend the fun! Please speak to Pam in Pre-School for any further information - and thank you in advance!...

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First Steps St Edward's
Raddlebarn Road, Selly Park,
Birmingham B29 7DB
0121 472 2262