• Expert care for your Child

    Highly qualified staff, some of whom continue to work towards new qualifications,
    there is a wide range of knowledgeable and skilled staff within our team

  • First Steps Nursery

    First Steps Nursery & Pre-school has been open since March 2004
    and was awarded 'Good' by OFSTED in April 2017

  • Excellent Facilities

    Based at Shireland Collegiate Academy, we have access to a wide range of facilities
    such as theatre, sports hall, music rooms and large tennis courts

Welcome to First Steps Nursery

First Steps Nursery opened at Shireland Collegiate Academy in 2004 with the aim of providing a safe and stimulating environment for all children to learn and develop, where the standard of care is of the highest quality.

OFSTED regulated

Expert & qualified staff

Full & part time places available

Open 51 weeks a year

Our Services

The children at First Steps Nursery & Pre-school are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities & experiences, whether through free play, where they can actively explore at their own rate and through adult initiated activities, that are planned to meet the needs of the children according to their age and stage of development, taking into account their interests and desires.

High quality care

Our highly qualified and knowledgable staff provide high quality childcare to the local community and beyond.

Activies are planned to meet the needs of the children according to their age and stage of development, taking into account their interests and desires.

Staff treat all children as individuals and work closely with parents/ carers to ensure their beliefs and wishes are catered for in line with the nursery ethos.

We have a large, newly refurbished garden, where actively encourage our children to explore in all weathers.

Based at Shireland Collegiate Academy, we have access to a range of facilities such as theatre, sports hall, music rooms and large tennis courts.

Children are actively encouraged to care for and respect one another, taking into account the beliefs of others and sharing their own experiences.

Book a visit


If you would like to find out more information regarding First Steps Nursery & Pre-school, please contact Emma Bryant, Nursery Manager on 0121 565 8927 or email at: emma.bryant@collegiateacademy.org.uk