First Steps Day Nursery & Kids Club

 

  


ULSTER HOSPITAL (NURSERY PROVISION ONLY)

First Steps Day Nursery is located in a purpose built nursery unit in the grounds of the Ulster Hospital. The nursery is open to staff of the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and also members of the Public.

The nursery is registered and approved by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust for 20 children aged between 2 – 5 years old.

Opening hours are 7.30am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Number of playrooms: 2

Ratios: 2-3 years - 1:4

           3-5 years - 1:8

If you would like more information please contact the manager on 02890 561316

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LAGAN VALLEY HOSPITAL 

First Steps Day Nursery is located in the Lagan Valley Hospital. The nursery is open to staff of the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and also members of the Public.

The nursery is registered and approved by the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust for 43 children aged between 3 months and 5 years old.

Opening Hours are 7.30am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Number of playrooms: 5

Ratios: 0-2 years - 1:3

           2-3 years - 1:4

           3-5 years - 1:8

 


 

LAGAN VALLEY- KIDS CLUB

Open until 6pm, Monday - Friday

Collections from the following schools:

                                                            Pond Park

                                                            Central

                                                            St Aloysius

                                                            Brownlee

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS- Afternoon childcare available for children from the afterschool club and children can transfer to the summer scheme for childcare over the summer holidays

If you would like more information on either the Nursery or Kids Club please contact the manager on 02892 629396 or 02892 665141 ext 8726

DOWNSHIRE HOSPITAL - KIDS CLUB 

Open until 5.30pm  Monday to Friday

Collections from the following schools:

                                                            St Bridget's 

Please contact the manager to discuss collections from another school

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - CLOSED

If you would like more information please contact the manager on 07525 896985

  


SUMMER SCHEMES

 The First Steps summer scheme provides daily supervision for children aged between 5 - 12 years old. The summer scheme is primarily for South Eastern Trust employees; however registration forms are accepted from the general public.

WE REGRET THAT WE CANNOT ACCEPT CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS OLD

LOCATIONS:

Ward 14, Downshire Hospital (Downpatrick)

Lisnagarvey High School (Lisburn)  

OPENING HOURS:

8.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

DURATION OF SCHEME:

Monday 23 July - Friday 25 August 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLUB WILL BE CLOSED ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

COST

Half Day

£7.25 (1st Child)

£6.25 (2nd Child)

£5.75 (3rd Child)

Full Day

£14.50 (1st Child)

£12.50 (2nd Child)

£11.50 (3rd Child)

A NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE OF £13.00 PER CHILD MUST ACCOMPANY THE REGISTRATION FORM

LUNCH

Each child should bring a packed lunch every day, carried in a suitable cool bag. Staff are not in a position to heat food. Due to allergies NO NUTS or food containing nuts are allowed in the Kids Club. A healthy tuck shop is available each day selling a variety of healthy foods.

ACTIVITIES

Children attending the summer scheme will enjoy a summer full of activities including arts and crafts, sports, games, treasure hunts, musical activities, day trips, TV/video time, games, cookery and much more.

DAY TRIPS

Staff at the summer scheme will take the children on various day trips throughout the summer. Parents are asked to compete consent forms for each day trip. There will be a small charge for some of these trips but this will be kept to a minimum.

PAYMENTS

Separate invoices for July and then August will be posted to the given address. Payment details will be on your invoice.

If you require any further information on the summer scheme please contact First Steps Day Nursery on 02892 629396

 


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TESTIMONIALS

Please take some time to read the testimonials from our current parents who are very happy with their children's care.

Settling In

• I felt very comfortable leaving my child for the first time. The staff are very professional, caring and informative

• Staff were excellent during settling in, tailoring things specifically to the needs of my baby

• They provided lovely service to help ensure that you and your child were comfortable

Service

• A wonderful, lively, homely setting which my daughter clearly loves. Extremely satisfied

• The nursery has been a positive experience for our family and has been very supportive during transition time

• All my children have attended First Steps and have made so many fun and happy memories. The staff are amazing and so professional. My older children still love going in and seeing everyone. I recommend this nursery all the time

• I have experienced my children being looked after from the baby room to after schools and without exception have been very satisfied with the service provided and the care my children have received. I would recommend to friends without reservation. Thank you

Staff

• Staff are always very pleasant and friendly

• I am extremely happy with the nursery and the care and attention all staff give to the children and their parents

• All the staff have been supportive and caring. They have made my son's time at First Steps and amazing time

• I think the nursery staff provide an excellent service and there is nothing more and could ask for

• Thanks to all staff for their wonderful work creating a homely and warm and welcoming environment for all