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We have opened our doors to all children and temporarily changed our opening hours to 08:00 to 17:30. Most of our activities will now take place outside. We have introduced even more regular deep cleaning routines into the nursery as well as 'bubble' groups to help reduce the risk of Covid-19. 
At Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery & Pre-School we offer high quality and innovative childcare from birth to 5 years
We are open 51 weeks a year from 07:30 to 18:00 Monday to Friday and closed for a week at Christmas
We offer term time only contracts for pre-schoolers as well as flexible sessions for working families (full day, half day and school day (9am-3pm))
We fully understand the difficulty parent’s face as they search for the best in childcare & education!  As a quality setting we believe that by combining Montessori learning with the EYFS we can offer the very best of both
Qualified and experienced teachers and practitioners deliver a superb ‘School Readiness Programme’ that starts for children around 2 years of age  and focuses on Montessori, literacy, numeracy, forest school, physical education, French, music, science and culture... all carried out in a fun way and based on children's interests!
We work closely with local primary schools to ensure that there is consistency in the teaching and learning methods we use and focus on ensuring a smooth transition for your child starting school.
Call us today to have a look around and find out yourself! Call 01244 332 270 


Montessori Philosophy
Free the child's potential,
and you will transform him into the world.



Latest Information 

Congratulations and well done Lewis!

Posted 14/10/2019

Congratulations to Lewis our Preschool Teacher who successfully passed his probation after gaining outstanding in his management observations. Lewis has played an integral role over the past three months in our Preschool, engaging with the children and teaching them to become "independent ambitious learners". Lewis will continue to develop our provision which includes lessons in French, Science and Music as well as adopting the "curiosity approach" where children learn through play and interests in order to develop those all important skills. Well Done Lewis!

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Congratulations Emma

Posted 14/10/2019

Congratulations to Emma our Baby Room practitioner who has successfully passed her probation after gaining an outstanding in her observation. Emma excels in sensory and messy play for the under 2's and has shown great progression within the last 3 months. Emma will now continue her career here at Stepping Stones Montessori enrolling onto the NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator Diploma which we will all support her with.
Well Done Emma!

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Well Done Amy !

Posted 11/12/2018

It is with great pleasure to announce the Managers EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER is awarded to Amy Costelloe - Mini Pebbles Room Leader/Acting Deputy for the following reasons:

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