Welcome to our nursery!

We aim to meet the needs of parents with needs from full day care or just a few sessions a week. We have a warm, nurturing environment where your children will feel happy, valued and welcome - helping them develop confidence and self-esteem.

Hedgehogs and Badgers

Our home from Baby unit cares for up to 6 babies aged 0 to 2 years.

Rabbits

Our two dedicated toddler rooms care for up to 8 2 to 3 year olds in each room. They provide a warm, nurturing environment promoting the children’s learning and development.

Squirrels

Our large Pre-School room provides care and education for up to 24 children. We promote the resilience and wellbeing of the children as we prepare them for the next stage of their education.

About Little Steps Nursery

Little Steps nursery opened in 1991 in one room of St. George’s Independent School. In 1996 the adjoining building was purchased and the nursery moved in. It has grown since then to accept firstly, two year old children then in 2008 our baby unit was opened. It is now run independently of the school.
Claire Atkins

Claire Atkins

Nursery Manager

Claire joined the Nursery in May 2018 bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of working within the Early Years Sector. She qualified to Level 3 in 1998 and later went on to gain a BA Honours Degree in Applied Education Studies in 2012. Claire has held the role of manager since 2004 in several different settings.

Jo Marshall

Jo Marshall

School Administrator

Jo has worked within the school office for many years offering support for any administrative or financial queries.
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Holly Howe

Holly Howe

Deputy Manager

Holly started working at the nursery in June 2010 after gaining her level 3 in childhood studies. Holly has worked both in the nursery and School before becoming deputy manager. Holly has also trained as our Nursery SENco and works with the Nursery Practitioners, children and parents to identify and support any special educational needs.

Anita Young

Anita Young

Baby Room Leader

Anita began the nursery in September 2018 when she moved to the area. She had previously worked within a School for 18 years as a teaching assistant with children aged 3 to 9 years old where she gained her level 3 qualification in Childcare and Education.

Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Room Leader

Kelly joined the Nursery in February 2018 working with our 2 & 3year old children. She holds s a Level 3 in Childcare and Education. Kelly provides a calm learning environment for the children and ensures all children reach their full potential.

Sarah Luikaj

Sarah Luikaj

Senior Practitioner

Sarah started working at the nursery in September 2009 after she qualified to level 3 in childcare and education. Sarah worked as Deputy Manager before having her own children and is a valuable member of our senior team. Sarah has trained a Senco, working closely with Holly to provide an inclusive environment for our children and staff.

Older child? Take a look at our school, St George's School, Dunstable

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Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
Remembering some special today. Always in our hearts πŸ’•
Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
Will your little one be starting nursery when the lockdown is lifted?
If so, please contact Claire, our Nursery Manager, for a personal virtual showround of our nursery: info@stgeorgesdunstable.co.uk

Little Steps Nursery - Caring for children from birth to Reception as they learn, grow and play.
Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
World Book Day at Little Steps. As you can see we have had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite book characters and sharing stories with our friends.
Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
Today we have worn bright clothes to raise money for Rare Disease Day, a charity very close to our hearts. πŸ’œπŸ¦„πŸ’™οΏΌ
Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
Look at our newly laid turf in the garden. It will be ready for the children to play on by spring. 😊
Little Steps Nursery School
Little Steps Nursery School
Look at our little budding artist in the making! Here are some of our Hedgehogs and Badger children working together to produce a master piece!

Contact us

Contact us about any questions you have about the nursery or if you wish to arrange a visit. We'd love to see you!

Office details

Little Steps Nursery School
28 Priory Road
DunstableLU5 4HR

Call us

01582 661471 Mon - Fri, 7:30-18:30

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