First Steps Nursery Margate

Welcome to First Steps Nursery

First steps nursery was established in 1994 and is a family run business with your child at it's heart, we are committed to provide an enabling stimulating environment where all parents and children feel valued as part of the nursery community.

First steps nursery is situated on the edge of Dane park and is a short walk from Margate town centre, the nursery operates from a purpose built converted church which is set over two floors plus the adjoining babies and toddlers annexe.

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Holiday ClubOutstanding Ofsted report

Our excellent facilities include full CCTV coverage, Easydentic finger print recognition for entry and exit, Qualified caring staff, Outside decking area’s and garden, separate sleep/sensory room.

At first steps nursery we offer an open approach we are happy to show parents and children around the setting at any time, although if parents prefer to make an appointment they can.

Outstanding Ofsted Report

We are proud to announce an OUTSTANDING Ofsted report in every area of our nursery...

More First Steps News

  • All children make extremely good progress from their individual starting points, due to careful planning of activities according to each child's interests and abilities.

    Statements from OFSTED

  • Babies are very safe and secure in their own routines and show fascination, trust and confidence as they explore happily and interact with staff positively.

    Statements from OFSTED

  • Child protection procedures provide concise information for parents. They are thorough and clearly understood by staff, who prioritise children's safety.

    Statements from OFSTED


"Congratulations on your outstanding ofsted inspection report, this was clearly an all round team effort and is a reflection of the quality service and education that the nursery provides.

We are very pleased to have our second child Harry at First Steps and will continue to recommend your nursery."

Regards Jason & Marianne


Contact us

Speak to our friendly staff about availability and placing your child in our care.