Stepping Stones Pre-School Canterbury was formed in 1967, primarily to provide childcare to staff working at the local hospital. The original aim was to be based at the heart of the community and provide a homely environment for local children to learn and play as well as supporting parents and families to raise their children.
to help children learn and develop
playing - painting - crafting - sports
Our setting aims to provide high quality care and education for children below statutory school age.
We aim to ensure that each child is in a safe and stimulating environment.
What people say
The staff genuinely love the children – they really care
Kate, mum of Jesse
For the staff it’s about getting to know the child on an individual basis
Ana, mum of Oliver
Yue is so happy at Stepping Stones and that makes me and my wife very happy
Gaofeng, dad of Yue Yue
Alex has not had one unhappy day at Stepping Stones
Rob, dad of Alex
I like the fact that the staff really know all the children well. I really like that they welcome parents to come in a s volunteers
Kate, mum of Charlotte
I feel completely safe leaving Alex at Stepping Stones
Hayley, mum of Alex
I like the space they’ve got – the large garden. And there’s lots of activities both creative and physical
Yulia and Leo, parents of Harry
I love all my teachers – they are all the best
George, age 3
I love playing dinosaurs and kittens
Jesse, age 3