Join us at our Open Days! Every Friday from 9am - 4pm
This is a great opportunity to come along and meet the teachers and have a guided tour of our fantastic centre.
First Steps Newmarket is a warm and nurturing centre situated in central Newmarket, just a few minutes’ drive from Remuera and Greenlane. Our focus is to provide the best quality childcare and education in the greater Epsom area.
We have two dedicated rooms in our homely centre. Our Haumia room is resourced perfectly for little ones aged three months to two years old, with opportunities for children to practice rolling, sitting, crawling and walking in a calm and nurturing environment. Our over two’s room has a huge outdoor area with a brand new playground for children to challenge themselves and promote healthy exercise under the supervision of teachers.
What you can expect from our centre:
- We have established a great sense of community spirit by holding parent teacher evenings and events such as Matariki, Chinese New Year, Diwali and Mothers and Father’s Day celebrations. We celebrate our culture’s rich diversity and welcome input from our parents and families.
- First Steps Newmarket provides fun learning opportunities for children. Our skilled teachers link numeracy and literacy to learning experiences throughout the day, naturally introducing our children to these essential skills.
- Our children are encouraged to partake in sustainability as we reduce waste, reuse items for collage and recycle all unwanted items.
- First Steps Newmarket provides a unique Be School Ready programme to ensure every child is well prepared for school.
We really like to look after our families here at First Steps Newmarket and there is always something fun and exciting happening here for the children. Come and visit us to meet our teachers and have a guided tour of our wonderful centre.
Click here to read our Philosophy and Values
We are excited to offer our families access to Storypark e-portfolios. They are a great way to keep up to date with what you child is doing while at the centre. You can log in to the secure platform wherever you are in the world to see what's been happening in their day, check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information of this fantastic resource.
"I recently checked out this child care centre. They are amazing and kids looked well loved and spoilt for choice with lots of things to do and play with" - February 2014
"First Steps Newmarket feels like a home away from home. It is cosy and I know my child feels very comfortable there and looks forward to her daycare days" - February 2014.