First Steps offer out of school care for any children in the local area.
Children are able to participate in various activities which have included the following: –
First Steps aim is to make the day as fun packed as possible. All children have access to fresh fruit, water and milk during the day and are provided with full breakfast, buffet lunch and snack tea.
The Holiday Club is open for the school summer holidays from Monday 23rd July to Friday 31st August inclusive.
To book your child’s place, contact First Steps on 0161 764 6752.
Further information regarding First Steps can be found here
This year’s Tottington’s Big Day Out is set to take place on Sunday 1st July!
As usual, the event is sure to have plenty going on to entertain the whole family including live bands, beer tents, BBQ, inflatables and lots of stalls.
The confirmed live bands for this year include: –
Some of the stalls at this year’s event will include: –
Tottington’s Public Band will also be entertaining event goers.
Time: 12pm – 6:30pm
Location: Crompton Meadows, Beryl Avenue, Tottington BL8 3NF
Entrance Fee £1
Contact Tottington’s Big Day Out here if you are interested in running a stall, activity or event sponsorship.
Find out more here
Are you looking for a new, enriching and worthwhile experience for you and your little one?
Then take a look at award winning Baby Sensory, and what it has to offer! With new classes starting in Bury, this could be your perfect answer!
The aim of Baby Sensory includes stimulating learning and development through exposure to different sensory experiences.
Each week is different and there is always something new to learn. What sets Baby Sensory apart from the competition is that activities are researched and designed to aid development so they ensure they can explain the why behind each activity, and what benefits this will bring to your little one, most importantly each week you will have lots of fun.
Class themes differ each week and you can attend classes for a full year and never do the same theme twice. However, the routine is the same each week which is very important for little ones. Classes follow their natural play – rest – play cycle therefore classes have a 15 minute exploratory play period built into class which also allows for mums, dads, grandparents to form lasting friendships at class.
There will be two classes both with the capacity of 20 places:
Bury Football Club
3 classes for £19 (Introductory Offer)
7 Weeks ( £7 a class – Charged termly and payment is made when booking)
Themes include Weather Week, Water Splash Week and Reflections Week.
The new classes are available to book now, and have limited availability, so don’t miss out!
Tickets can be booked here
To find out more about Baby Sensory, visit their website here
Alternatively, you can take a look at their Facebook page here
Are you looking for excellent, local childcare?
First Steps nursery are now booking places for September 2018. Take a look at our recommendation to find out more information about this wonderful nursery.
First Steps Nursery provide high quality care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years in a homely and caring environment. Children are cared for in a secure and comfortable setting. Fully trained staff facilitate a comprehensive early childhood program, designed to help children reach their full potential. The nursery provide a high standard of childcare and education as well as a unique environment in which children are actively encouraged to explore, learn and interact with others.
All staff are also 100% trained in paediatric first aid.
The nursery is open 51 weeks a year from 7.00am to 6.00pm.
Various events are held over the year including: –
The nursery provide an after school club and collect children from the local primary school, Guardian Angels. Children are provided with a snack and refreshments in a fun, stimulating environment where they can enjoy the outdoor play area, computers, books – to name but a few. The After School Club runs from 3.30pm to 6.00pm.
‘The children form close relationships with their key persons, who work hard to help children develop the confidence and independence they need to cope with change. This prepares children well for the next stage in their learning’.
‘Children enjoy daily opportunities for outdoor activities and their physical development is supported well. The various challenges available to the children in the garden have been well thought and are well managed. It allows children to grow not just in confidence but in physical ability’.
Children of all ages are happy in this warm, welcoming nursery.
What better way to hear about the nursery than first hand from existing parents of children at the nursery. Take a look at some of the parents comments here
The nursery’s goal is to provide a nurturing environment, with the best staff, to encourage happy healthy children.
First Steps know that choosing the right nursery is a huge decision. It is a responsibility they take seriously and their promise is to do everything possible to ensure the time your child is with them is happy, fulfilling and worthwhile.
Don’t delay – take a look around the nursery and secure your place today!
1 Orrell Street, Bury BL8 1PB
To arrange a visit contact the nursery on 0161 764 6752 or contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further details about the nursery can be found here
Do you know someone who deserves recognition?
Of course you do!
Maybe a fundraiser, volunteer, teacher, carer, teen hero…?
The categories include: –
Nominate your local hero and let them enjoy an amazing evening of celebrations.
Take a look at the Pride of Bury website here to find out more and to register your nomination.
Nominations can also be made over the phone on 0161 763 8787 and you can email the team at email@example.com
Please note: nominees must either live or work/ volunteer in Bury Borough (Whitefield, Prestwich, Tottington, Radcliffe, Bury, Ramsbottom)
Manchester’s free musical festival returns on 27th & 28th July 2018 at St Mary’s Park, Prestwich.
Tribute acts during the two day festival include:
– Guns N Roses
– Green Day
– Pink Floyd
In addition to the music there will be food and beer tents, stalls and lots of activities for the kids.
There are a limited number of tickets remaining for Saturday, and Sunday tickets are already sold out.
A limited number of VIP tickets have just been released.
Tickets can be bought here
Are you one of the nervous parents anxiously awaiting National Offer Day on Monday 16th April?
After 16th April you will be able to view your child’s allocated school, by logging into your account here. Emails will also be sent confirming school allocations after 9am.
If you are happy with your child’s chosen school, you must respond to the offer, in line with the instructions on the offer letter. Local authorities will inform schools of the offers that have been accepted.
If your child has not been offered your first choice, you have the right to appeal. Take a look at the appeals process below.
Your appeal is likely to be more successful if:
You can appeal a decision about a reception class to any school using the online appeals system here
Please bear in mind: –
If you have additional questions about the admissions process you can contact Bury Council on 0161 253 6474.
First Steps Nursery’s popular free baby group returns on Thursday 7th June, 9:30am – 10:30am for 6 weeks.
Enjoy an opportunity to socialise and try new activities. Sessions also include use of the sensory room.
For further details contact the nursery on 0161 764 6752.
Family Life is full of events, ideas, clubs, classes and places to go, in and around, Bury.
From weekend guides to holiday clubs, you’ll find everything you need right here.
Sunday 1st July
6 live bands, beer tent, BBQ, stalls, activities and games
Crompton Meadows, Beryl Avenue, Tottington
Frankton Road, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7FB
Contact: 0161 767 8100
42 Whittaker Lane, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1FX
Contact: 0161 798 8877