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Family First

The safety and wellbeing of all our children, parents and staff is our number one priority.

We are Proud to have been awarded

Top 20 Large Nursery Group 2023 by Daynurseries.co.uk

Top 20 Large Nursery Group 2023 by Daynurseries.co.uk

Nursery Operator of the Year 2023

Nursery Operator of the Year 2023

Why Family First?

Our Teams

Our people are passionate about creating a special environment for all of the children within our care to flourish, and we have a wonderful, caring team of senior leaders, practitioners and support staff who believe in providing the best possible standard of childcare, developing colleagues, and working together to succeed.

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Values and Culture

Our ethos is all about putting your family first, and the safety and wellbeing of all our children, parents and staff is our number one priority. We strive to provide an enjoyable working environment for all our teams; whether you are working in one of our nurseries, or as part of our support team, you’ll feel part of the family. It’s always been like this, it’s in our DNA.

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Learning and Development

We are serious about staff retention, development and creating internal opportunities to help staff fulfil their career aspirations. Our training programmes and on-site coaching and mentoring sessions help to grow and develop skills and opportunities, as we empower our staff to strive and continue to be outstanding leaders.

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Our Commitments

Our number one priority is the safety and wellbeing of all our children, parents and staff and we work to create a safe, secure and caring environment for all, which is diverse and inclusive. We focus on enjoying being together and promote wellbeing, kindness and respect, and celebrate cultural differences. Our relationships are built on trust and utmost integrity.

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Our Story

Our ethos is all about putting families first

Family First was established in 2019 with a clear ambition to become the number one quality childcare provider in the UK. Our ethos is all about putting families first, whether that be the children we care for, their parents, grandparents, or carers, or our colleagues.

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Veshi Dade

I thrive on having the responsibility to lead with autonomy and creating a setting with a unique personality, whilst we share knowledge and experience, and work collaboratively, to ensure the highest levels of care and education.

Veshi Dade
Nursery Manager

Hannah Mulholland

Everyday is a new adventure. You can never predict what will happen and what you might learn from colleagues and the children.

Hannah Mulholland
Room Leader

Laura-May Rohais Nichols

It’s been 4 rewarding years in childcare and I’m still here, looking forward to many more years in providing quality care and education to help children grow and develop in a safe environment.

Laura-May Rohais Nichols
Practitioner

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Timeline

May 2023

Jigsaw Nursery School

Hatch End & Pinner

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April 2023

Kids Play Day Nurseries & Preschools

Milton Keynes & Bury St. Edmunds

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November 2022

Cherry Childcare

Surrey, Berks, Bucks & Hants

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November 2022

Bambinos Day Nursery

Coventry

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October 2022

Woodberry Day Nursery

Fawley, Sholing, Peartree, and Waterlooville

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September 2022

The Coach House Day Nursery

Hampshire

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September 2022

Fordingbridge Day Nursery

Fordingbridge

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September 2022

Little Munchkins Montessori

Hounslow

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September 2022

Little School Day Care

Brentford

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September 2022

Handkerchief Day Nursery

Kegworth

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September 2022

Grosvenor House Day Nursery & Pre-school

Nottingham

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August 2022

Pelican Place Nursery

Witham

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August 2022

Old Schoolhouse Kindergarten

Stanway

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August 2022

Holly Corner Kindergarten

Colchester

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August 2022

Chestnut House Kindergarten

Colchester

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August 2022

Brimpton House Nursery

Kelvedon

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August 2022

Victoria House Day Nursery & Preschool

Marlow

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August 2022

Oak Tree Day Nursery & Preschool

Wokingham

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July 2022

ABC Tiptree Nursery

Tiptree

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July 2022

Davidson Roberts Ltd

Cambs (x5), Beds (x3), Herts (x1) and Northants (x1)

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July 2022

Woodlands Day Care

Oxted

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June 2022

Rainbow Nursery

Kentish Town

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May 2022

The Adventure Pre-School

Carshalton

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May 2022

Drayton House Nursery School

Guildford

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May 2022

Greenfields Nursery

Shipston-on-Stour

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April 2022

Stationhouse Nursery and Preschool

Portishead

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April 2022

Lakehouse Nursery and Preschool

Portishead

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April 2022

Ellingham House Day Nursery

Ringwood

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March 2022

Kloisters Kindergarten and Pre-School

Rochester

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January 2022

Scribbles Nursery

East Finchley

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January 2022

Play Away Nursery Group

Southampton (x3)

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December 2021

Little Explorers Day Nursery

Rochester

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December 2021

Ashleigh Nursery School

Atherstone

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December 2021

Freshfields Nursery School

Stratford upon Avon

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November 2021

Footsteps Day Nurseries

West Midlands (x10)

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October 2021

Fount Nursery

Hackney

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October 2021

Just Imagine Day Nurseries

Colchester (x5)

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October 2021

Rosewood Montessori

Ruislip

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August 2021

Nursery on the Hill

Enfield

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August 2021

Nursery on the Green

Enfield

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August 2021

Dulwich Day Nursery & Pre-School

Dulwich

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August 2021

Roehampton Day Nursery & Pre-School

Roehampton

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July 2021

Nurturing Childcare

Ash (x2)

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March 2021

Poppies

Buckinghamshire (x4) and Berkshire (x2)

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February 2021

The Kiddies Academy

Beaconsfield

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October 2020

Head Start

Barnet, Enfield and Potters Bar

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September 2020

Acorn Montessori

Harrow

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July 2020

The Worcester Park Day Nursery & Pre-School

Worcester Park

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January 2020

Prima Montessori

Gillingham

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June 2019

Little Garden Nurseries

Brentford, Clapham, Hammersmith and Kentish Town

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Our Nurseries

Latest News

A Heartfelt Gesture of Support for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

The Footsteps Stafford Nursery and Preschool embarked on a compassionate journey throughout the month of October, dedicated to raising funds for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Last week, they proudly presented a cheque exceeding £3600 to the hospital, a testament to ...

Two NMT Awards!  

On Saturday 25th November we attended the National NMT Awards 2023 at ExCel London. The annual event celebrates and awards achievements across the early years sector.   Family First were shortlisted for six awards by a panel of industry judges, and we ...

Family First Better Together Conference 2023

Last week, Family First held it’s company conference: Better Together. The event brought together Nursery Managers and support staff from across the UK to celebrate achievements, share best practices and to gain inspiration from guest speakers and award winners. ...

Health & Safety

Our number one priority is to keep our children, parents and staff safe, happy, and healthy, which is why we have a whole team of people who train and implement safety policies and procedures to ensure ongoing best practice.