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🚶🏼First Steps Autumn Walk🚶🏼‍♀️

Autumn is an amazing time of year to go for a walk, so that’s exactly what Senior Academy at First Steps did. On the 21st October 2019, they took their coats, hats and wellington boots and set off for Bachelors Walk Park in Portadown. The children were able to see the changing leaves falling to […]

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Biscuit Decoration with Sunny

What could be more fun than decorating a biscuit or two with Sunny bear?! Senior Academy had a great morning decorating biscuits with chocolate, coconut and spongy marshmallows. As always the best part is when you get to lick the spoon. Delicious!! 

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Christmas 2018

It’s Christmas time again! It is that magical time of year, and the children have been busy singing and dancing their hearts out! The nativities and parties have been an absolute joy! The staff at Holly House, Kids@BT9, Little Gems, First Steps, Greendale and Clearly Kids have all been making the most of the festive feeling. […]

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Autumn Fun at First Steps

Autumn has been a lot of fun here at First Steps Junior Academy in Portadown! It’s safe to say we have been having great fun exploring the outdoors, it is the season for adventure after all! Who doesn’t enjoy the colours of Autumn?! We have all been loving the new views and colourful scenes! Everything outside […]

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Amazon Jungle at First Steps

The Amazon Jungle Comes to First Steps! On Wednesday 30th May 2018, Catherine Bennette came to visit the children in Senior Academy. Catharine helped us to bring the Amazon Jungle into our Pre School Room. We met Timothy the Tortice, he feels lie a rock, Wilbur the Lizard. Jelly Bean the Geco, he feels like […]

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People Who Help Us

‘People Who Help Us’ Month

First Steps | People Who Help Us Month People Who Help Us is one of our favourite themes on the Pre School Calendar! This topic is jam packed with new experiences and exciting things to discuss! Our first visitors of the month were the Police, a big hit with everyone children and staff. On Wednesday […]

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A Quality Time for First Steps

A Quality Time for First Steps What a great morning we had at the Educational Indoor play area, Quality Time, in Banbridge. There were so many exciting things to do, we did not know what to play with first! There were colour bowls, insect colour sorting, a story telling area, a construction area, a dress […]

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First Steps Easter Competition

First Steps Easter Bonnet Competition The month of March has been an exciting one for us over here at First Steps!  We have all been getting ready for our Easter Bonnet Competition! The task was set to each of our rooms (First Steps, Junior Academy, Senior Academy and After Schools) to design an Easter Bonnet. […]

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First Steps Tannaghmore Garden Visit

First Steps Tannaghmore Garden Visit The First Steps Tannaghmore Garden Visit! On one cold and very wet day in February 2018, the children in Senior Academy took a trip to Tannaghmore Gardens Rare Breeds Animal farm in Craigavon. Nothing was going to stop these guys from having a good time. They wrapped up well and […]

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Clear Day Nurseries Christmas Parties and Nativity

Christmas Nativity and Party Season It is that magical time of year, and the children have been busy acting, singing and dancing their hearts out! The Christmas nativities and parties have been an absolute joy! For many of our children, this is their first ever Christmas nativity so it has therefore been a Christmas to remember! […]

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