Welcome To FirstSteps

The No.1 nursery administration software package
Complete your Nursery Management Puzzle with FirstSteps.

Since 1994 we have been at your service, providing quality, professional software to make things easier, and future proof for the childcare sector.
FirstSteps incorporates all aspects of Nursery administration for all types of settings so you don’t need to shop anywhere else.

Call us today on
0116 275 3567 to enquire...

Our Products

Our ‘one stop shop’ offers a wide range of products and services with flexible features designed to cover all aspects of Nursery Administration If you want to….
  • Streamline your business
  • Reduce your running costs
  • Save time spent on paperwork
  • Track, monitor, record & plan efficiently
  • Strengthen communication with Parents & Carers
  • Be GDPR and Ofsted compliant







  • What Do People Have To Say About Us...



    • Sally Rustomji — Nursery Director,

      I have been using First Steps for over 18 years and it really is my go to place for everything I need when running and managing our nursery


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      Sally Rustomji — Nursery Director,
      The Old School House Nursery
    • Jennifer Romcke — Owner

      The online “hosted” function provides me with the confidence that my data is secure and protected and constantly backed up, whilst giving me flexibility to access from anywhere. I have found the training & support to be very good, there is constant development to improve the product and to cater for individual needs along with the growing demands of the nurseries and industry.


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      Jennifer Romcke — Owner
      Emeralds Little Gems Daycare Ltd & Redd Nurseries Ltd
    • Jacqui Hannaby

      All in all the app has had a positive impact on our already outstanding practice and we wouldn’t be without it.


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      Jacqui Hannaby
      Granby Nurseries Childcare