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Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery

Welcome to Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery part of YMCA Derbyshire. We offer local and affordable childcare and outstanding early learning to give your child the best start on their educational journey.

Established in 1988, Stepping Stones began with a group of women who came together when they were unable to work due to a lack of affordable, local childcare. The result was Derby’s first community business, combining being a Limited Company and a voluntary organisation, providing the local area with flexible childcare and nursery places for all families. 

Our Nurseries

Derwent Stepping Stones Nursery Mission & Values

Our Mission

To deliver high quality early years childcare, which helps all individuals recognise their full potential and enables them to be ambitious in achieving it.

Our Values

Quality – From the training of our staff to our learning environments, we deliver quality in every aspect of our childcare. Both our nurseries have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Honesty – We are honest and transparent and strive to build lasting and trusting relationships with the children in our care, their families and our wider community.

Passion – A genuine love for what we do drives us to perform at our best to deliver excellent early years education and support.

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