Bersted Families

Latest Parent Information

KEEPING IN TOUCH
The First Steps Hub is now open longer hours for your convenience! 8am-6pm Monday to Friday.
The Hub are an approachable, friendly team that anyone can come to for information, advice and support. We are the first point of contact for all enquiries, we handle new admissions, provide on-going support and advice to our families, prepare invoices, process 'Free Entitlement' claims and liaise with nursery suppliers. We are also responsible for all parent communication, including newsletters, announcements, questionnaires, reminders and correspondence, and play a key role in all internal and external marketing and events, including nursery advertising, the management of our website and social media platforms. We are always happy to help and answer any questions you may have. You can call the First Steps Hub on 01243 530427 or email: firststepshub@chichester.ac.uk.

FIRST STEPS' CHARITIES
We are delighted to be supporting three local charities this year - 1) The Sussex Snowdrop Trust 2) St Barnabas House Hospice 3) The National Autistic Society.

We will be running a number of fund-raising events throughout the year so watch this space! Thank you all for your support.

Bersted Newsletters

Announcements & Reminders

  • Monday 5th October, Inset Day
  • ⚠️Important update on COVID-19 can be found in our latest Nursery Update
  • Important Dates

    Staff Development Day - Nursery CLOSED
    Christmas Eve - Nursery CLOSED from 1pm
    Christmas Day - Nursery CLOSED
    New Year's Day - Nursery CLOSED
    ParentZone Please click on this link to log in and explore your child’s learning journey

    Key Contact Details

    Nursery
  • 01243 830840
  • Ashley Hopkins, Childcare Manager
  • Sue Carpenter, Senior Childcare Manager (Monday-Wednesday)
  • susanne.carpenter@chichester.ac.uk
  • Mobile: 07767 671132
  • Duty Senior Childcare Manager (Thursday-Friday)
  • 07557 633376