“My son attended First Steps for over 2 years, There was no staff turnover while he was there so it is clearly a good place to work which I think helps the children to feel settled and confident in their environment.”

Cork Parent


“The staff were always very welcoming, obliging and caring. They take a personal interest in each child and always had a friendly word for us each day.”

Clonakilty Parent


“My three children were all expertly cared for at First Steps since 2003. For the past 8 years their carers/teachers have been nothing short of excellent, friendly, caring and professional. They have encouraged our children to be happy, to learn and make friends with other children in the centre.”

Cork Parent


“From the minute I met the supervisor on my first viewing of the centre I have found all the staff to be welcoming, reassuring, positive and professional. My children are happy stimulated and safe in an environment I can trust. Indeed there are times when the girls in Hopscotch feel almost feel part of the family as my children are always talking about them.”

Cobh Parent


“I found that my child’s social skills and general understanding improved a great deal which I feel was due to the lovely staff in Hopscotch. I always found them to be friendly and very patient and willing to answer any questions.”

Bandon Parent


“All the staff in Cobh were so kind to our daughter right from her time in the baby room until she finished up in Montessori class. She always came home with pictures, paintings and stories of the day. She made great friendships and so much confidence, not to mention being able to count 1 to ten in Irish!”

Cobh Parent