Stepping Stones


Nursery & Preschool in Bognor Regis, West Sussex.

Providing the local community with high quality affordable, flexible daycare for all children from 3 months to 5 years. Offering funded places for 2 year olds and free entitlement places (15 and 30 hours) for 3 and 4 year olds.

Monday to Friday 7.30am – 6pm
(except Bank & Public holidays)
As of Monday 23rd March we will ONLY be opening for the children of families on the latest governments key-worker list. The link below will tell you if you qualify for this option. Please can you make management aware ASAP if you are going to be using our service. Please make sure that you read all the guidance and assess whether or not you need to use this service.
We will continue to keep you all updated with any further news and changes we have. Please keep checking the website and Facebook page. Please can all parents read this government document re: the closure of educational settings.
This is a very uncertain time for everyone and we can’t thank all our children, parents and families enough for being so caring and supportive and all the positive feedback we are receiving at this time.  
 Thanks from everyone at Stepping Stones.

Places per Session

Stepping Stones has 3 buildings, 8 rooms and 2 sensory rooms, together with well designed, covered and open outdoor play areas for the children to free flow between in and out of doors in all weathers.

Stepping Stones is managed by Lorraine Mellers, with support from finance administrator Rosaline Westwood and administration assistant Liz Burles.

Nursery Unit: 3 months to 3 years

Our Nursery Unit has 4 rooms and 1 sensory room. There are two outside play areas, one of which is covered. The staffing ratio 1:3 for children 0-2 years and 1:4 for 2-3 years.

Emma Keller is the deputy manager responsible for the Nursery Unit.

Preschool Unit: 3 to 5 years

The Preschool Unit has 4 rooms and 1 sensory room. located in 2 buildings, and a large outside play area. The Staffing Ratio 1:8 for children 3-5 years.

Chrissie Oliver is the senior deputy manager responsible for the Preschool Unit.


Monday 7:30am – 6pm
Tuesday 7:30am – 6pm
Wednesday 7:30am – 6pm
Thursday 7:30am – 6pm
Friday 7:30am – 6pm

Closed Bank & Public Holidays


7:30am – 1pm
7:30am – 3:30pm
7:30am – 6pm
9am – 1pm
9am – 3:30pm
9am – 6pm
1pm – 6pm
Full Time

To enquire about a nursery place, please include your child’s date of birth, together with the days and sessions you require.

*Minimum of 2 sessions over 2 days.

8 + 2 =

Stepping Stones Nursery
South Way
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO21 5EZ

01243 871044 Nursery Unit/Main Office
01243 871020 Middle Unit
01243 872198 Preschool Unit