Newest acquisition: Home from Home Day Nursery, an OUTSTANDING nursery in Hove, East Sussex

iStep Learning is the pinnacle of excellent care and education.

The operator of 22 day nurseries, and our expansion is not limited to childcare. iStep was formed by the joining of The Nursery Family and Bambinos Childcare Centres – two groups with the vision to be the leading operator of early years education in the UK.


iStep Learning is the operator of 22 UK nurseries, working with a team of skilled experts in the industry to take each business to a new level of success and growth.


iStep Learning is committed to becoming a leading multi-disciplinary group in education. We strive to create and uphold new standards in the education sector. We are determined to offer an exceptional learning experience to our students.

because we care

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About us

We take on board the brands that are built on years of hard work and best practice from previous owners.

We preserve and enhance every chain’s tangible and intangible heritage by resolutely focusing on the quality of their products and services.

Led by a team of industry experts, we work closely and collaboratively with each brand to take each business to a new level of expertise and growth. We appreciate and value frontline knowledge – our service is constantly improving and evolving through constant feedback from staff.

Our Curriculum

We have diligently crafted and implemented a comprehensive early year’s curriculum tailored to address the unique needs of each child in our care.

Our curriculum encompasses a spectrum of experiences, learning objectives, and developmental goals that we aspire for every child to attain. Our overarching aim is to foster an ambitious and inclusive learning environment, imparting knowledge, skills, and understanding to all children.