Admissions Process

  1. Visit our nursery
  2. Choose a programme
  3. Register and enroll your child
  4. Induction and welcome

1. Visit our Nursery

At Step by Step Nursery our doors are always open and we welcome you to come along to our house and experience our learning environment. During your visit, you will be invited to tour the nursery during which you will gain an insight to the educational programme and daily schedule. We will share with you our various programme offerings and payment plans and answer any questions you may have. Please feel free to request a meeting with the Nursery Manager or Group Director, who would be delighted to get to know you better.
Please note, that during COVID restrictions we require that all tours are pre-booked in advance and all visitors have a valid PCR test result or vaccination card.

2. Choose a Programme

For children aged less than 3 years, parents can choose from 2, 3 or 5 day flexible options with the below timings:
7.30am – 1.30pm
7.30am – 3pm
7.30am – 5.00pm

For Foundation Stage 1 children we offer a minimum 5 day programme with the following timings:
7.30am – 1.30pm
7.30am – 3pm
7.30am – 5.00pm

This ensures that our FS1 children are fully prepared for their transition to primary school and are on track in all areas of learning and evelopment.

3. Register and Enroll your Child

To secure your child’s place, you will be asked to pay a registration fee of AED 1,000 and a medical fee of AED 1,000 in the first instance. You may pay via cheque or bank transfer.
You will be sent a list of required supporting documents which you will need to complete, sign and return via email. These include:
1. Application form
2. Medical form
3. Photos of your child
4. Copies of your child’s EID (front and back) visa and passport
5. Copies of both parents EID (front and back) visa and passport
6. Copies of your child’s birth certificate
8. Copies of your child’s vaccination records

Once registered, you will receive our welcome pack and details about our next parent orientation.

4. Induction and Welcome

Once your child is enrolled at Step by Step nursery you will receive a welcome email from your nursery manager with advice and guidance on how to prepare your child for nursery, including required items. Information regarding meal plan and uniform purchases will also be shared.

Explore Our Programmes


45 days to



Walking to

24 months


2 to 3 years of age


3 to 4 years of age