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Footsteps Howdon offers a warm and friendly playgroup for children aged 2 to 4 years old within Howdon Hub. We aim to provide high quality care, education and family support to those in the local community.

Delivering Excellence

At Footsteps we pride ourselves on having a strong team who work hard together to provide excellent learning opportunities, a caring atmosphere and a home from home environment for children in our care. We understand that being entrusted with the care of your most precious being is an honour and we value this most of all.

We have a very good reputation in Newcastle for offering an excellent quality of service to children with additional needs working closely with a range of professionals and hope to continue this work in North Tyneside.

We are very lucky to be based within Howdon Hub which provides excellent opportunities for multi-agency working.

What's on offer?

Footsteps Howdon currently offers morning places from 9am-12noon Monday to Friday.

We welcome children accessing their 2, 3 and 4 year old offer of 15 hours of free childcare as well as those wishing to purchase sessions.

You can find out if you are eligible for 2 year offer on North Tyneside Council’s Citizen Portal  

All children are eligible for 15 hours of free childcare from the term after their 3rd birthday.

Playgroup sessions cost £8.00 per session (9am-12 noon) for those who would like to purchase a session.

To book a place or find out more information please contact us on 0191 226 7955



Here are some 'before' photos of the playgroup room. Keep checking back for new photos!
In development with a little help from our friends at Lloyds TSB
Our Covid secure environment (a little different to how we would usually set out)

Meet the team




Apprentice Nursery Nurse


How to find us