Jun 17, 2022

Sarah Steel recognised as a 'Woman to Watch' in 2022


We are pleased to announce that Sarah Steel, CEO and founder of The Old Station Nursery Group, has been recognised as a 'Woman to Watch' in 2022.

The non-competitive catalogue features the women who are empowering, inspiring and supporting others in the business of education globally, nominated by their peers.

Sarah started The Old Station Nursery in Faringdon in 2002 when she was looking for childcare for her own small children and couldn’t find what she wanted. The company grew to 10 settings, when she sold it to French childcare professionals, La Maison Bleue, in 2019. She stayed on to become CEO of the UK arm of La Maison Bleue, and the company now operates 63 sites in the UK and continues to expand.

Sarah has empowered, inspired and supported groups and individuals over the past 20 years, helping many through some of the most challenging times throughout the pandemic. Sarah has ambitions over the coming years and beyond not only The Old Station Nursery Group but for the Early Years sector as a whole; always looking to improve on what is being done, learn from past mistakes and work together to ensure the very best for the children.

“Sarah is someone that has been an inspiration to watch over the past 20 years and most definitely a Woman to Watch in the future.”

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