Welcome to Kensington Nursery school

    Our Nursery School in Holland Park, Kensington caters for children aged 2 to 4 years old, in small class sizes to ensure an environment in which  children learn and are stimulated, complemented by the provision of home cooked food and a private garden, children can progress into our Pre-Prep School

    Children can attend 9:00 -12:00, 9:00 -3:00 and they can come for before and after school care.

    We are open from 7am until 7pm. They can attend full time or part time.

    Our Nursery school is in close proximity to Holland Park Kensington, Brook Green. Shepherds Bush, and Hammersmith and includes two classes: Acorns (2-3) and Hedgehogs (3-4). All of our staff follow school-wide topics set out for each term, and we regularly take the children on excursions to learn more about the world around them.

    Assemblies are held every Friday afternoon, concentrating on a different community or health & safety skill each week. Reports are given out each December and June, and parent meetings are held termly.

    Acorns (Children - Ages 2-3)

    The Acorns class is designed to introduce more structured activities into the children’s daily routine.

    Throughout the day the children engage in a range of activities such as

    • Practical Life skills (pouring, transferring, dressing)
    • Music and movement
    • Sports
    • Cooking and messy play
    • Outside play
    • Numbers, colours and letters

    The Acorn class cover all 7 areas of learning with a focus on the three prime areas: Personal, social and emotional development, communication and language and physical development.

    Hedgehogs (Children - Ages  3-4)

    The Hedgehogs class is designed to build on the Acorn class with structured activities and to prepare children for reception.

    Throughout the day the children engage in a range of activities such as:

    • Phonics
    • Numbers
    • Introduction to writing
    • Fine motor skills
    • Expressive arts and design
    • Understanding the World

    The Hedgehog class covers all 7 areas of learning with a focus on preparing each child for reception.

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