East Sheen, London

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Nursery Information

Our purpose-built East Sheen nursery is located on Upper Richmond Road West, in the heart of the town centre. The nursery is open all year round from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays), and provides childcare and education for babies and young children from three months to five years old.

Our fees include a nursery backpack and all meals and extracurricular activities.

We understand that choosing a nursery for your child is one of the most challenging decisions you will have to make. Therefore, it is important that you visit different nurseries in the area to find the one that’s right for you. If you would like to arrange a visit or a trial session, please contact us by telephone or e-mail, or pop into the nursery. You are welcome at any time.

Our people at East Sheen Nursery and Preschool

We handpick all of our employees for their ability to provide warm and consistent care. In addition, our teams understand the physical, emotional and intellectual needs of the children.

All our staff meet stringent requirements set by Ofsted. Before starting work, references request references from the most recent former employers. We also conduct Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. These checks are updated regularly, regardless of the employees’ length of service.

The vast majority of our staff have qualifications in Child Care and Learning and Development. Many of whom are qualified to degree level. Those who aren’t are actively encouraged to pursue formal qualifications.

All our teams receive training in:

  • Safeguarding Children
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Fire Safety
  • Moving and Handling

We assess all training needs on an individual basis and provide ongoing support to our teams.

Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of children is our top priority.

We also work hard to ensure your child has an enjoyable learning journey, learning, developing and have fun!

East Sheen Nursery
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459b Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen, London SW14 7PR
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7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday

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    NURSERY EVENTS CALENDAR 2022

    Cake Sale – Tuesday 11 January
    We will be holding a cake sale to raise money for Haven House Children’s Hospice and the children will be baking lots of yummy cakes and biscuits!

    Valentine’s Tea Party – Monday 14 February
    We will be having a tea party with lots of delicious treats and the children will be invited to wear something red to celebrate.

    Pancake Day – Tuesday 1 March
    The children will be celebrating the day eating freshly made pancakes with lots of different toppings.

    Easter Bonnet Parade and Easter Egg Hunt – Thursday 14 April
    The children will be taking part in an Easter egg hunt in the garden. We would also like the children to make Easter bonnet at home and bring them in for a very special bonnet parade.

    Pyjama Day – Thursday 12 May
    The children and staff team are invited to come into nursery dressed in their favourite pyjamas in aid of Haven House Children’s Hospice.

    People Who Help Us Dress Up Day – Thursday 23 June
    We will be learning about emergency services and the people who help us and the children are invited to dress up as a fireman, policeman, doctor, nurse, etc.

    Getting Ready for School Week – Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July
    We will be having a ‘getting ready for school week’ to ensure that the pre-school children are ‘school ready’ and can change into their PE kits and make packed lunches.

    Summer Festival – Friday 19 August
    We will be hosting a summer festival with lots of summer activities, including a beach, face painting, pizza making, arts and crafts, refreshments and entertaining music.

    Harvest Festival – Monday 5 September
    We will be collecting non-perishable foods to donate to our local soup kitchen and foodbank and all donations will be much appreciated.

    Halloween Tea Party – Monday 31 October
    The children are invited to come to nursery dressed in their spookiest outfits for a Halloween themed tea party.

    Bonfire Night – Friday 4 November
    We will be doing lots of bonfire themed arts and crafts for the day, including making beautiful fireworks pictures to take home.

    Christmas Activities – December
    We will be having a fun December with many Christmas themed activities, including a Christmas jumper day, festive Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, Christmas party and a carol concert.

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    It’s vital for children to spend time outdoors every day, to get lots of fresh air, run around, climb, jump, play and develop a lifelong love of exercise. Our gardens are equipped with fun and interesting resources for the children to enjoy.

    Children gain a sense of belonging very quickly after joining nursery. The proudly bring their Kids Inc backpacks in every day, confidently hanging them on their pegs before joining their friends for another day of learning, adventure and fun.

    Language development is central to self-regulation and executive function. Children use language to guide their actions and plans. Pretend play gives many opportunities for children to focus their thinking, enabling them to develop their persistence and thought processes.

    Staff carefully organise enabling environments for high quality play. Sometimes, they make time and space available for the children to invent their own play. Sometimes, they join in to sensitively support and extend the children’s learning.

    We arrange resources to encourage the children to play with increasing confidence on their own and with others. They are able to do this knowing that their key person is there to support them.

    We encourage the children to select and use activities and resources, with help when needed. This enables them to achieve a goal they have chosen or one which is suggested to them.

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