Monkey Puzzle Highbury provides a secure and caring environment for children aged 3 months to 5 years to learn and grow. Our aim is for every child to be happy and healthy, enjoying their early yearsat the Nursery and for parents to have peace of mind that their children are in excellent hands. Built in 1850, Loxfords House was once the residence of the Dent family, renowned Highbury glove makers. Among their impressive list of clients were aristocrats, early entrepreneurs and even royalty.
Responding to the uniqueness of your child, building positive relationships in an enabling environment where we can support your child's learning and development. Fresh food cooked daily on thepremises, including organic produce and eggs from our own hens.
At The Grove we provide children with the opportunities and the help they need to become confident, happy, successful and fulfilled individuals. The Grove was founded in 1999 by Rebecca Browne andElaine Catchpole. After years of working in both private and state nursery education and finding the majority of provision unsatisfactory they set up The Grove in order to meet the needs of parents and children. The Grove provides unique, quality care and education because it is independent of any chain.
We are proud and delighted to have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in November 2011. The inspector described Mars as "watching poetry in motion", and awarded us an Outstanding rating in every singlecategory. This is the very highest rating a nursery can be awarded. Mars Montessori Bilingual Nursery is a small private nursery in the heart of Islington, offering Montessori education and a bilingual environment, coupled with extended daycare for children aged 2-5 years.
Rosemary Works Early Years Centre was opened in 1997 to provide high quality childcare to the local community and families working in the surrounding areas. We have had consistently good andoutstanding outcomes from all OFSTED inspections. The two owners, Kate Jennings and Magalie Billaud both work on site and Magalie has been running the nursery since 1998. We employ well qualified staff, some of whom have been here since the nursery first opened more than 10 years ago.
Based in a converted factory behind the shops on Stoke Newington Church Street, Coconut Nursery has a parent drop off car park, a verdant outdoor play area which has a vegetable patch, a covered sandpit, mini orchard, three outdoor playhouses and ‘pets corner'. Inside, the nursery has two sections: The toddler room which caters for children 1-2 years, and the pre-school which caters for children 2-5 years.
Children make very good progress in all areas of learning and development because staff are caring and have a good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Staff know the children and theirfamilies well, they recognise and treat children as individuals.
William Patten Daycare is based in Stoke Newington on the same site as the William Patten School. This independent N16 Nursery was established 25 years ago as a community service and still serves as anon-profit organisation providing high-quality childcare and learning for children from 2-5 years old. The nursery children come from the local area and those that will eventually also attend the school find that we act as a gentle stepping stone into the new environment.
I am an Ofsted registered Childminder based in Tufnell Park, London. I work with my husband, also an Ofsted registered Childminder, and our Ofsted registered assistant to provide a professional,quality childcare service in a safe, friendly and relaxed home environment. We are members of the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) and are all qualified to a professional level in Childcare, as well as holding Paediatric First Aid Certificates.
The first woman in Italy to graduate in medicine from the University of Rome, Maria Montessori (1870-1952) worked with mentally retarded children, and began her lifelong pursuit of studying childdevelopment. In 1907, based on her research in philosophy, child development and education, she opened the first Casa dei Bambini. This is where the Montessori Method of education was developed and she spent most of her remaining life writing, lecturing and teaching about these methods.