- Ages: 2 – 5 years
Chelsea Pre prep Nursery is located within a large church and has made inventive use of the available space to include 6 classrooms as well as an indoor hall for ballet and P.E. Children are split into small age-appropriate groups often with children aged within 6 months of each other. The nursery encourages registration at birth and places are offered a year prior to entry date with priority for siblings of existing pupils. The ethos is Montessori mixed with learn through play and children have classes led by Chelsea Ballet School, Blueberry Music School, All Sorts Drama School and Little Kickers Sports lessons. In addition children have specialist teachers in French and Science. The Nursery was rated outstanding in many key areas by Ofsted and has been set up by the current headmaster who is an experienced Early Years teacher. The school sends children to many of the most popular prep and primary schools and the head aims to prepare children for the 4+ assessment requirements. The nursery school is the only school in Chelsea to have been graded consistently ‘outstanding‘ by ofsted since it’s opening in 2009. They have recently opened a sister nursery named Kingsland nursery, which is also located on the Kings Road- applications can be made to both nurseries simultaneously to increase the chance of gaining a place.