20 Years
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Welcome to Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School

Our aim is to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment where your child can grow and learn through creative play.

Founded in 1997, we have an excellent reputation for delivering a progressive and inspirational method of education for babies and children, aged from 3 months to 5 years.

aims & philosophies

Children Learn Directly From
Their Environment

The Nursery School’s ethos strongly promotes that each child is unique.

The Nursery School strives to ensure that the children are provided with tailored support and opportunities in order to assist them in reaching the expected level of progress and attainment.

the montessori method

What Our Parents Say

“ We were looking for a nursery for our son and it was a struggle. We walked into this place and instantly liked it. The staff were knowledgeable and calm, the place was clean and safe. When I saw my son smiling as he looked around the rooms, it became an easy choice! Best 5 years of his life! ”

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“ My daughter loves her nursery and her caretakers. What can we say but we are beyond impressed with the staff’s ability to connect with our daughter and their overall high level of involvement in her development process. We can’t say enough great things about this nursery... Truly a hidden gem for those looking for a wonderful nursery experience for their little ones. ”

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“ Words cannot express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude for all you have done for us and our girls in the last five year at the nursery. We feel very lucky to have been a part of your nursery. Thank you for accommodating our requests wherever possible! ”

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Cavendish Bear and Children in Need – 16 November 2018

19th November

Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School celebrated 21 years since its opening in September 1997. As it is a special anniversary, there will be many special events throughout the year. On Friday 16th November, Cavendish Bear, Hopes and Dreams Montessori...

National Smile Month – 14 May – 14 June 2018

3rd July

National Smile Month came to Islington, as Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School held a special event to back the UK’s biggest oral health campaign. Taken place from 14 May to 14 June, National Smile Month aims to promote and...

MEAB Re-Accreditation 2017

30th April

Hopes and Dreams Nursery School in Islington, London, has recently been re-accredited by the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB). The re-accreditation was based on 2 separate visits to the Nursery School, which has been approved across the board from...

Clean Air Fairies – Evening Standard article – September 2017

13th September

A nursery has spent thousands of pounds on air filtration machines that suck up pollution to “keep children safe”. Hopes and Dreams, a Montessori nursery in City Road, Islington, has installed 12 filters to tackle nitrogen dioxide and carbon dioxide at a...

Clean Air Fairies – Islington Gazette article – September 2017

8th September

An Islington nursery has splashed out thousands of pounds on air filtration machines to suck up pollution and “lower children’s risk of catching flu”. Earlier this year, 77 of the borough’s schools, colleges and nurseries were found – in a...

MEAB Re-Accreditation 2014

30th March

Read about our MEAB re-accreditation in a testimonial from Montessori International magazine here.

Contact Us

Hopes and Dreams
Montessori Nursery School

339/341 City Road
Islington
London
EC1V 1LJ

020 7833 9388 (option 1)
city@hopesanddreams.co.uk

Nanny and Babysitting
Agency

339/341 City Road
Islington
London
EC1V 1LJ

020 7833 9388 (option 3)
babysitters@hopesanddreams.co.uk