Hopes and Dreams have been accredited with prestigious awards over the years and we are constantly striving forward with our commitment to maintain the highest of standards and build on our health and wellbeing values for children, staff and families.
Montessori Accreditation (MEAB) Report
Hopes and Dreams have received the Montessori Accreditation from the Montessori Education and Accreditation Board (MEAB) in December 2014. To view the report, click here.
Green Quality Indicator
The Quality Inspection which assesses the level of quality we provide to the children and staff takes place once a year. It is carried out by the Early Years Foundation Stage Professional Development Officer.
We have been identified as ‘green’, the highest level in the overall inspection that assesses a range of areas including staffing and leadership, outcomes for children, partnership with parents, carers and partner professionals. To view the report, click here.
NMT Nursery Awards 2008
Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School was shortlisted in 2008 as one of the best in the United Kingdom in the category Individual Nursery of the Year and Cornelia Harrison was individually shortlisted for the Nursery Manager of the Year award.
NMT Nursery Awards 2009
For the second year in a row, the Nursery School has been nominated in the Green Nursery Award and our Chef, Nora Amoo, has been shortlisted in the Nursery Chef/Cook of the Year category.
Giant Green Business Awards 2009
Hopes and Dreams have won the Giant Green Business Award in the Waste Minimisation (small business) category.
Archant London Environmental Awards 2009
The Nursery School was a finalist in the Best Small Environmental Business category.
Click here to read what our parents say about their experience of Hopes and Dreams.
Hopes and Dreams was featured in a food report on ITN as an example of a nursery setting providing healthy balanced diet for the children. To view the video footage, click here.
Hopes and Dreams children have participated in the BBC programme 'Horizon: Why are thin people not fat?' In an experiment about the role of genetic predispositions and eating habits in children, the programme explores why they make certain choices about food and how much they eat.