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22 Years

Aims and Philosophies

Our Mission Statement

“To create a happy, secure and stimulating learning environment
where the little things matter…
Where all members of our Nursery School Community can grow in confidence and develop to their full potential.”

Exploring independently is an important part of learning

  • Our aim is to provide outstanding early years education for children through creative hands-on play and learning experiences in a stimulating, safe and relaxed environment.
  • Children are assigned a key person who encourages independence by facilitating their natural exploration and supporting their development.
  • We want children to feel excited about learning and aim to give them a positive first experience of life at Nursery School through inspirational opportunities.
  • We provide a diverse curriculum based on the Montessori Method and grounded in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”
Dr Maria Montessori

  • Our Nursery School welcomes children with SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability) and we believe that every child has the right to experience and develop alongside their peers regardless of their individual needs. We treat every child as an individual and are committed to working with parents along with other professionals to accomplish this, using inclusive practices. Click on the links to read our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Special Education Needs and Disability Policy. 
  • We encourage children to learn about different cultures in great detail by celebrating global weeks and festivals, tasting new foods, and sharing different traditions from around the world.
  • Positive relationships between parents and staff are encouraged at all times to ensure we maintain a positive co-operative environment for the best interests of the children.
  • Hopes and Dreams promote a healthy lifestyle by organising outdoor activities in our garden and within the local community, and by providing freshly prepared food that caters for individual dietary needs.

Home resources update – 30/03/2020

30th March 2020

Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School has been posting, since last week, a variety of resources on our website. The resources available on this platform have been designed with love and warm wishes from our dedicated Practitioners. We intend to continue...

Coronavirus update – 20/03/2020 (4.45 pm)

20th March 2020

Coronavirus – Hopes and Dreams Parent Letter

Coronavirus update – 20/03/2020 (11.15 am)

20th March 2020

Coronavirus update Information for parents and carers: Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers   Further information available as soon as possible.

Coronavirus update – 19/03/2020 (8.15 am)

19th March 2020

Following the Government directives, we will be closed as of 6 pm on Friday 20th March 2020, with the aim to re-open on Monday, 20th April. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/schools-colleges-and-early-years-settings-to-close Please continue to check our website for further updates during this period.

Coronavirus update – 18/03/2020 (6 pm)

18th March 2020

Following the government announcement, please contact us at city@hopesanddreams.co.uk or inform the Main Office, by Thursday 19th March 2020 if you hold a key worker position.

Coronavirus update – 17/03/2020 (4.15 pm)

17th March 2020

Self-Isolation Period The main change since yesterday’s update that the government have increased the number of days of self-isolation from 7 to 14 for anyone who is in a household of two or more.   This will obviously be the case...

Coronavirus update – 13/03/2020 (8.45 am)

13th March 2020

As of 13 March 2020, anyone who has flu-like symptoms defined as a high temperature a new continuous cough is being asked to stay at home for at least seven days. The Nursery School asks all children, parents and staff to follow the...

Contact Us

Hopes and Dreams
Montessori Nursery School

339/341 City Road
Islington
London
EC1V 1LJ

Call or Email us

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

Hopes and Dreams
Montessori Nursery School
Suspended Tours

Important Updates

Parent tours are currently suspended.
Please access our virtual tour here.

Registrations are still being accepted via our online portal.