20 Years

Activities

Indoor Activities

Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School celebrates and embraces the concepts of equality and diversity. We teach the children about different religions and cultures from all parts of the world. We organise regular theme days about different countries and continents where we listen to original music, read stories, discuss traditions, prepare and sample foods, enjoy arts and crafts activities, and try to understand that diversity is an enrichment, not a hindrance. We also regularly participate in various charity events so our children learn that helping others is important and fun.

Our varied Montessori activities prepare children extremely well for their next step in education….

Extra-curricular activities

We ensure that the children have as much fun as possible and offer an additional range of activities including Ballet and French classes for children who are 2.5 years and older. All extracurricular sessions are open to both attending and non-attending children of our Nursery School on a term time basis.

Music Sessions

We also offer weekly music sessions where children explore various musical instruments and enjoy physical movement and sensory exploration. Music sessions create a ‘rich sensory environment’ where children can listen, sing, touch and move to the rhythm.

  • Creative hands-on play
  • Learning experiences
  • A stimulating and safe environment

 

Outdoor Activities

We strive to educate the children about leading a healthy lifestyle and encourage them to be as physically active as possible.

Garden

Hopes and Dreams have an outside garden where children enjoy a great variety of creative and imaginative activities, such as planting, climbing and balancing, nature trails and using construction equipment. Our mud kitchen is also one of the children’s favourite areas to play, while in the garden.

Sports

There are also opportunities to learn and practice different sports, taught by a qualified sports teacher. (Weather allowing, the Sports Sessions take place in our garden).

Outings

We also organise walks to our nearby parks and excursions within the local community, including trips to the library, theatre, and swimming pool.

 

Yearly Planner 2019

Please consult our Yearly Planner for specific events and celebrations we have organised for this year.

Oral Hygiene Workshop

10th May 2019

Oral hygiene is very important for all children to be educated about. At Hopes and Dreams, we ensure that the children are aware of its importance. So we are very lucky to have the Happy Kids Dental Workshop team visit...

Healthy Body Happy Me!!

12th April 2019

🦷😁Healthy Body Happy Me!!😁🦷 Hopes and Dreams took part in this health and happiness campaign, and all children learnt about oral hygiene. It was a very interactive, informative and fun filled week!!🥰

Khmer Cambodian New Year

11th April 2019

Hopes and Dreams Celebrated the Khmer Cambodian New Year on Friday 5th April, alongside the Song Saa Island in Cambodia.😃The Children on the Song Saa Island had fun taking part in the same activities Hopes and Dreams children enjoyed on the...

Open Evening

26th March 2019

⭐️Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery school, hosted an open evening on Tuesday 26th March.⭐️ We welcomed many prospective parents and their children, who were treated to a guided tour around the Nursery School. The Senior staff and Management team were...

World Book Day

7th March 2019

📚World Book Day 📚 Across Hopes and Dreams, the children and the staff embraced today’s celebration and dressed up as their favourite book character.🤩🥰 It was a fun filled day!!🥳

St. David’s Day

1st March 2019

Welsh dragons and daffodils were the most popular symbols created and seen around Hopes and Dreams today, but the children also learnt about the history and traditions behind St. David’s Day. It was a very cultural and informative day. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Happy...

Visit of Mildred Talabi – ‘My Little Book of I Am’s’ author

8th February 2019

It was a great pleasure to welcome Mildred Talabi, author of the children’s book ‘My Little Book of I Am’s’, today at Hopes and Dreams. 💝⭐️ It was a very proud moment for the Snowdrops and Rainbow children to have the...

Happy Chinese New Year!

6th February 2019

🏮🎊🏮Happy Chinese New Year!!🏮🎊🏮 The start of the year of the Pig was celebrated across all rooms at Hopes and Dreams. From art and craft activities to dressing up and parent involvement to talk about the traditions and costumes for...

Celebrations with a bear

29th January 2019

Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School in Islington, London, is celebrating its special anniversary of 21 years since its opening in September 1997. On Friday 16 November, Cavendish Bear, Hopes and Dreams mascot, came early in the morning to greet the...

Hopes and Dreams Christmas celebrations 2018

14th December 2018

What an exciting week at Hopes and Dreams… Christmas parents events in every classroom. And then a very special visitor arrived… Father Christmas with our very own Cavendish Bear for a special visit. 🐻🎅 Ho! Ho! Ho!

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