Stoke Newington Nursery

Why N Stoke Newington?

The first in our family of London nurseries, N Stoke Newington has been rethinking the nursery experience for families since 2017 and was recently rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Hot on its heels will be its sister nursery, opening in Early Summer 2020, just a stone’s throw away on Stoke Newington’s Church Street.

Our Defoe Road nursery has a whole host of amazing facilities, including our four beautifully-designed, modern playrooms where children are supported to play, learn and explore. All of our over 3s have the opportunity to engage and gain an understanding of the great outdoors with our Forest School inspired sessions – held daily, regardless of the weather.

Our convenient onsite cafe allows parents and families to by-pass the regular queues and pick up a coffee during drop-off and pick-up, or any time in between! 

Open longer

We’re open 7am – 7pm, with no punitive late fees.

Beautiful Spaces

Our nurseries are inspirationally designed and beautifully constructed.

Always learning

We support our educators to pursue early years degrees and further studies.

Friendliest nursery in town

We’re creating the best experience for children, parents and staff.

Onsite cafe

Beat the cafe queues and pick up a coffee as you drop-off (there’s wifi if work can’t wait).

Forest School, every day

Our Defoe Road over 3s go to Forest School for 2 hours everyday, whatever the weather.

Rethinking Early Years Education

Here at N, we’re on a mission to Rethink Early Years, offering a fresh educational outlook to prepare children for life in the modern world. Working with leading early years experts we’ve blended our own unique curriculum, taking influence from a variety of learning philosophies including Reggio Emilia, Bruner, Forest School and Montessori. We believe that our bespoke approach, combined with the learning outlined by the EYFS, supports all of our children to play and explore, be active learners and critical thinkers.

Outside of nursery hours, our spaces turn in to community Family Clubs – centring around a monthly programme of one-off special events aimed at both families and parents. Access to this, alongside all meals, snacks, trips, formula and nappies, are included in our fees.

We’ve worked with an experienced nutritionist to make sure that we deliver a balanced menu that supports every child’s developmental needs. Our chefs prepare fresh meals in our cafe kitchen, everyday. Click here to see this week’s menu.

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