Nursery Provision


If you would like a place please email your application form to 


We are a small, friendly Nursery who provide a warm and welcoming environment in which children are nurtured, motivated and eager to learn.

“Our task is to help children communicate with the world using all their potential , strengths and languages, and overcome any obstacle preset by our culture"

 Loris Malaguzzi

Places for Three & Four Year Olds 

We offer places to three & four year olds in two separate sessions.  Either all day Monday, all day Tuesday and Wednesday morning (Block One) or Wednesday afternoon, all day Thursday and all day Friday (Block 2).  Parents/Carers may use their 15 hours free entitlement to 'purchase' one of these blocks of Nursery teaching.  

We are also able to offer 30 hours for parents that are working. Please see the attached document to see what you are entitled to. 

Additional Hours for Three & Four year olds

We also offer additional top up time if you would like your child to attend full time and want to pay for additional hours.  We offer the purchase the a whole additional block, giving your child a full time place from 9am until 3:15pm everyday.  Purchasing a whole block would cost you £107.50. You can get more information from Nursery admissions policy attached.

What to do next?

  • Download a copy of the admission policy and application form and return to school ASAP
  • Email with your queries 


Places for two year olds 

Chestnuts also offers places for two year olds to attend every morning or every afternoon.  A proportion of our two year old places are offered to those children who qualify for Early Learning Placements.  Parents will need to demonstrate that you are entitled to Free school Meals, are on income support and require additional support whilst your child is two.  Please see a copy of the Early Learning provision criteria the bottom of this page.  If you do not qualify, it is also possible to pay for a two year old place. 

What do next?

  • Call our nursery on 0208 8002362 asking for more information 
  • Download a copy of the admission policy and application form and return to school ASAP
  • Email our Nursery email address with your queries 
  • If you would like to arrange a visit of our Nursery please email to arrange a suitable time with our nursery teacher.


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