Author: Lisa Halpern

Keren’s Nursery opened as a boutique child-minder for just three children in 2004. In the intervening fifteen years we have grown to become one of London’s most sought-after independent pre-schools; a great success story, now with more than 180 children …

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When it comes to pre-schoolers’ physical development, we leave no stone unturned. Founder Keren Ben Ezra: “We believe that daily outside play is fundamental to children’s mental health as well as their physical well-being.” We chose the locations of all …

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Many parents choose our nurseries because of our exceptional commitment to languages For Ivrit speakers, each of our branches has at least one full-time Ivrit-speaking member of staff. For all children with English as a second language, (ESOL) we regularly …

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Bike Week is an annual celebration to showcase cycling. Riding a bike can easily be a part of everyday life and Bike Week’s aim is to inspire people all over the UK to give cycling a try. Physical activity strengthens …

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Announcing our Summer Open Days for Keren’s Nursery Visit us at Hampstead Garden Suburb on July 2nd and Holland Park on July 4th Join us at our Open Days to find out more about our Ofsted outstanding nurseries, and to …

Summer Open Days Announced Read More »

In case you missed it, Simon Rocker from The Jewish Chronicle paid us a visit recently. Read what he had to say here.  

If you’re looking at pre-schools or nurseries, you may very well have heard the latest buzz about Forest School. The approach has come into vogue over the last few years. We offer Forest School at all our nurseries; but what …

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Developing and encouraging independence in the early years’ stage is vital for integration into school and of course, for life. The concept of independence and its importance is included in the national Early Years Foundation Stage guidelines. These state that …

Raising Independent Children Read More »

At Keren’s Nursery, we embrace animal companions whenever possible. We have two regular four-legged visitors; Buzz the Maltese-breed dog and Digby, a Norfolk Terrier. Both bring a whole host of benefits to the children at the nursery. They are both …

Can pets at nursery be of benefit to children? Read More »

As teachers, we often see that children need their downtime by the time the school holidays arrive. Time off to kick back and avoid the usual rush of nursery and school life. Time to just be. As a parent myself, …

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