Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School in Muswell Hill

Welcome to Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

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At our Muswell Hill Montessori nursery We offer traditional term time attendance and a Montessori curriculum. We also offer an extended academic year of 46 weeks for working families.

We offer:

  • In the undercroft, the lower ground floor, a baby and toddler room for ages from 3 to 18 months old.
  • On the ground floor, a Montessori pre-nursery for children from 18 months to rising 3 years old.
  • On the first floor a Montessori nursery for children rising 3 to 4 years old.
  • Small class sizes
  • Before and after school club facilities for all ages (the nursery will open at 8.00am and close at 6.00pm)
  • A choice of traditional term time attendance (35 weeks p.a.) or an extended year (46 weeks p.a.) to suit working parents.
  • Holiday activity weeks for children in the half-term, Christmas, Easter and Summer holidays for those not pre-booked on to the extended academic year.

Yours sincerely,

 Anna Hindhaugh-Feldman, Mont.Dip., M.A.(Hons) Psychology, Head Directress

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Information about Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

 TERM DATES 2016/17

 

Term time attendance for an academic year of 35 weeks


AUTUMN TERM 2016 
Term starts on Monday, September 5th
Half term is Monday, October 24th to Friday, October 28th, inclusive 
Term ends on Friday, December 9th

SPRING TERM 2017 
Term starts on Wednesday, January 4th
Half term is Monday, February 13th to Friday, February 17th inclusive
Term ends on Friday, March 31st

SUMMER TERM 2017 
Starts on Thursday, April 20th
No lessons on Bank Holiday, Monday, May 1st
Half term is Tuesday, May 30th to Friday, June 2nd inclusive
Term ends on Friday, July 7th

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY WEEKS 
An additional 11 weeks that may be added to the standard academic year.

Autumn half term activity week (one week) 
Monday October 24th to Friday October 28th (pre booking deadline October 1st)

Christmas Activity School (one week) 
Monday December 12th - Friday, December 16th (pre booking deadline December 1st)

Spring half term activity week (one week) 
Monday, February 13th - Friday, February 17th (pre booking deadline February 1st)

Easter Activity School (two weeks, one a 4 day week) 
Thursday, April 13th (pre booking deadline April 1st)

Summer half term activity week (one 4 day week) 
Tuesday, May 30th - Friday, June 2nd (pre booking deadline May 1st)

Summer Activity School (five weeks) 
Monday July 10th - Friday, August 11th (pre booking deadline July 1st)

 

Term Dates 2017/18

Term time attendance for an academic year of 35 weeks Autumn Term 2017

Autumn Term 2017
Term starts on Wednesday 6th September.
Half Term is Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October, inclusive.
Term ends on Friday 8th December

Spring Term 2018
Term starts on Thursday 4th January
Half Term is Monday 12th February to Friday 16th February, inclusive.
Term ends on Thursday 29th March

Summer Term 2018
Term starts on Monday 23rd April
Half Term is Tuesday 29th May to Friday 1st June, inclusive
Term ends on Friday 13th July

Optional Activity Weeks

An additional 11 weeks that may be added to the standard academic year.

Autumn Half term 
Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October (pre-book by 1st October)

Christmas Activity School (one week) 
Monday 11th December to Friday 15th December (pre-book by 17th November)

Spring Half term 
Monday 13th February to Friday 16th February (pre-book by 19th January)

Easter Activity School (two weeks) 
Tuesday 3rd April to Friday 13th April (pre-book by 16th March)

Summer Half term 
Tuesday 29th May to Friday 1st June (pre-book by 4th May)

Summer Activity School (five weeks) 
Monday 16th July to Friday 17th August (pre-book by 22nd June)

Special Offers at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

The baby room at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

In the baby room, we aim to create a cosy homely atmosphere where babies and toddlers are cared for as if they were at home.

They are given interactive and stimulating activities which use developmentally appropriate toys and play equipment.
The Early Years Foundation Stage, which covers all areas of development and learning from birth to five, is implemented as a foundation for planning the curriculum. The adult / child ratio is 1:3. The baby area has as a separate sleep zone, changing room and outdoor play area.
Babies have a high level of interaction during which the following activities are introduced:

  • Storytelling
  • Treasure baskets
  • Singing, Music & Movement
  • Messy play
  • Motor skills

plus many other activities that help a baby’s overall development.

The toddler room at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

The toddler area is a bright and beautifully arranged environment, which is specifically designed for toddlers up to 24 months old.

Children do not have to be potty trained.

The activities include storytelling, arts and crafts, singing, playing with puzzles and construction materials and much, much more.

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The nursery room at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

When children are ready to step forward into the next stage in their development they join the nursery room on the ground floor.

This is a larger space offering a unique preparation for nursery school life.

They follow the 'Early Years Foundation Stage' curriculum which looks at the developmental stages of 'walkers', 'talkers' and 'pretenders' and provides activities to encourage:

  • a unique child
  • positive relationships
  • enabling environments
  • learning and development

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The preschool room at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

In Nursery the Foundation Stage curriculum is taught using the Montessori materials, aiming to meet the Early Learning goals by the end of the Foundation stage by using stepping stones towards the goals. Of course, every child is an individual and staff take this into account when planning activities and experiences.

 

    

The outdoor spaces at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

The setting is housed in a newly-built hall on three levels with a small area of dedicated outdoor play space at the rear.

There is a small park adjacent to the nursery where we plan to develop a children’s nature garden.

Albert Road Recreation Ground is close by and the duck pond at Alexandra Palace a short walk away.

meet the team at Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

Next to you, your child’s first teacher(s) play the strongest role in fostering an early and lasting love of learning.

The teachers at Chantry Hall, Muswell Hill, Montessori Nursery School, are qualified and experienced individuals with a genuine love of children.

The team is led by Anna Hindhaugh-Feldman. She has many years’ experience in the education sector. She holds an M.A. in Psychology as well as a Montessori Teaching Diploma.

The on-site team will be supplemented by various peripatetic specialist teachers for French, dance and gym.

Above all, our teachers are committed to quality education and are actively involved in educational/professional seminars to improve their skills and maintain high teaching standards.

Testimonials about Asquith Montessori Chantry Hall Nursery School

Dear Miss Anna, Miss Julie and all the wonderful staff at Chantry Hall. We’re so sad that G’s last days at your wonderful nursery have finally arrived and we’d like to thank each and every one of your for your kindness and supports to all of us over the past year. The teaching that G has received has been excellent and we feel she’s had the best possible start in life as a consequence. We’ve valued G’s great diet whilst at nursery and it’s always lovely arriving in a morning to have a nice chat with Miss Julie and Miss Anna. So thank you again and we hope that they nursery continues to thrive. M may well join the ranks in due course too so hopefully this isn’t really goodbye!
L & S P

Dear Miss Julie, Miss Anna and all the wonderful staff who’ve been involved in looking after D A…
Thank you for taking such excellent care of D for the past year! You have all been so kind and caring – we will miss you enormously!!
Wishing you all the very best with growing the nursery further!
I & D A

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