Back To School

For more details on how we are beginning our safe, orderly and effective transition back to school from 1 June, please read our Back to School Guide.


About our Inspiring Infants

Our Montessori Reception is equipped with classrooms which provide a great learning environment for our infants to become independent and to take pride in what they do by themselves. Our infants learn practical life skills such as cutting fruit safely and preparing the snack table for other children. Great emphasis is placed on the development of the traditional skills of reading, writing, counting, shapes and patterns.

  • Ages 4-5 years+
  • Class teacher child ratio of 1:4
  • Read Write Inc programme – learning letters and phonetic sounds
  • Based in beautiful Grade II listed buildings
  • Extra-curricular activities ranging from orchestra to learning Spanish
  • Excellent pastoral care

and much more…

“All staff who teach the children in the Nursery and Reception classes develop very positive relationships with the children and so they enjoy school very much.”

SIS Inspector, School Inspection Service

Latest SIS Inspection Report

Our latest inspection in April 2017 highlights that our Montessori Reception has: 

“A particular strength of the provision is the calm and supportive learning environment established in all classes by the highly competent and Montessori-trained staff”.

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Extra Curricular

Extra-curricular activities broaden our children’s horizons and provide them with new opportunities to succeed and shine.

We offer after-school clubs enriching our curriculum, regular school trips which play an important part in children’s learning and organised visits where a variety of influential speakers engage and inspire our children.

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Pastoral Care

“Provision for the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent. “ ISI, 2013.

St. Nicholas’s ethos highlights its commitment to encouraging pupils to fulfil their potential and for them to be valued equally. We place particular emphasis on a balanced, all-round education. Our pupils are happy and confident, eager to learn and to help others.

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Open Day & Private Tours

We suggest booking a private tour around our Montessori Reception to get a feel for your child’s environment.

These must be organised in advance with the Admissions Team.

Where possible the Headmaster will spend some time with you but this cannot be guaranteed.

Book an Open Day/Private Tour

020 7225 1277