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An introduction to our Nursery & Pre-Prep

An introduction to our Nursery & Pre-Prep

Why choose our Nursery & Pre-Prep

Our tailored approach to Early Years education accelerates children’s development and facilitates their future successes.

Within our safe and nurturing environment, young children become confident and independent thinkers.

We enrich and encourage our pupils’ academic progress through a wide range of interactive, musical and physical extra-curricular activities.

The best start to school life

The early years of education are fundamental to every child’s school career. North Bridge House Nursery School is committed to providing an all-round outstanding learning experience, through which children’s academic, personal and emotional development founds their future success. Pupils continue to make outstanding personal development at North Bridge House Pre-Prep School, where they further their independent learning skills and are progressed through an enhanced curriculum.


North Bridge House Nursery: Outstanding in all areas, School Inspection Services 2016 

North Bridge House Pre-Prep – Good with Outstanding Features, School Inspection Services 2017

School Inspection Service, 2016

NBH Nursery

The overall effectiveness of the Early Years’ provision is outstanding. Children make excellent progress in their learning and development and are extremely well prepared for the next stage of their education.

School Inspection Service, 2017

NBH Pre-Prep

Many parents commented on the positive impact the school had on their children, describing
children who may have been shy or lacking in confidence before joining the school and who are now thriving and participating in all that the school provides.

Message from the Head Teacher

North Bridge House Nursery and Pre-Prep are two co-educational day schools for children aged 2 to 7 years. Based in Hampstead, North London, we have gained the enviable reputation of nurturing and developing children to their full potential.

Traditionally joining us in the Nursery, pupils are introduced to a safe and friendly environment, where happiness is the key to successful learning.

“The children’s social and emotional development is a major strength of the school, as is their emotional security.” (School Inspection Services, 2016)

We offer a wonderfully rich curriculum, which enables children to become confident learners, and is delivered by committed and inspirational teachers. Pupil progress is carefully monitored to ensure the curriculum is individually tailored to their needs.

Children benefit from a hands-on education at North Bridge House Nursery and Pre-Prep Schools, enjoying regular trips which reinforce classroom learning and provide depth and relevance to their studies. In class, pupils are encouraged to ask questions and learn by making mistakes.

“The children receive particularly good support and encouragement from staff who use praise extremely effectively.” (SIS, 2016)

Both pupils and parents enjoy a range of extra-curricular activities and highly anticipated events throughout the year. Termly excursions, LAMDA lessons and after school clubs are favourites with the children, whilst family and friends enjoy regular plays, concerts, coffee mornings, and annual Sports Days and Summer Fairs.

At North Bridge House Nursery and Pre-Prep Schools, we pride ourselves on being mixed ability and are very proud of the high achievements made by our pupils in their formative years of education. Children are prepared for natural progression to our highly successful Prep School without the added pressure of 7+ entrance exams, and here they continue to achieve outstanding academic results.

We are delighted to welcome you and your children to our warm and caring schools and look forward to you joining our community.


Christine McLelland
Head Teacher
North Bridge House Nursery & Pre-Prep Schools

North Bridge House Schools

Nursery & Pre-Prep School Contact Numbers

Nursery general number
020 7267 6266 Option 1
Pre-Prep general number
020 7267 6266 Option 2
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Prep School Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 3
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Senior Hampstead Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 4
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Senior Canonbury Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 5
Admission number
020 7428 1520

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