Hours

Children can attend:

Morning sessions: 9am to 12pm
Morning sessions with lunch hour: 9am to 1pm (can only be added to a morning session)
All day sessions: 9am to 3.30pm (can only be added to a morning session)

Fees (Abingdon Road Site)

Morning Sessions (9am - 12pm)

3 mornings per week: £1,795 per term
4 mornings per week: £2,395 per term
5 mornings per week: £2,990 per term

Lunch Hours (12pm to 1pm)

1 lunch hour (packed lunch) per week: £180 per term
1 lunch hour (catered lunch) per week: £235 per term

Afternoon Sessions (12pm to 3.30pm)

1 afternoon (packed lunch) per week: £490 per term
1 afternoon (catered lunch) per week: £545 per term

Please note that all prices are subject to review once per year. 

Please also note that no discounts can be given for missed days due to bank holidays or absence. 

Afternoon Activities (Abingdon Road Site)

Monday: Sport (Little Kickers)
Tuesday: Art Attack
Wednesday: Drama
Thursday: Amanda’s Action Club
Friday: Fitness Friday

Fees (Kensington Square Site)

Morning Sessions (9am to 12pm)

3 mornings per week: £1,950 per term
4 mornings per week: £2,605 per term
5 mornings per week: £3,255 per term

Lunch Hours (12pm to 1pm)

1 lunch hour (packed lunch) per week: £180 per term
1 lunch hour (catered lunch) per week: £235 per term

Afternoon Sessions (12pm to 3.30pm)

1 afternoon (packed lunch) per week: £490 per term
1 afternoon (catered lunch) per week: £545 per term

Afternoon Activities (Kensington Square Site)

Monday: Football with Little Kickers
Tuesday: Amanda’s Action Club
Wednesday: Forest School
Thursday: Drama
Friday: Library

Minimum Funding Entitlement (15 or 30 Hours)

We offer both the 15 hours and 30 hours Minimum Funding Entitlement (MFE), previously known as the Nursery Education Grant (NEG), to all three and four year olds at the nursery. Children qualify the term after they turn three. The amounts currently stand at between £1,000 and £1,500 per term for the 15 hours and between £2,000 and £3,000 per term for the 30 hours. Please note that the additional 15 hours to bring it up to 30 hours is means tested. 

Childcare Vouchers / Tax Free Childcare

We accept childcare vouchers from all providers and also participate in the tax free childcare system.

International Admissions

If you do not live in the UK and would like to enrol your child at the school on a temporary basis, our charges are as follows:

5 mornings per week (9am to 12pm): £1,400 per month
5 mornings per week with catered lunch (9am to 1pm): £1,750 per month
5 full days per week with catered lunch (9am to 3.30pm): £2,500 per month

What Ofsted and our parents say…

  • Parents comment on how highly effective the school is in meeting their children’s needs.
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  • Thank you so much for everything during the past five years. My three boys have loved your kindergarten and their teachers very much.
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  • The team you have built is fantastic and Leo thoroughly enjoyed his time at nursery.
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  • Staff manage children's behaviour highly effectively and children behave very positively.
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  • I have told you all many times how much I adore the school. I couldn’t have hoped for a better kindergarten for my child’s first experience of school life.
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  • Children's progress is promoted well by high-quality teaching and thoughtful planning of activities.
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  • Teaching is of a high quality and staff provide well-planned, stimulating activities that promote children's development.
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  • We deeply appreciate your kindness and admire your patience, knowledge and expertise.
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  • Children access a broad range of high quality resources that encourage [them] to engage in activities that promote all areas of learning and development and promote their future skills extremely well.
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  • Staff take time to carefully find out about children’s personalities and interests, which they reflect in very well-planned activities.
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  • Staff are exceptionally good role models to the children, not only offering them praise and encouragement, but also encouraging them to support each other.
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  • Clarissa loved coming to the nursery every day and my husband and I were very touched by the lovely atmosphere you all created. You make school fun!
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  • Alex has thoroughly enjoyed his time at the kindergarten – it has been a fantastic experience for him and we will be sad to leave such a happy and positive environment.
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  • Harry could not have had a better start to his schooling life.
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  • Children are very well mannered, highly confident and very motivated to learn.
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  • I would like to thank you with all my heart for the wonderful work you all do at The Knightsbridge Kindergarten.
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  • Children thrive and make excellent progress in their learning and development, due to the highly effective support of the skillful and committed staff.
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  • You have a great school. I am so happy that my daughter started her journey at The Knightsbridge Kindergarten and hope that her future school will be able to measure up to it!
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  • Staff have a thorough understanding of each child’s learning and welfare needs, and value them as unique individuals.
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  • Staff develop highly effective partnerships with parents.
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  • You really have a great kindergarten and I am so happy I chose this one!
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Tel:
+44 (0)20 7371 4848
E-mail:
info@kensingtonkindergarten.co.uk

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The Kensington Kindergarten
16A Abingdon Road
Kensington
London
W8 6AF

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