Located in a large purpose-built setting with the garden accessed from all the rooms, Little Cubs Academy Day Nursery and Preschool in Greenwich, is just a stone’s throw from Maze Hill station, only 5 minutes’ walk from Greenwich Peninsula, The River Gardens, and a short drive from Charlton and Blackheath. The nursery and preschool is open from 8:00am to 6pm, 51 weeks a year for children from 3 months to 5 years of age.
The setting has been designed with natural, sustainable, neutral materials and colours to create a calm, warm environment, and is regularly updated with new toys, equipment and educational resources. There is also a purpose built sensory room for the under 3’s, and amazing free-flow areas for all age groups .
The nursery and preschool’s outside area at Little Cubs Academy Greenwich, features an organic fruit and vegetable growing area, mud kitchen and sand boxes. We like to give our children the broadest range of experiences with the best quality providers, so alongside our programme of activities linked to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), we also offer a very diverse selection of all-inclusive activities such as cooking, yoga, sport, French, drama, music, dance classes, coding, sport, PE, and regular visits to nearby woodland, Greenwich Deer Park, The Queen’s Orchard fruit and vegetable garden, Greenwich Ecology Park, and Mudchute Farm, one of the biggest inner-city farms in Europe.
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At Little Cubs Academy, we feel it’s important to sometimes look backwards, as always looking to innovate is not the sole route to success. We do believe in embracing traditional, early-years teaching methods from around the world. At our day nursery and preschool in Greenwich, as well as creating engaging environments, our methodologies also teach and promote:
We fundamentally believe that traditional teaching methods paired with core values of love, care, compassion, honesty, equality, and nurture, should be at the heart of everything that we do. Find out more about us by reading our story
Children are grouped into rooms according to their age, each with experienced staff and daily routines and activities designed around their needs and interests:
3 months to 2 years: A structured yet flexible routine, teachers focus on providing love, cuddles and sensory/tactile play. We help to build confidence by ensuring the children feel secure and cared for. We open up a world of discovery, and provide plenty of opportunities for messy and outdoor play, music and games.
2 to 3 years: Fresh air and outdoor play including gardening, ball games, and bikes/trikes are a focus, as well as helping to grow children’s developing senses and interaction skills. We promote every child’s uniqueness, and aid them in learning about themselves.
3 to 5 years: Supporting children’s learning in a planned, yet play-based environment, we help build confidence, self-assurance, independence, and respect for others, so that children are armed with the skills and knowledge for their next step.
The staffing team is led by Head Teacher Hope Bassey. As a graduate of Childhood and Youth Studies, Hope has a secure understanding and grounding in educational curriculum that spans the entire age range of early years. She leads with emotional intelligence by creating an atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, safe, and adaptive to each child’s individual needs. Hope very much enjoys working in partnership with her team to ensure the nursery delivers outstanding practice on a day to day basis.
Sheila Cardoso supports Hope Bassey as the Deputy Head Teacher. Sheila has ten years of experience working in early years, and has a degree in Childhood and Youth Studies.
Greenwich Head Teacher
Contact us to find out why we are one of the best nurseries and preschools in Greenwich, Blackheath and Charlton.
Little Cubs Academy Greenwich Day Nursery & Preschool,
100 Old Woolwich Road,
Open 51 weeks per year
8:00am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
Excluding bank holidays, inset days and Christmas
(5 minutes’ walk from Greenwich Peninsula & The River Gardens, & 5 minutes drive from Charlton & Blackheath)
Tel: 020 8305 1038