Housed in two spacious converted houses with a large garden and terrace, Little Cubs Academy Day Nursery and Preschool in Honor Oak, Forest Hill, is 2 minutes’ walk from Honor Oak station, and only a 5 minute drive from Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crofton Park and Brockley. Our Forest Hill nursery and preschool is open from 8am 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.
The Forest Hill nursery and pre-school’s outside area features an organic fruit and vegetable growing area, a mud kitchen and a library where children can relax on a bean bag and enjoy their favourite book in a cosy environment. 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 like regular trips to green spaces and nearby woodland, cooking, yoga, coding, football, arts and crafts, drama, music, dance classes, sport and PE.
To enquire about a place at our nursery in Forest Hill, or arrange a tour, click below to get in touch.
At Little Cubs Academy nursery in Forest Hill 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 Forest Hill nursery in Honor Oak, 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. We very much strive to be the best nursery in Forest Hill. Read more about our story here.
At Little Cubs Academy Honor Oak, Forest Hill, 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.
Nicole Bowman is the Head Teacher at our Forest Hill nursery and preschool. Nicole is very much part of the local community, having lived in the area for many years. She is Level 3 qualified and is extremely passionate about working in Early Years. Building close relationships and partnerships with parents is very much at the heart of her values.
Alison Trotter is Deputy Head Teacher, and very much provides support throughout the nursery and preschool. Alison is Level 3 qualified, and also trained to be our children’s yoga teacher.
Honor Oak Head Teacher
If you are looking at nurseries in Forest Hill, contact us to find out why we are one of the best nurseries in Forest Hill, Honor Oak, Dulwich, Brockley and Crofton Park.
Little Cubs Academy Honor Oak, Forest Hill, Nursery & Preschool,
25-27 Boveney Road,
Open 51 weeks per year
8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
Excluding bank holidays, inset days & Christmas
(2 minutes’ walk from Honor Oak station, 5 minutes’ drive from Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crofton Park & Brockley)
Tel: 020 8291 8367