We are delighted that you are considering Royal Russell for your child. We are one of the best UK schools which means we value the things which make each of us distinctively brilliant.
Our aim is to build upon every child’s natural curiosity. We inspire a love of learning, exploration and creativity. We offer a safe and well-resourced learning environment designed to stimulate imagination, social interaction and the development of a range of skills, ensuring that your child will grow in confidence and be fully prepared for transition into the next step of their educational journey. We focus on the joy of learning, happiness, self-esteem and confidence.
• Reception for children 4-5 years old.
• Nursery & reception working hours – I-V: 08.00 – 17.30
We promote a caring, happy ethos and value working in close partnership with families to meet the needs of each child. Our vibrant learning environment and our highly qualified, dedicated staff combine to support all our children through their first steps of development.
Leaving your child for the first time can be a daunting experience for you. Our caring family atmosphere ensures that your child will quickly settle into their exciting new routines, make friends and become confident early learners. As professionals in the field of early years and preschool education, we consider our mission to be the development of the child’s personality. Which is to instil in them the so-called soft skills – self-confidence, inner freedom, the ability to express one’s thoughts, creativity, curiosity for new things and a thirst for knowledge.
- An indescribable international atmosphere created by empathetic professionals, with international experience, who are united by a love for their profession.
- Teaching children 100% in native English due to the fact that we have teachers and assistants from the UK.
- Staffing and group size – each group has a maximum of 12 children. At the same time, for each group there is 1 teacher and 2 teaching assistants, that is, 3 adults for 12 children.
- Wonderful location of a kindergarten in a separate, completely renovated building, where everything is done to be safe and suitable for children.
- Equipped with modern toys and the latest devices for teaching children – we have provided the kindergarten with the most modern equipment and the latest toys necessary for the development of skills, such as fine motor skills.
Royal Russell learning spaces, also known as studios, are flexible and designed for play, learning and discovery. Each studio includes children of different ages who support each other and cooperate in the daily educational process. Such an environment fosters a culture of respect for the right of another person to develop and learn. Our children do not seek higher grades, but personal growth and expansion of horizons, learning while experiencing joy and satisfaction with their results. Respect is the foundation of every skill that is developed at Royal Russell nursery. We respect our time, friends and our learning environment. Children collaborate with educators to create school and class agreements. It is important to us that every child has the right to quality, undisturbed education for himself and his friends.
Our extensive learning environment, led by our dedicated and fully qualified teachers, combines spacious and stimulating classrooms and amazing outdoor opportunities. These daily opportunities create a fully free flowing holistic experience between the indoor and outdoor environments. This provision ensures that children are challenged and readily make connections in their learning, inspiring high levels of creative and critical thinking. There is a joy to learning in the Nursery. Our youngest children are encouraged to take risks and experiment in order to learn intellectually, socially, physically and emotionally in the security of a warm and nurturing surrounding.
Our enabling environments help all children develop self-confidence through positive relationships and enduring friendships. Our Nursery build on this secure foundation developing resilience and the important characteristics of our Moral Compass: kindness, generosity, honesty and integrity.
Our small group learning successfully underpins secure development in essential skills in phonics, literacy and numeracy. This promotes early independence in many areas of learning and is continually assessed and communicated. Parents and family share their child’s learning adventure.
Subject experts from across the School work alongside our dedicated Nursery team to create a myriad of rich and varied learning in Drama, Art, Music, Computing, Dance, Swimming and PE. This adds to the already vibrant experience. The latest technology integrates seamlessly with the children’s learning experience.
Our morning and evening wrap around care supports families and children. We offer a variety of delicious, healthy and varied meals. We offer holiday club during half term and longer holidays so that children are cared for in a familiar setting whilst still being part of our Royal Russell family.
Our Nursery is the first step on a learning adventure that leads to our Reception, the Primary School and beyond.
Throughout the day, our Royal Russell children join in many activities, including choosing and learning time, music, swimming, cooking, reading in our inspiring Library and outdoor play.
Royal Russell welcomes children from different communities with all cultural backgrounds, as well as children with special needs. We respect the wishes of parents regarding special nutrition, diet and other religious and cultural requests.
We pride ourselves on our supportive, caring and inclusive community.
Pupils have access to experienced and sympathetic housemasters and mistresses a deputy and a tutor team. All houses have senior prefects whose role is primarily pastoral; an onsite medical centre, a school counsellor, and a GP regularly visits the school. There is always a qualified and caring member of staff available for pupils to turn to if they wish.
Each pupil benefit from our bespoke pastoral, approach which we develop through open channels of communication and time spent getting to know one another. We aim to establish warm, friendly relationships with parents through regular email updates and telephone conversations.
Our dedicated team support the Nursery children with the move to their Reception classes. The children will already be familiar with Reception teaching staff and the environment that awaits them and children are encouraged to explore all areas of learning through the free-flowing shared learning environments.
Children experience a smooth transition from Nursery to Reception class and embrace their new opportunities and responsibilities with enthusiasm.
Please get in touch with us at [email protected] to arrange a visit during your trip so that you can truly experience the atmosphere and character of our school. You will have much to discover and consider when choosing a nursery for your child and we are here to help. If this is not possible, interviews can be carried out via Skype, WhatsApp, Facetime, WeChat or Zoom.
We run open days, and personal visits can be arranged by appointment throught the year. Individual families or small groups are welcome to view our outstanding on-site facilities and meet our staff and pupils at a mutually convenient time during any working school day.
We’re delighted you are considering Royal Russell for your child. If you agree that Royal Russell offers an outstanding educational and pastoral experience within a family school and would like to register your child, your next step is to contact us with your child details.