Rosemary Works Early Years Centre was opened in 1997 to provide high quality childcare to the local community and families working in the surrounding areas. We are recognised by Ofsted as an ‘outstanding’ Nursery.
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The two owners, Kate Jennings and Magalie Billaud both work on site and Magalie has been running the nursery since 1998. We employ well qualified staff, some of whom have been here since the nursery first opened more than 15 years ago. As a result, the staff have grown to care for each other like a family and therefore the care given to the children is consistent and there is a welcoming; happy; calm family feel throughout the whole setting.
Our nursery is located in a warehouse along the Regent’s Canal and has been designed and converted from scratch, incorporating many unique and individual features. Our building is bright and airy with big windows overlooking the water where we can watch the wildlife and water life of the Regent’s Canal. We have a balcony over-looking the canal where we can play, feed the ducks and plant flowers and herbs with our own nursery gardener. We also have a sand kitchen on the balcony where the children can enjoy making sand pies and engage in messy play. The toddlers enjoy a dual purpose soft play and sensory room. The nursery is conveniently located close to two parks which have excellent facilities including a lovely children’s playground and sensory water features.
We are based in a great location en route to the city, Hoxton and Old Street with buses number 76, 21, 141 passing outside the nursery and number 271 within close walking distance, going straight up to Highbury and Islington. There are cycling and walking paths along the canal from Victoria Park or London Fields to Angel Islington, which are used by many parents and children who attend the nursery. Old Street tube is 5 minutes by bus or 15 minutes’ walk.
We have a wonderful independent primary school offering excellent primary education located close by, with fun-filled playgrounds and gardens including a trampoline and a mud kitchen, which facilitates children from 4 to 11 years.
The nursery offers outstanding care and education for all children between the ages of 3 months and 4 years. We provide a safe and loving environment where children’s individuality is valued and recognised. We believe in equal opportunities for all where the children learn to grow and thrive in a non-discriminator environment. We learn to respect one another, be friends with one another and enjoy each other’s company. All of the children’s contributions are valued and the children are treated as important individuals from the moment they join the nursery.
We open 5 days per week, 49 weeks a year and offer:
- A long day: 8.00- 18.00
- A short day: 10.00-16-00
- The nursery is closed for 1 week at Easter and 2 weeks at Christmas, 1 staff training day a year and all public bank holidays.
We are very proud of our nursery and although you will find much information on our website, there is no substitute for a visit. If you are interested please ring us on 020 7613 5500 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to make an appointment for you to come and visit the premises. We are a friendly team, your call will be answered personally by one of the management team and we will facilitate a visit which suits your time and life schedule.