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Apples and Honey, The Nursery on the Common

Apples and Honey, The Nursery on the Common is a small nursery in south London centred on the values and traditions of Judaism and situated at Wimbledon & District Synagogue. It caters for children aged 2.5 to 5 years old. 

It is open for 38 weeks in the year from 9:30am to 12:30pm Monday to Friday and, after children have reached their third birthday, they can bring a vegetarian packed lunch and stay till 2:00pm

Apples and Honey Nursery is a registered nursery education provider and is in receipt of Government funding. It can cater for 30 children who join during the year as they reach the age of 2.5 years. It aims to create a warm and caring environment in which children are able to make the transition from home to school securely and where they will be happy, confident and enjoy the company of others. Its high staff to child ratio enables the children to receive individual attention and develop at their own pace.

Please visit the website for further information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Louise Ginsburg
Contact Position
Admissions Officer
Telephone
E-mail
louiseapplesandhoney@gmail.com
Website
www.applesandhoney.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Apples and Honey, The Nursery on the Common
Address
1, Queensmere Road
Wimbledon
London
Postcode
SW19 5QD
Get directions
Notes

Bus: 93

Costs

Details
£24.00 per morning session - 9:30am - 12:30pm
£12.00 per afternoon session 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
These areas are wheelchair accessible: main entrance, eating facilities, changing facilities, toilets, play facilities. Wheelchair access to be assessed for each individual child

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Serious allergy
Aspergers Syndrome
Makaton
Downs syndrome
Emotional needs
Behaviour management
Autism spectrum
Communication development
Speech and language support
Speech and language communication needs
Speech and Language
English as an additional language
Special needs
Language impairment
Allergies
Development delay
Speech Impairment
Speech delay
Details
Staff are confident and have experience with: behaviour management, administering medication, toilet assistance, auto-injectable devises, signing/Makaton. The nursery has a written special needs policy. Please contact us to discuss other needs

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Caters for vegan, allergies. Please contact setting to discuss other specific dietary requirements. Children bring packed lunches - fish and vegetarian meals only. The setting provides fruit and vegetables and a carbohydrate snack, Milk and water are also provided

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Whilst Apples and Honey is centred on the values and traditions of Judaism, children of all faiths and cultures are welcomed. We love to learn about and celebrate the many traditions and experiences of our children and their families and to integrate these into our curriculum. Activities reflect wide ranging cultures. Cultures are reflected in toys, books and images. Relationships with parents are developed, respecting belief systems.

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
No

Additional 15 Hours (30 Hour Offer)

3- and 4-year-old
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Facilities
Songs and rhymes
Soft toys
Free play
Foreign Language Books
Garden
Friendly environment
Heuristic play
Story Telling
Healthy Eating
Gardening
Tennis coaching
ICT area
Tea sets
Homecorner
Indoor play
Imaginary play areas.
Tents and tunnels
ICT Facilities
Internet Connection
Instruments
Toys for Children w Developmental Disabilities
Lego
Toys for children with visual impairments
large open plan space
Toys for children with physical limitations
Large garden
Toys for children with developmental disabilities
Kitchen and cooking
Little people sets
Train tracks
Library visits
Train set
Toys for mixed abilities
Letters and sounds activities
Making puzzles
Various toys for indoors and outdoors
Low level accessible bridges, platforms, tunnels
Treasure Baskets
Messy play
Water Play
Visits to the park
Visits and outings179
Maths
Malleable play
Visits and outings
Yoga
Wheelchair accessible play facilities
Wheelchair accessible main entrance
Music and movement
Music
Museums
Musical instruments
Music with instruments
OFSTED report obtained
Numeracy and literacy area
Numeracy
Newly renovated outdoor play area
Out-door play
Open space
Outside Garden
Outings
Accessible bridgeplatform tunnel
Outdoor play area
A large range of age appropriate toys and activities
Arts and crafts
Painting
Arts
Own premises
Baking
Parks
Physical play indoors.
Bookcorner
Board games
Phonics
Bilingual learning activities
Bikes
Play equipment indoor and outdoor
CCTV
Play
Books
Climbing Frame
Play house
Computer
Playgroups
Playground
Playdoh
Cooking and baking
Construction
PlayHouse
Puzzles
Creative workshop
Puppets
Creative play
Creative area
Craft activities
Reading corner
Reading
Dance
Quiet area
Dolls
Doll houses
Regular outings to illustrate theme
Refreshments
Role play
Dressing up
Equipment for Children With Developmental Disabilities
Science
Sand play
Educational toys
Sand and water play
Early Learning Goals Teaching
Sewing
Sensory play
Short Tennis
Short Breaks
Shopping
Floor play
Small world
Singing
Festivals

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
123134
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
30/11/2007IntegratedGood
24/05/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
12/05/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
29/01/2020Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Last updated: 02 Dec 2021

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