The Marmalade Caterpillar

The Marmalade Caterpillar is a nursery school for children from the ages of 2-5 years. It is situated in Balham.

They aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum to all children.  The school uses both Montessori and traditional methods.  Peripatetic teachers visit to give music, French and ballet lessons.  They celebrate festivals and important religious events. Staff are well qualified and extremely professional providing a very safe environment for all the children.  They were judged outstanding by Ofsted on their last inspection.

Please contact the Marmalade Schools for further information or to arrange a visit.

Who to contact

Telephone

E-mail
marmaladecaterpillar@googlemail.com
Website
www.marmaladeschools.co.uk

Where to go

Address
St. Judes Church
Heslop Road
London
Postcode
SW12 8EG
Get directions
Notes

Buses: 155, 249 and 355 Underground:Balham Overground: Balham

Costs

Details
£1680 for five morning sessions, £1550 for five afternoon sessions, £1100 for three afternoon sessions. Morning session can be extended at £325 per term.

Availability

Age Ranges
From 2 years to 4 years 11 months

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No
Details
These areas are wheelchair accessible: main entrance, eating facilities, changing facilities, toilets and play facilities.

Special Needs

Experience with
Global Delay
Aspergers Syndrome
Downs syndrome
Development delay
Autism spectrum
Details
Staff are confident and have experience with: behaviour management, administering medication, toilet assistance, epipens, feeding difficulties, epilepsy medication and signing/Makaton. Please contact us to discuss other needs

Dietary Needs

Details
Caters for halal, kosher, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic meals and allergies. Children bring their own packed lunch. Nut-free zone. Snacks only: milk, water, fruit, vegetables, cheese cucumber.

Cultural Provisions

Details
Welcomes children from all backgrounds. Activities reflect wide ranging cultures. Cultures are reflected in toys, books & images. Relationships with parents are developed respecting belief systems.

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday 8:45am 4:00pm
Facilities
Songs and rhymes
Arts and crafts
Maths
Games
Dance
Quiet area
Visits and outings
Montessori equipment
Ballet sessions
Gardening
Disabled access
Music
Rough and tumble
Dressing up
Play equipment indoor and outdoor
Sand and water play
Books
Out-door play
Toys for children with visual impairments
Computer
Toys for children with physical limitations
Playground
large open plan space
Toys for children with hearing impairments
Kitchen and cooking
Toys for children with developmental disabilities
Acting

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY551036
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

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