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Nursery schools

Nursery Schools generally take children between the ages of 2 to 5. There are state and independent ones, and they may be attached to a prep school or primary school. The sessions last from 3-6 hours per day and from 2 to 5 days per week. There are also Day Nurseries, which cater to working parents and provide care and learning activities for children from birth to five years old. They usually open from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm, but hours may vary. You can send your child full or part time, and some offer early drop-offs or late pick-ups. The government funds the Local Education Authority (LEA) to ensure a free part-time early education place is available for every 3 and 4 year old comprising 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. You can start claiming free childcare after your child turns 3. Parents do not contribute towards this minimum entitlement but may be charged fees for any services or childcare that is additional to the free place. The service is provided by a number of pre-schools (playgroups), private day nurseries and independent schools with nurseries, which are part of the Nursery Education Grant (NEG) scheme. You need to call your local Council to get a list of participating providers.

ACS Cobham International School

A co-ed boarding and day school for ages 2-18. It is a large international school with American college preparatory programme, Advanced Placement courses and International Baccalaureate Diploma available. Contact Heidi Ayoub
Tel : 01932 869 744
Fax : 01932 869 789
Address : Heywood,Portsmouth Road
City : Cobham
Country : Surrey
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : KT11 1BL

ACS Egham International School

Situated in prime London commuter belt, the only school in the UK to offer all four IB programmes, including the Primary Years (from age 3), Middle Years, and Diploma Programme, as well as the IB Careers-related Certificate. Contact Linda Kavanagh
Tel : 01874 430 611
Fax : 01874 430 626
Address : London Road
City : Egham
Country : Surrey
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : TW20 0HS

ACS Hillingdon International School

An international day school for ages 4-18. Curricilum includes American college preparatory programme, Advanced Placement courses and International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. Extensive school busing service covers Central London to Beaconsfield and beyond. Contact John Leiner
Tel : 01895 818 402
Fax : 01895 818 404
Address : Hillingdon Court,Vine Lane
City : Hillingdon
Country : Middlesex
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : UB10 0BE

Dwight School London

Dwight School London is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and it was one of the first in the UK to offer the full IB Programme. Dwight School London is for children aged 2-18 look for places in Kindergarten, Lower or Upper School.
Tel : 020 8920 0637
Fax : 020 8211 4605
Address : 6 Friern Barnet Lane
City : London
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : N11 3LX

International Community School - ICS London

Primary School (3-11) and Secondary School (11-18), co-educational. An IB World School, with two campuses in Marylebone, central London, offering Primary Years, Middle Years and IB Diploma programmes..
Address : 7B Wyndham Place
City : London
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : W1H 1PN

International School of London (ISL)

Co-educational, day school in West London; IB PYP, IB MYP and IB Diploma; Small Classes; English as a Second Language support given; over 20 home languages taught.
Tel : 020 8992 5823
Website :
Fax : 020 8993 7012
Address : 139 Gunnersbury Avenue
City : London
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : W3 8LG

L'Ecole des Petits & L'Ecole de Battersea

Offering a French-British education for children ages 3 to 11.
City : London
Postcode : SW11 3DS

TASIS The American School in England

International & American education for day (3-18) and boarding students (14-18) in Surrey. IB Diploma, Advanced Placement, American High School Diploma and English-as-an-Additional Language programmes. They also offer Summer programmes in the UK, France, Puerto Rico, and Switzerland. FOCUS contact is Mary Mitchell 01932 565 252.
Tel : 01932 582 316
Fax : 01932 564644
Region : South-west
Address : Coldharbour Lane,Thorpe
City : Nr. Egham
Country : Surrey
Country : United Kingdom
Postcode : TW20 8TE

The American School in London

Coeducational, independent school of more than 1,350 international students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Providing an American education of the highest quality in an international setting.
Tel : 020 7449 1221
Website :
Fax : 020 7449 1350
Address : One Waverley Place
City : London
Postcode : NW8 0NP

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