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At Balfour Nursery we recognise and applaud the children’s ability to count to large numbers, but there are also other aspects that are integral to the children’s understanding of mathematics. We support and encourage the children to understand and enjoy mathematics....
Today we celebrated St Andrews day, the patron Saint of Scotland. Unknown to many, Saint Andrew is also the patron Saint of Romania, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. The children have been learning many things about Scotland and, with help, identified Scotland on...
We are proud to say that due to the immense dedication and hard work from all the staff here, Balfour Nursery has been one of the few nurseries in Redbridge to remain open for the children of key workers and vulnerable children throughout COVID – 19. During these...
The topic this month in our pre-school room is camping; in keeping with this theme, our children have been thinking about the different types of holidays they have been on in the past as well as the holidays they would like to go on in the future. Our children were...
With many staying at home during this pandemic, what better time to start toilet training your child at home. Toilet training happens at different times for different children; however, most children start to show an interest in no longer using nappies from between 2...
On Monday 27th January we celebrated Chinese New Year! Throughout the course of the day the children enjoyed making Chinese lanterns, learning how to write Chinese numbers and were given the opportunity to sample a variety of traditional Chinese foods using...
On Friday 14th February we hosted a Prince and Princesses party for Valentine’s Day. Children came dressed up as their favourite Prince/Princess and during the course of the day the children put their culinary skills into practice to make heart shaped pizzas.
This week our pre-schoolers have been busy learning about the letter and sound ‘M’. Children have been identifying objects beginning with ‘M’ both in the classroom and bringing an item from home.
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What our Mums & Dads think about Balfour Nursery!
I really want to thank to each and every teaching staff of the nursery. This is the place
where my daughter spent almost a year before her primary school and we could see
her growth in every aspect. We could really felt the effort and affection from the
teachers that brings smile to my little one. Thank you!!
Balfour nursery is excellent. I cannot rate them highly enough. My daughter has very complex medical condition requiring a lot of extra care. Dawn, Harvinder and the whole team went the extra mile for my little princess. I remember they organised an out of hours training session for ALL the staff so the they could all be aware of what to do with my daughter.
I was so reassured. I am sure without Balfour and their meticulousness with Oumy; I would not have managed to keep a full time job.
My mind was at ease when she was in nursery. Sometimes they would do even better than I. They helped her reached her milestones and documented everything. I am so very impressed and pleased with how Oumy has been cared for.
Dear parent, if you are in the Ilford area and your heart is swinging between two or more nurseries, go to Balfour without any hesitation. They are just top notch.
Both of my kids went to this nursery and I was always happy with the way the staff took care of them. They were always so supportive and encouraged my kids to develop their learning skills especially towards the end when preparing to go to ‘big’ school. Meals are provided with snacks in-between, so you are assured your child is fed throughout the day. The staff were always so supportive if you have questions about your wellbeing as a parent and that of your child. I would highly recommend them as they are one of the few in the area with early and late opening times, which is good for working parents especially seeing as it is literally minutes from the train station.
My boy is so happy; he has developed so well since starting, I’m so proud. If I had another child they would definitely be attending.
My child in 2 month has learnt, new words, eating more with a spoon and sits up at the table. He has become more sociable. He just seems happier in social activities now. Very well managed team, who create a great environment for both child and parent.
Monday 7.30am to 6.30pm
Tuesday 7.30am to 6.30pm
Wednesday 7.30am to 6.30pm
Thursday 7.30am to 6.30pm
Friday 7.30am to 6.30pm
7 Balfour Road
020 8553 1886