Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre‑School

Ages taken: Birth to 5 years

This nursery will be closing on Friday 31st March 2023.

Our Stockwell Gardens Nursery & Pre-School, Bessborough Nursery & Pre-school and Angel Pre-School nearby have spaces available.

Our Customer Services team is on hand to help you. You can contact them on customerservices@leyf.org.uk



About this nursery

Rated Good by Ofsted, Henry Fawcett Nursery & Pre-School provides Early Years education and childcare to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Kennington, near Oval tube. We’re a light, airy nursery, with separate areas for each age group and a large garden.

Our experienced staff plan each day with the children. There are so many activities to try, including sensory ice play, woodwork, making lava lamps, obstacle courses, drag queen storytime and more!

The children love to get out and about too, visiting the local shops and nearby care home.

Parents join in the fun with seasonal events and celebrations.

A range of freshly prepared healthy snacks is available on-site every day.

Meet the manager

Bhumika, nursery manager

Meet the manager

Hello, my name is Bhumika and I am the manager at Henry Fawcett Nursery & Pre-School. The staff team and I strive to ensure every child in our nursery is happy, well cared for and fully supported as they grow and learn. I most enjoy the magical moments young children share with us, like first words and first steps, and seeing their personalities develop before they embark on their journey to school.

At LEYF, all staff live our values.


We are curious, bold and adventurous. We push boundaries and test new ideas, always standing up for the rights of children.


We encourage continuous development for children and staff. We challenge each other to question and explore so we learn together.


We are warm, caring, loving and welcoming. We create safe and homely environments for each child.


We are imaginative and creative and learn through play.

If he's happy, I'm happy. And he's really happy.
Parent at Henry Fawcett
My son seems very happy when I come to pick him up and he is always welcomed by the staff. The facilities are relatively new and the play area is huge. The staff are very bright and kind to the children.
Minju, parent at Henry Fawcett
Children eating a meal in the nursery

Food and nutrition at LEYF

Healthy eating is important at LEYF. Our chefs, trained at our Early Years Chef Academy, understand children’s specific nutritional needs, and how to encourage children to be adventurous in their tastes. We cater for different dietary requirements and allergies.

Food and nutrition