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Term Dates


Begins: Thursday, 8 Sep
Ends: Thursday, 8 Dec
Half Term: Thursday 20 Oct - Friday, 28 Oct(inclusive)

Staff inset day (no school): Wednesday, 19 Oct


Begins: Thursday, 5 Jan
Ends: Friday, 24 Mar
Half Term: Monday, 13 Feb - Friday, 17 Feb (inclusive)

Staff inset day (no school): Friday, 10 Feb


Begins: Tuesday, 18 Apr
Early May Bank Holiday (no school) – Monday, 1st May Ends: Friday, 7 Jul
Half Term: Monday, 29 May - Friday, 2 Jun (inclusive)

New September intake Induction Morning (no school): Friday, 26 May

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  • SEND Local Offer

    Wed 22 June 22

    The SEND local offer covers services from birth to 25, across education, health and social care. Kingston and Richmond children’s services are provided by Achieving for Children. The SEND Local Offer sits within their AfCinfo website or you can use this direct link Local Offer website for Kingston and Richmond SEND Local Offer leaflet If you don’t live in Kingston or Richmond, your home local authority will also have a SEND Local Offer. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Parent and Carer Engagement Team The role of this team in Kingston and Richmond is to ensure... Read more


    Fri 18 March 22

    The Barnes Montessori Nursery collected, with parent and staff generosity, a huge carload of nappies, nappy creams, wipes, formula milk, femine hygiene items, paracetamol etc. for Ukraine refugees in Poland. These were taken to Hamilton House (The White Eagle Club) in Balham where teams of volunteers were organising lorry loads to go to Poland to help the many displaced by this tragic war. The Community spirit seen everywhere is very moving. The psychological damage and suffering and human loss of life affecting so many families is horrendous. We hope and... Read more


    Thu 03 March 22

    World Book Day is an important day in the calendar to encourage children, from all backgrounds, to develop a love of reading for pleasure. Lives can be changed through a love of books and shared reading, and to give every child the opportunity to have a book of their own. Children of the Barnes Montessori Nursery were invited to come dressed in a favourite character. The staff also ‘dressed up’ and there was much fun, enthusiasm and curiosity as the children asked questions and enjoyed many stories read to them. All the children were given... Read more


    Mon 04 October 21

    Parents were invited to come and visit their child’s classroom and meet the team over wine and refreshments. This event proved to be a great success and particularly happy after the long months we have all experienced with COVID. There was a very cheerful and positive atmosphere as parents socialised and learnt more about what their children were doing on a daily basis. The experienced and welcoming staff showed parents how the Montessori equipment and various resources were used. They were invited ‘to play’ too! Read more