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Robert Owen Nursery School

Robert Owen Primary School
Broadening the possibilities for children & families

Our School

Robert Owen Nursery School and Children's Centre is a nursery school, childcare provider and children's centre. Built on the current site in 2000, it has evolved from the Robert Owen nursery school established in East Greenwich (Conley Street) in 1952.

We offer an 'outstanding' (Ofsted rated) provision for local children and families, including an exciting and challenging curriculum, a large nursery garden, highly qualified and experienced staff. inclusive ethos and continual professional development.

We offer 48 places for 2 year olds and 104 for 3 & 4 year olds. These place are to give a balance of part time and full time places, term time and all year places.  We work on a ratio 1:4 for 2 year olds and 1:8 for 3 & 4 year olds.  There is a qualified teacher in each of the 3 & 4 year old classes.

Our children do exceptionally well at nursery and by the end of reception the large majority, 77% are achieving a good level of development.

"I cannot praise highly enough the care and attention given to my children at Robert Owen both in the nursery/pre school and the stay and play. I think everyone that works there truly puts the child at the heart of what they do. There is also an impressive and varied range of activity and support on offer” (PSS2014)









Our children's centre provides a range of services including

Health - Midwife, Health visitor, Breast feeding, Baby massage, CAMHS and others

  • Family learning - Parents involved in their children's learning
  • Adult Learning - Maths and English, English as a second language, Parenting courses
  • Back to work - Links with employment, Top 10 jobs, CV writing
  • Family support - Help with parenting, Time to talk, Counselling, Links with other services

“I am extremely happy with all the care and services provided by Robert Owen. They have provided my 3 children with the best start in life a parent could ask for!” (PSS 2014)