The Willow Nursery School, established for over 30 years,  is an independent,  privately-owned nursery school situated at 55 Grafton Square, Clapham Old Town.

We offer a happy, safe  and fun environment for 2.6 – 5 year olds  to begin their schooling.  Combining traditional teaching with aspects of Montessori, we believe in children learning through play and enjoyment.

Bright spacious premisies * large garden and outdoor play areas * morning and afternoon sessions * excellent links with follow-on schools * well-trained team of teachers and assistants *


Caroline Henson
Sarah Turner

Opening Times

Term time only – three terms a year (33 weeks/year)
Two entries a year in September and January, for 2½ – 5 year olds.

Under 3 years old

Mornings only
Drop off between 8.55am – 9.10am
Pick up 12.15pm

Over 3 years old

Mornings and optional afternoons
Drop off between 8.15am – 9.10am
Afternoon sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with pick up at 3pm


Caroline Henson
Sarah Turner

Alice Clark


0207 498 0319

The Willow Nursery
55 Grafton Square
Clapham Old Town
London SW4 0DE

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Confidence in learning

From their very first days settling in we will help build their confidence in the classroom through a carefully thought out day of fun activities, outdoor play and structured learning.

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Resilience in life

Resilience comes from self-belief, confidence in one’s abilities, awareness of the community around you and the emotional intelligence to cope with situations. From settling in to moving on to big school we make sure the children are armed with the right tools.

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