Welcome to Little Forest Folk Chiswick
We start the day at the Hogarth Centre. This is where we welcome children when they are dropped off in the mornings and where we enjoy lots of free play. Our little ones enjoy a hearty, nutritious breakfast to prepare them for a day of fun and physical activity in the great outdoors before getting their outdoor gear on in preparation for the real fun to begin.
Each day we will set up base at either Chiswick House & Gardens or Kew Gardens. Our base is made up of cosy pop-up sleeping tents, a small nappy changing tent, a toilet tent and a hand washing station.
Activities can range from treasure hunts, climbing trees, building dens and creative play to reading stories, mark making and mathematics (counting leaves, acorns, feathers, dividing, sharing, combining) in the forest.
We enjoy our morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack out in the forest, then towards late afternoon we start to make our way back to our base at Hogarth Centre. Here we will take the time to reflect upon our day, enjoy an extra curricular class and discuss with the children what they enjoyed the most, using these discussions to help us plan our activities for the next day.
Sessions at Little Forest Folk Chiswick
There are two options for attending Little Forest Folk Chiswick, a Full Day or a Sessional Day. Full Days run 7.45am to 6pm, include breakfast, lunch and dinner, whereas Sessional Days are shorter days running 7.45am to 4pm, that include breakfast and lunch. Both include a morning and afternoon snack. We ask for a minimum commitment of at least two days per week per child.
Our waiting lists are currently closed due to high demand.
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Hogarth Centre, Duke Road, London, W4 2JR
We are based at the Hogarth Centre, where children are dropped off each morning.
There is some parking available outside the centre but this is suitable for pickup and drop off only and can not be used for all day parking.
We take the children to Kew Gardens on Monday and Friday, and Chiswick House & Gardens on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
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Drop off address
Hogarth Centre, Duke Road, London, W4 2JR
Nursery green space address
Either Chiswick House & Gardens or Kew Gardens
Meet The Team
Our super creative Chiswick team is managed by Otis and deputy managed by Avalon. To learn more about Otis and the rest of the Chiswick team click here:
Depending on your circumstance there are three different ways to fund your child's place at Little Forest Folk.
For detailed information on pricing and term dates please click here
You can also read the summaries below and click on the relevant link.
Free places for two-year-olds
As a social-purpose business, Little Forest Folk offer free places for full-time childcare for qualifying two-year-old children. If you are eligible for two-year-old government funding you will be eligible for our Little Forest Folk programme of free places.
government funded places
Your child is able to access 15 hours universal entitlement, 570 hours of free entitlement hours funded by the government after their third birthday. This funding can be applied across the school terms (38 weeks per year) or stretched to cover a longer period of the year (51 weeks per year).
We offer 30 hours of funded childcare to eligible families. Working parents of 3 and 4 year olds are able to obtain an additional 15 hours of funded childcare provided that they meet certain eligibility criteria.
When your child is eligible for 15 or 30 hour funding;
Children who turn 3 years old on or between:
1 April and 31 August are eligible from the autumn term starting in September
1 September and 31 December are eligible from the spring term starting in January
1 January and 31 March are eligible from the summer term starting in April
There are two options for attending Little Forest Folk Chiswick, a Full Day or a Sessional Day. Full Days include breakfast, lunch and dinner, whereas Sessional Days are shorter days that include breakfast and lunch. Both include a morning and afternoon snack. We ask for a minimum commitment of at least two days per week per child.
Full Day 7:45am - 6:00pm, £83.00 (From April £86.00)
Sessional Day 7:45am - 4:00pm, £71.00 (From April £76.00)
For more information about our pricing and how payments are structured, please follow the link below.
School holidays Only
9:30am - 3:30pm, £68.00 (From April £72.00)
We run holiday camps during school holidays at our Chiswick nursery. We have a limited number of places per day so if you would like your child to attend, we would advise booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you'd like to learn more about our holiday camps and to book a place for your child, please follow the link below.