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Chelsea Pre-Prep

Qualified first-aider on site
Ofsted Registered
Suitable for children and young people with SEND
Sensory Play Opportunities
Suitable for an individual with hearing impairment
Outside Play Opportunities
Suitable for an individual with vision impairment

Chelsea Pre-Prep was established in 2009 and provides the highest quality education for children in the ‘Early Years’. The school has been continuously rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ since first opening and boasts exceptional facilities throughout.  Outside, the space includes areas for sports, gardening, a sand pit, garden pond, a mud kitchen and a bug hotel. Inside, the building houses individual classrooms, an extra-curricular space for performances and a versatile exhibition space for hosting events or large scale school activities.

Chelsea Pre-Prep has a morning session from 8:30am-12:00pm, an afternoon session from 12:30-14:00pm and full days’ sessions from 8:30am-3:00pm. Children can also participate in after school clubs from 3pm-4pm. Extra-curricular activities include Ballet, Music, Drama, Sports, French and Spanish. Children who attend our school are accepted into the top selective prep schools in London.

A Chelsea Pre-Prep child is interested, creative, inquisitive and active. Children develop these qualities and a love for school through carefully planned opportunities and challenges. “Children have extremely warm and caring relationships with staff, which helps to support their emotional well-being and self-esteem very effectively” Ofsted 2016

Partnership with parents is incredibly important to Chelsea Pre-Pre & Nursery which has been described as “remarkable” by Ofsted. “I couldn’t imagine a better start to school life than the enjoyment and subsequent conversations I have with my child after a day at Chelsea Pre-Prep & Nursery”. Parent of CPPN child.

“The entire Chelsea Pre-Prep outstanding team utterly inspire and truly make each child fee celebrated and delighted to be part of the school and spread their wings happily to achieve many wonderful skills, including a great enhanced level of academic preparation”. Parent of CPPN child.

“Behaviour is impeccable. Children are polite and confident”. Ofsted

“Chelsea Pre-Prep creates a culture ad climate across the school which is characterised by the highest expectations, enthusiasm for teaching, learning and a commitment to achieving outstanding results”. Parent of CPPN child.

“The manager is a truly inspirational leader. His enthusiasm and continuous drive for improvement is reflected in all areas of the setting. He leads a highly impressive team that works extremely hard”. Ofsted.

“Children develop excellent impendence and are highly motivated to explore and investigate their ideas to extend their own learning. They rapidly gain the skills they need in readiness for school”. Ofsted

Chelsea Pre-Prep has received many prestigious awards and recognition since opening in 2009. The school has also worked very hard in partnership with parents to build schools in deprived areas of Vietnam. We are very proud that the result has meant that a large amount of children can now receive an education.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andrea Kehoe
Contact Position
Head Teacher
 020 7352 4856
Chelsea Pre-prep

Where to go

Chelsea Pre-Prep & Nursery
Chelsea Pre Prep & Nursery, St. Andrews Church, 43
Park Walk
SW10 0AU

Other Details


Please contact for cost details.


Age Ranges
2-4 years

Childcare Information


Waiting lists fill up and are closed up to 2 years in advance so early registration is highly recommended.

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 8.30am 4pm
Tuesday 8.30am 4pm
Wednesday 8.30am 4pm
Thursday 8.30am 4pm
Friday 8.30am 12pm
Visit & Outings
Walks to local park etc
Sensory Play
Arts & Crafts
Quiet Area
Quiet Room
ICT Facilities
Out-door Play

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
05/02/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
14/04/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
Last Updated 04/05/2021

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