Active Learning Southgate | Day Nurseries & Preschool | Southgate

Active Learning Southgate

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Conveniently located for easy access to Southgate Underground Station (Picadilly Line), Active Learning Southgate is ideal for commuting parents. The nursery boasts a fully equipped art studio, a preschool science lab and an IT studio, as well as a sensory room for the younger children. The large garden means all children can explore the natural world as well. All meals are nutritionally balanced, prepared using fresh ingredients by our own chef.

Active Learning Southgate Manager
Alyson Slattery
Nursery Manager
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Nutrition

Our excellent nutritionally balanced menu is changed regularly to encourage a varied diet and is approved by the Childrens Food Trust. Here is an example of a typical menu.

Supporting and Learning


Growing Mathematicians

1-2-3-4-5! Mathematics is embedded in everything that we do and experience in our day-to-day lives and our Growing Mathematicians programme has been created to help your child understand the purpose and importance of mathematics. 

Growing Readers

Growing Readers brings together home and nursery life, providing parents with some of the theory behind developing children’s reading skills, and also providing handy Hints & Tips, recommended reading lists and suggested activities for parents and children to explore together.

Growing Writers

Our Growing Writer’s approach supports the complex magical journey from making a mark, to emergent writing, to confident writer, laying the foundational skills that enable each child to flourish with the confidence and capability to succeed at school.

A day at Active Learning Southgate

Below is an example of a typical day

  • Morning

    Drop Off

  • Morning

    Breakfast

  • Morning

    Play & Activities

  • Morning

    Story Time

  • Morning

    Singing Time

  • Midday

    Lunch

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Sleep Time

  • Afternoon

    Play & Activities

  • Afternoon

    Story Time

  • Afternoon

    Singing Time

  • Afternoon

    Tea / Dinner Time

  • Afternoon

    Play & Activities

  • Afternoon

    Pick Up

Fees & Availability

Where possible we look to offer flexible booking patterns, including everything your child needs. To request pricing and availability, please request a call back by clicking the button below.

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Meet the Team

Alyson Slattery

I started working with Bright Horizons in 1995 in that time my career has developed   from Senior Nursery Nurse to Third in Charge to Deputy Manager and then to  Nursery Manager,   I left Bright Horizons in September  2013 and joined Active Learning in April 2014 where I became a Senior Vice Principal at West Hampstead  I then became Principle in that time Bright Horizons had acquired Active Learning in July 2015.

I then transferred to Active Learning Southgate as the Nursery Manger in January 2016. I am extremely passionate about early years and education, I am approachable and a confident communicator I enjoy making work a fun yet professional place to be for both my staff and families.


Hasina Ruparelia

I started with Active Learning Childcare in September 2008 as a nursery nurse at the North Finchley branch. I was promoted to senior mentor after 6 months and to a Third in Charge in 2012. The summer of 2014 I was promoted to Deputy Manager at the Southgate branch.

I have been working in childcare since 2005 when I completed my Diploma in Childcare and Education Level 2 and 3. I am very passionate about my job and proud to see all the children grow and develop into young adults.


Great place to work - Best Workplaces 2016

Why Bright Horizons

The Bright Horizons passion and enthusiasm for providing high-quality care isn’t just common knowledge within our own business – we’ve also gained some impressive accolades from external sources for excellence as both a childcare provider, and as an employer. We are the only childcare company to have been listed for the last 11 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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