Pentland | Day Nurseries & Pre-School | Finchley

Pentland Nursery

Why Children Love Us

A place to grow

Pentland Nursery is situated on the Pentland Brand Centre and is open to Pentland Brand employees as well as the local community. The highly qualified and dedicated staff team provide a home from home environment in cosy surroundings and support individual learning goals through our unique Growing Programmes. The nursery offers extracurricular activities including Yoga Bugs and Debu Tots and parents are also invited to the nursery to host workshops on activities such as cooking or reading stories. Pentland Nursery also benefits from an onsite chef who prepares delicious homemade meals using the freshest produce meeting each child’s individual dietary requirements.

Pentland Nursery and Preschool Manager
Frederika Mihalik-Kanzelsberger
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 Pentland Nursery

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

    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

Frederika Mihalik-Kanzelsberger

Frederika has a Masters in Education (Fine Arts and English Language/Literature), and in addition holds a QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and EPS (Early Years Professional Status). Frederika has sixteen years’ experience within childcare, having worked seven years in Early Years and nine years within school environments. Frederika joined the Pentland Nursery in July 2016 and particularly enjoys participating in creative sessions with the children. 


Shani Edward

Shani holds an NVQ Level 3 qualification and is a Teaching Assistant. Shani joined the nursery in 2014 after completing her qualification. Shani is fantastic at creating a homely and loving environment for children and families. Shani has built and developed strong relationships with parents during her time at the nursery and is a much respected and highly regarded member of the team. 

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 10 years as one of the country’s top 50 “Great Places to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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