French & English Bilingual Mini-Crèche (Playgroup) in Hampstead

A Great Alternative to a Nursery School in Hampstead

Les Petits Bellots is an independent French and English bilingual mini-crèche located in Hampstead, London, welcoming children from the age of 6 months to 4 years.

We offer flexible and reliable short-term childcare solutions for parents who need some ad-hoc child-free time while their little ones enjoy two hours playtime and socialise in French & English.

Starting in September, we will be having professional experts in a range of different areas attending our creches to introduce the children to new skills, varying from art, cooking, drama, gardening, music, sports, yoga, and so on! They’ll be visiting and sharing their expertise with us for at least 5-6 weeks per Term.

Please note that we have a minimum session requirement in order to sign up, of 2 sessions a week.

Please note that we are happy to offer you a 10 % discount if you recommend us to someone who signs up at least for a term.

Click on the below links to find out more about our great alternative to the traditional day nursery in Hampstead, London.

What happens at our Mini-Creche
sessions in Hampstead?

Our two-hour sessions in Hampstead begin with a welcome as children come in, followed by free play and then circle time, where we say ‘bonjour’ to everyone and sing during French Rhyme Time. Structured activities follow for 20 to 30 minutes, where staff interact with all children.

We take care of baby-change if the need arises and suggest toilet visits for older ones. After Snack Time (catered for by parents), we all tidy the room together, then we gather for our second circle time to read a story in French. We then have a dance session, which lasts between 10 to 15 minutes, before finally saying ‘au revoir’ to everyone as parents arrive to collect.

Parents are welcome to stay and watch, especially for the first few sessions to ensure their child has settled. However, most parents do make the most of the opportunity to enjoy some precious time out, dropping their children and collecting them at the end of the session. Our care is bespoke, and each family is different.

Hampstead French & English Bilingual Mini-Crèche

Location of our Mini-Creche

Hampstead is an affluent residential community long favoured by academics, artists, and media figures. Hampstead Heath has meadows, woodland, and swimming ponds, plus city views from Parliament Hill. Open to the public, Kenwood House is a neoclassical villa with a collection of Old Master art. Boutiques, gastropubs, and upmarket restaurants occupy the Georgian buildings and alleyways of quaint Hampstead Village.  Our mini-crèche is based in a lovely part of Hampstead where we welcome new little ones to play and learn with us.

St Luke’s Church,
Kidderpore Ave,
London,
NW3 7SU

St Lukes, Hampstead, London - playgroup

Opening times of our Mini-creche

We currently hold the below sessions in Hampstead, London:

  • Tuesday 09:30-11:30 am
  • Thursday 09:30-11:30 am
  • Friday 09:30-11:30 am

Term times of our Mini-creche

Our mini-crèche is open during school term only. Our current term dates in Hampstead are below:

  • Summer Term: 19 April – 5 July (Holiday Break 31 May – 4 June) 
  • Autumn Term: 06 September – 17 December (Holiday break 25 October – 29 October)

Cost of our Mini-creche Services in Hampstead

We offer three different packages to help children start off their educational route the best possible way, over a select number of mornings, and location dependent:

3 months: Discovery/Researcher – Chercheur: 14 weeks

2 sessions…………………………………………………..£1,428
3 sessions…………………………………………………..£2,100
4 sessions………………………………………………….£2,744
5 sessions…………………………………………………..£3,360

6 months: Explorer – Explorateur: 26 weeks

2 sessions…………………………………………………..£2,548
3 sessions…………………………………………………..£3,744
4 sessions………………………………………………….£4,888
5 sessions…………………………………………………..£5,980

12 months: Adventurer – Aventurier: 38 weeks

2 sessions…………………………………………………..£3,852
3 sessions…………………………………………………..£5,604
4 sessions………………………………………………….£7,200
5 sessions…………………………………………………..£8,660

Please get in touch to check availability at your venue of choice!

*Please note prices do not include our Administrative fee of £60. Minimum sign up requirement is of 2 sessions. Prices are applicable for Autumn Term 2021

You can also book a taster session or book ad-hoc sessions if space is available too.

You can also see our full page about our mini-creche costs.

Cost of mini-creche services in Hampstead

The Benefits of a Bilingual Creche

The benefits of exposing your child to French & English bilingual environment only escalate these advantages not only on the short term but also on the long term as it will be a strong and solid base fundamental for your child’s future.

Studies have shown that bilingual children can outperform monolingual children in a number of subject areas. The effects of bilingualism can help improve a child’s educational development, cognitive functions, social skills, literacy, and emotional skills that have positive effects for many years to come.

Being bilingual can also improve a person’s multitasking skills, attention control, problem solving and creativity as it promotes outside-the-box thinking. It can also help improve your memory.

Contact our Mini-creche in Hampstead today!

If you want to find out more about our French and English bilingual mini-crèche in Hampstead, London, then you can contact us via the below form. Alternatively you can call us on 07401 862326. We look forward to hearing from you.

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