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Our vision: happy, healthy, enquiring and active childhoods

Our aim is to work in partnership with you…

…together, we can give your child the best start to life.

Our Essential
Books and Rhymes

Choose a book from our essential lists and enjoy a video of our staff sharing the story and a matching rhyme as well as activities from Love My Books

Nursery School

We’re a maintained nursery school for children aged 2, 3 and 4 in the Manor Park and Little Ilford neighbourhoods of Newham. We are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We offer free, part-time places for 200 children aged two, three and four years old.

Children’s Centre

We are here to help every child get a good start in life. We are a year-round, one-stop shop for a wide range of services that support parents, expectant parents, and children from birth to five years old). Our brand-new building and outdoor play area mean that we can offer the very best modern facilities.

Find Childcare

We can help you look for early education and childcare for your baby, toddler or child up to five years old in and around Manor Park. As London’s only Community Childcare and Early Learning Support Hub, we are here to help you find the best place for your child.

East London Research School

We are developing evidence-based practice and bringing research closer to schools and early years settings. Our aim is to improve the life chances of disadvantaged children and young people in East London. Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with our work


Every child is entitled to a free nursery place from the term after their third birthday (subject to availability).
We also offer free places for two-year olds, subject to eligibility.
Find out more on in our Admissions Policy

Stronger Practice Hub

A Brighter Start is the Early Years Stronger Practice Hub for London, led by Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre. The Hub will provide advice, share good practice, and offer evidence-based professional development for early years practitioners. Sign up to join in and find out more.