Operational Hours:


Cheeky Monkey’s Day Nursery is based in East Finchley and is open from Monday to Friday from 8am until 6pm, 51 weeks of the year.


Security & Access into the Nursery

This part of the nursery is always paramount. We have our own dedicated entrance, parents are requested to ring the doorbell and will be opened by the staff at Cheeky Monkey’s Day Nursery. The entrance will always remain locked as the safety of the children is our main priority.

Your childs security and safety is of utmost importance. We undertake the most rigorous verification of professional reference, and all our staff have been cleared through the Disclosure Barring Services.



Cheeky Monkey’s Day Nursery caters for children aged between Two years to Five years old.




We operate with a roll-on snack period in the morning session whereby a selection of fresh fruit, vegetable, milk or water is available for the children.

We employ an in-house cook who cooks all meal freshly on a daily basis. We work a vegetarian fortnightly menu which ensures a healthy nutritious diet is being offered to the children.



We offer parking facilities for parents during drop offs and collection at the nursery. We also have buggy boxes at the nursery so parents to safely leave their buggies at the nursery.


Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

We follow the EYFS at Cheeky Monkey’s Day Nursery which underpins our policies and ethos of our nursery.

The EYFS framework supports professionals working in Early Years to help your child.

The EYFS is set up in two areas:

Prime Areas

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development

  • Communication and Language Development

  • Physical Development


Specific Areas

  • Literacy

  • Numeracy

  • Understanding of the World

  • Expressive Arts and Design

The seven areas are used to plan learning activities for each individual child.

Children learn by playing and exploring, being active, and through creative and critical thinking which takes place both indoors and outside.

It is important that there is secure caring relationship between parents and professionals as you need to feel comfortable about sharing information and discussing things that will benefit your child.

Your child will be allocated with a “key person”. The Key Person will be:

  • Your main point of contact within the setting regarding your child’s development

  • Help your child to become settled, happy and safe

  • Responsible for your child’s care, development and learning

  • Taking detailed note of your child’s progress, sharing this with you and giving suggesting ideas on how to help your child at home

  • You should be able to get information about your child’s development at any time and there are two stages

  • Carrying out a 2-years progress check after your child’s 2nd Birthday. This check will highlight areas where your child is progressing well and anywhere they might need some extra help or support.

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