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Google Expeditions visit Monkey Puzzle Highbury!

Monkey Puzzle Highbury welcomed Google’s Expedition Pioneer Programme to the nursery last week, taking the Pre-School children to the moon and back in a 3D virtual tour experience in the classroom. The Google Expeditions experience works using smart phone technology set in a cardboard 3D viewer. The phones run Google street view, which allows the […]


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Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Highbury


Monkey Puzzle Highbury provides a secure and caring environment for children aged 3 months to 5 years to learn and grow. Our aim is for every child to be happy and healthy, enjoying their early years at the Nursery and for parents to have peace of mind that their children are in excellent hands.

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire” – William Butler Yeats

Click here to read about Our Ethos at Monkey Puzzle Highbury.

Our Nursery setting – Loxfords House

Built in 1850, Loxfords House was once the residence of the Dent family, renowned Highbury glove makers. Among their impressive list of clients were aristocrats, early entrepreneurs and even royalty.

In 1925 the property was bought by The National Children’s Home, where extensive development took place. In 2008 the building changed hands again to Action For Children, where it was used as their HQ in keeping with it’s previous use.

The property today has been restored by expert craftsmen to it’s original glory, with it’s elegant stuccoed facade, magnificent clock tower and beautifully landscaped gardens providing a wonderful setting for our new nursery.

The nursery itself has been purposefully designed from scratch to provide a light and airy space for the children to learn and grow in a safe a secure environment. Each room is divided into classroom areas, rich with resources and our inspirational team of childcare professionals are passionate about creating an early love of learning for all children.