Jo Pearce (BA Hons) has led ‘Bluebells’ Parent and Child Group since 2012.  She is a qualified Holistic Baby and Child Care (EYE) practitioner ( and her three children have attended the London Steiner School since her eldest was a baby in 2002.  Jo is a qualified Massage Therapist and Reflexologist (ITEC).

At ‘Bluebells’ we offer a warm, friendly and safe space for parents/carers and children age 0-3 and 1/2 years, encouraging self-initiated movement and self-directed play with natural material toys.  We celebrate the season through handcrafts, circle time songs and puppet shows.  The morning is propelled by a gentle rhythm and transitions are nurtured with repetition and reverence.  Parenting issues are welcomed and shared with an understanding of Steiner and Pikler respectful care.


To enquire about further details, contact:

To book a place either fill the form at the bottom of this page, or  Click Here to download a pdf form (you will need Adobe pdf viewer)


Welcome and Tea (10:00 am) 

Time to hang coats and bags on pegs, shoes in cubby holes and slippers on.  A warm welcome with a cup of herbal tea.

Morning Song (10:05 am)

A greeting for the day.  Like a refreshing big sigh – we have arrived and are together again.

Craft and Freeplay time (10:10 am)

Simple crafts celebrating the seasonal rhythm or breadmaking, whilst the children join us, draw or explore in play.

Observation time with Freeplay (10:50 am)

Connect with the children through quiet ‘holding’ of space and valuable time to ‘see’ the children.

Tidying Time (11:05 am)

Marked by the same song, the parents tend to the room and the older ones often like to help.

Snack Time (11:10 am)

Gentle rituals with familiar songs for snack time, lighting the candle, blessing the meal – together around the table.  Wholesome snack with rice and oat cakes, raisins and apple.

Circle Time (11:40 am)

Invitation to ‘all join in to our small ring’ to sing seasonal songs.  Puppet show.  Farewell with ‘Goodbye Now’ song.



Autumn Term 2017

School returns Thursday 7th September

Monday Morning Group (10-12pm) Indoor &

Monday Afternoon Group (1-3pm) Indoor

Jan: 15, 22, 29

Feb: 5, 19, 26 (hols 9th to 16th inc)

Mar: 5, 12, 19, 26

Tuesday Morning Group (10:30 – 12:30am) Outdoor (Rookery – Streatham Common)

Jan: 9, 16, 23, 30,

Feb: 6, 20, 27, (hols Friday 9th inset day: to 16th Feb)

Mar: 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursday Morning Group (9:30 – 11:30am) Outdoor (near Tooting Bec Common pond – exact location to be confirmed)

Jan: 11, 18, 25,

Feb: 1, 8, 22 (hols 9th to 16th inc)

Mar: 1, 8, 15, 22,

Friday Morning Group (10-12pm) Indoor

Jan: 12, 19, 26

Feb: 2, 23, (hols 9th to 16th inc)

Mar: 2, 9, 16, 23 


Parking for Indoor Groups: Pay and display parking on Cavendish Road for up to 4 hours. Permit parking only on Weir Road between 10-12pm.


TUESDAYS x 11 Outdoor (£6) = pay ahead for x 8 £48

THURSDAYS x 10 Outdoor = pay ahead for x 7 £42

Maximum of 15 familes per session

FRIDAYS x 9 Indoor (£7) = pay ahead for x 9 £63

MONDAYS x 10 Indoor (£7) = pay ahead for x 10 £70

If a place becomes available at short notice (as a one-off drop-in), the cost is £8

Maximum of 8 families per session



Personal Details

Indoor Session Details
Please state which are your preferred groups. Place 1,2,or 3 in the box provided. Select "0" if not applicable

Monday 10am - 12pm
Monday 1pm - 3pm
Friday 10am - 12pm
Availability currently allows one indoor choice

Outdoor Session Details
Please select if you would like to attend

Tuesday 10:30am - 12:30am YESNO
Thursday 9:30am - 11:30am YESNO

Other Details
Please select if you would like to be considered for ‘drop-in sessions’ YESNO
If so, would you also be available for same-day notice YESNO


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