Purple Jay Peckham Rye & Nunhead

Purple Jay Peckham Rye & Nunhead, formally known as Mother Goose Peckham Rye, was originally established in 1989, and since day one has placed the learning, development and care of children above all else.

Purple Jay Peckham Rye serves the Peckham and Nunhead areas.

We pride ourselves on having a special focus developing children’s emotional intelligence as well as all other aspects, in an environment that emphasises nature.

Read on below to find out what else makes Purple Jay Peckham Rye so special.


7 months – 5 years


Good rating

Opening Times

7:30am – 6:30pm, 50 weeks a year


Purple Jay Peckham Rye, 34 Waveney Avenue, Peckham Rye, SE15 3UE


On-site home cooked food

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Why Purple Jay Peckham Rye?

When it comes to nurseries in Peckham, there are countless options, so why Purple Jay Peckham Rye? What makes us stand out? What makes us special?

Personal Approach

We provide a bespoke, personalised approach for each child in our nursery.

Ofsted ``GOOD``

Our nursery is rated “GOOD” by Ofsted. A testament to our quality across every aspect.

Low Pollution Area

Our nursery is on a quiet, low pollution road.

Fully Trained Staff

Our staff are fully trained and qualified. They undergo regular training so they can always provide the best service.

Multiple, Fully Equipped Rooms

Multiple, fully equipped rooms provide children with an engaging, stimulating and enriching environment.

Focus on Creativity & EI

Unlike many others, we focus on developing your child’s creativity & emotional intelligence.

Family Run with Family Values

We’re a family run nursery with real family values, treating your little one as one of our own.

Transparency & Communication

Our staff take pride in communicating closely so you always know how your child is progressing.

Large Outdoor Play Area

Huge, expansive, varied play area in an ultra-low pollution environment.

High Quality, Healthy Meals

High quality, healthy, fresh, nutritionally balanced meals are prepared daily on site by our trained cooking staff.

Safe & Secure

We’ve spared no expense with safety and security. All elements of the nursery, interior and exterior, are secure, and staff are first aid trained.

Take Hygiene Very Seriously

We take hygiene seriously. 5 Star kitchens, daily cleaning of all rooms and strict COVID-19 compliance.

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