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Who We Are

Your Child is in Great Hands

Diverse Kindergarten

About Keeley's

Keeley's is a family-run group of daycare nurseries and pre-schools, offering high quality childcare for children aged three months to five years. 


Our vision is to provide a happy, safe and stimulating learning environment, where all children are encouraged to develop their creativity, individuality and self-confidence.


We opened our first nursery in Croydon in 2011, and expanded into Horsham in 2018.

Our Aims

At Keeley's our aim is to provide the very best in childcare and Early Years Education. Our focused aims help guide us to achieve our goals and objectives:

  1. Provide a safe and secure environment that stimulates children's curiosity and individuality.

  2. Support and nurture children's development and early life skills to ensure they leave us with confidence and resilience ready to continue their learning journey.

  3. Create and maintain fantastic relationships with our parents and carers that ensure children's growth and progress is at the heart of everything we do.

  4. Strive towards achieving more sustainable practice using modern technology and greener methods.

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Our Values

  1. Respect | We respect our staff, parents and children and promote a culture of tolerance, diversity and inclusion

  2. Integrity | We are open, honest and trustworthy at all times, committed to ensuring the best for all children in our care

  3. Passion | We are an enthusiastic and determined team dedicated to inspiring young creative and curious minds

  4. Adaptability | We are versatile and prepared for the dynamic needs of daily nursery life

  5. Excellence | We endeavour to deliver the absolute best in all areas of our care, conduct and services

Meet The Team


Rikesh Parekh, Director

Rikesh took over as Director at Keeley's in 2015, immediately focusing his attention on improving and modernising our day-to-day operations.


He brings six years of experience in education and management, and a dedication to seeing our nurseries provide the very best in high quality childcare. Rikesh is also keen to provide the ideal environment in which children and staff can develop and shine.


Nicole Perry,
Director of Operations

Nicole joined us right from the start in 2011 as Nursery Manager, and played a pivotal role in establishing our first nursery in Croydon and helping us to expand since.


Her passion for the Early Years has seen her obtain Level 4 qualifications in both management and childcare, as well as over 15 years of hands on experience in the sector. Nicole is the engine of the company and oversees all day-to-day matters as well as driving our ambition to improve what we do every day. 

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