RIMU Music Preparatory School and Nursery is a school with
music at its heart.
NURSERY - WE NOW ACCEPT CHILDREN FROM 12 MONTHS AND WE NOW
OFFER FREE EARLY LEARNING ENTITLEMENT FOR THREE & FOUR YEAR OLDS
The RIMU Nursery (OFSTED registered: EY440189) is for children aged between
12 months and four years of age and is now open. The preparatory school
is now taking applications.
RIMU Nursery provides:
small classes & flexible hours
a specially devised music & arts programme
Classes in Ballet, Street dance , Gymnastics and Drama every week for
After 4 weeks of opening OFSTED visited RIMU to perform an inspection. You
can read RIMU nursery’s first OFSTED report here.
RIMU school (Register of independent schools: registration number 203/6000) offers:
a strong academic timetable with specialist teaching in all areas
a fully developed music and drama programme for ALL students including keyboard and recorder
lessons, Kodaly, Rhythmics, Theory of Music, ensemble and choir
Trinity Guildhall Music and Drama exams, AB exams and LAMDA
11+ Exam preparation
a large variety of PE activities & extra-curricular clubs
a breakfast club and after school club for working parents
a non-denominational education
“I have 15 years experience of running Step Up Music Theatre School, a part time stage school
for children from 4-18 years of age. Through Step Up I have seen first hand how music can
have a positive effect on a child’s well being and development. RIMU represents my dream to
marry traditional academic learning with a broad music based curriculum” Nathalie
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RIMU Music Preparatory School & Nursery
The Rimu tree (Dacrydium cupressinum) is a large evergreen coniferous tree that grows throughout New Zealand. To us, the tree
symbolises the growth and learning that we hope all students at the RIMU school will experience.
RIMU and RIMU Music Preparatory School & Nursery are trading names of RIMU Music Education Services Limited
(a company registered in England and Wales, company no. 08603015).
Registered office: Suffolk House, George Street, Croydon, England, CR0 0YN
“Nathalie’s vision embraces both the importance of music for music’s sake, an enrichment of
the soul perhaps, but also reinforces years of research demonstrating that the study of music
supports and positively helps the learning of literacy and numeracy. It also encourages good
behaviour and social responsibility, respect for others and, in a physical sense, coordination
and motor control.” Stephen Dagg, Director of the Centre for Young Musicians in London