Headmistress: Joanne Allen

Joanne Allen, originally from South Africa, joined The Kindergartens in 1996 as a group teacher at The Crescent II Kindergarten. She is a highly experienced Head who has run three kindergartens for the company over the past twenty years. Joanne spent 6 years at Pooh Corner, SW7 and knows the area well. She is also well versed in opening new settings for the company.

Jo first trained as a Montessori teacher before going on to graduate with an Early Childhood Studies degree and then a Master of Science in Child Psychology. In 2010 she was also awarded Early Years Professional Status.

Jo and her husband Michael live in Surrey with their three young children. Her son is a former pupil of Mouse House SW11 and Thomas’s, Clapham whilst her youngest daughter is a current pupil in Holland Park.


If you are interested in your child or children attending The Pooh Corner Kindergarten Holland Park please click the link below to download the relevant registration document.

Registration Form

Pooh Corner Kindergarten Holland Park

Opening September 2015

Please call the kindergarten office for more information.




The Pooh Corner Kindergarten [Map]
The Crypt
St John the Baptist Church
Holland Road
W14 8AH