Early Mathematical Development

Early Mathematical Development

While we don’t “teach” maths at Nursery, children are using early math skills throughout their daily routines and activities. Early maths doesn’t mean taking out a workbook and calculator during play. We learn about shapes and colours, size and measurements etc. everyday in Nursery through ALL of our classroom activities. The Preschool Curricular Guidance lists […]

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Together but apart

Hi boys and girls! Thank you so much for all your kind messages. The staff at Ballymena Nursery School will miss you, but we are confident in the fact that you are in the safest place possible at this time – at home.  Over the next wee while we will be adding “observations” on our app for […]

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Closures

Unfortunately Ballymena Nursery School has taken the difficult decision that today, Thursday 19th March, will be our last day for all of the children from 3:00pm until further notice. Friday 20th March will be a staff development day. From Monday 23rd March Nursery will be following the advice given to us from the Education Authority. […]

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Book Week

Book Week

This week has been good fun exploring stories, both old and new. We have enjoyed story sacks, big-books, story telling CDs, movie magic, fiction and non-fiction books. Lending library was popular as always on Tuesday, then when the book fair opened on Thursday, we were overwhelmed by you support. We raised £300 worth of books […]

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Empower

Empower

The Empower Project is a National Lottery Community Funded initiative through the Reaching Out Supporting Families Programme. In year 5, the last year of the funded project, the focus of the project is to support children under 12 with Autism, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, their parents, the wider family and wider stakeholders. See attached training workshops that will be […]

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Parentline NI

Parentline NI

www.ci-ni.org.uk/parentline-ni Parentline is a phone service for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old. They offer confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues. Their qualified counsellors are available to: talk about any issues to do with parenting and your relationships with your child help you with ways to cope and […]

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