Making life easier

Making life easier

Here at Ballymena Nursery School, we always emphasise that we work in partnership with parents. We sometimes need your helping hands with extra activities or charity fundraisers, but we also want to do our best to help you. For this reason, we hope that this post will provide you with lots of useful links to […]

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Sharing from the start

“The Sharing From The Start initiative which involves over 2400 children is supported by the European Union’s Peace IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body. It involves early years settings throughout Northern Ireland and the Southern Border counties forming cross-community partnerships, and the children taking part in joint curricular classes, improving educational outcomes […]

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Lending Library

Lending Library returns tomorrow!   At Ballymena Nursery we want to encourage all children to “start reading” at an early age. While we know they can’t read… you can! Please allow your children to enjoy browsing the bookcases and take their time to choose a book to share with you at home. Morning classes are […]

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MacMillan Coffee

What a lovely way to end our settling in period at Nursery – so many parents, grandparents and friends of Ballymena Nursery School came together on Friday for a coffee and a chat to support and raise money for MacMillan cancer support.   We hope that the adults got to know one another just as […]

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Starting in September

Calling all parents and carers! If your child is registered to start Ballymena Nursery School in September 2018, please make sure all of your forms have been returned to Nursery before September. They can be posted, delivered to our post box at the Trostan Avenue gate or given to staff during the last week of […]

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A Safe Place

The Principal of Ballymena Nursery School has recently, successfully been trained in providing a Safe Place in Nursery, with zero tolerance to domestic violence. The training, knowledge and professional development, good guidelines and practise has been shared with all staff to endeavour to provide “A Safe Place” for everyone within our Nursery community.   We […]

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Big Bedtime Read

Thank you to all of the parents who joined Mrs Coulter for her most recent session helping us Get Ready To Learn. We hope you found the information and resources very helpful.   A good bedtime read is vitally important for you and for your child to develop: a love of language and literature a […]

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Healthy Happy Kids

Mrs Coulter introduces Healthy Happy Kids theme to our parents last night from the Getting Ready to Learn programme. This was followed by an active music and movement session for parents with Gillian and Jo Jingles, our children’s favourite little fellow, all dressed up in red and yellow. This was thoroughly enjoyed by all. P.J. McAvoy, […]

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