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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Parenting NI

www.parentingni.org Parenting NI established in 1979, as the Parents Advice Centre, provides free support for parents across Northern Ireland. Parenting NI Freephone Helpline and other regional services, initially delivered by volunteers and now by trained staff, has helped thousands of parents, grandparents and others in a parenting role for over 4 decades. Parenting NI is […]

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Road safety week

Road safety week

Each Monday we learn about road safety using our calendar but for road safety week we also enjoyed a visit from Nail and Paul who gave us more information using stories and props for “Beep Beep Day” We will walk safely with an adult, holding hands and staying on the inside of the footpath We […]

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Twinkle twinkle little star

Twinkle twinkle little star

Back last year, Ballymena Nursery School entered an art competition through Armagh Planetarium, who were on the search for a design to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. A pupil from Mrs McMullan’s class created “an imaginative and unique design which caught the preschool judges attention!” Thanks to our winner, the Planetarium agreed […]

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Children in Need

Children in Need

For Children in Need we had a PJ party The children and staff all wore their Pjs and donated money to help Pudsey boost his funds to provide support for sick children in hospitals around the country We also made Pudsey buns and enjoyed eating them together as part of a teddy bears picnic As […]

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Our Eco School

Our Eco School

After visiting an Eco School conference, many moons ago, Mrs McMullan and Mrs McGall made a very important contact, Barry Tapster from Mid and East Antrim council. Barry kindly agreed that when he had a slot, he would come and visit our nursery and help with a new Eco School project… Well, our turn to […]

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Book Week NI

Book Week NI starts Monday 14th October and we will be taking part! Reading record cards have gone home today so your children can all feel involved with this fantastic scheme ran by Libraries NI. If your child already has a library card I’m sure they would love to visit your local library this week […]

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Macmillan

Macmillan

On Friday 27th September, Nursery joined in with the world’s biggest coffee morning (and afternoon) in aid of raising money for Macmillan. The staff room was filled with lots of delicious treats, tea, coffee and juice which we hope everyone enjoyed. Together we raised £268 for Macmillan – thank you! Thanks to all of the […]

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