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 other websites that we might use or mention to you throughout your child’s year at Nursery.
www.tapestry.info – Our new online learning journal
www.eco-schoolsni.org – Eco Schools NI
www.nidirect.gov/greener-schools – Eco Schools NI, how can parents help…
www.kickscount.org.uk – Otherwise known as “count the kicks”, one of the charities which we support through school
www.gettingreadytolearn.co.uk – Parents’ support sessions provided here at Nursery
www.familysupportni.gov.uk – This site provides details of a wide range of services provided by statutory, voluntary and community organisations to support families. We suggest if your need support for your family, in dealing with children between 0-18 years old, follow the link to EISS, Early Intervention Support Services
www.early-years.org/parents – Early Years is the organisation for young children, and is a non-profit organisation which has been working since 1965 to promote high quality childcare for children aged 0 – 12 and their families
www.employerforchildcare.org – Free, impartial advice to parents to help them ensure they are accessing all the support they are entitled to
www.niacro.co.uk/early-intervention-support-service-eiss – There to support families when difficulties arise, before they need involvement with statutory services
http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net – Regional Integrated Support for Education NI provides support for services in the early years