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.gettingreadytolearn.co.uk – Parents’ support sessions provided here at Nursery
www.kickscount.org.uk – Otherwise known as “count the kicks”, one of the charities which we support through school
www.MyNametags.com – A useful website where parents can purchase name tags for their child’s belongings. Please contact the school office for our Nursery’s ID number before ordering.
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.autismni.org – Training and support for parents and professionals
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.publichealth.hscni.net – The Public Health Agency was set up to provide a renewed and enhanced focus on public health and wellbeing
www.safefood.eu/handwashing – Good handwashing is the basis for good hygiene at Nursery and we learn how to do it properly
www.employerforchildcare.org – Free, impartial advice to parents to help them ensure they are accessing all the support they are entitled to