We have a strict ICT policy at nursery which the children, parents, staff and volunteers all must adhere too. Mrs McMullan, our ICT coordinator has also recently been involved in the e-safety consultation of Safe Guarding NI to ensure the continued protection of our children. More information on this can be found at www.safeguardingni.org/esafetyconsultation for […]
Congratulations boys and girls, we have been granted our green flag renewal! We have worked hard as a team, as always, to continue our Eco School’s good work improving our school and our environment. Thank you to all the parents and friends of Ballymena Nursery who have helped this year and a special thank […]
Hopefully!! The weather has been lovely this week and we have enjoyed outdoor play with our coats firmly on their pegs. The wellies are still coming out though as many muddy puddles remain and sometimes they just prove tooooo tempting. The children have done a great job litter picking in the back garden so […]
Today through our Sharing from the start program, we had a blast with James and his Fun with Drums. It was loud quiet fast slow strong soft … and everything in between! And we loved it! Please chat to your children about it at home and find out what we learned.
Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Kung hei fat choi! Our Media Initiative programme started us off on our journey, learning about a little girl called Kim, her home-life and her culture, and since then, we have really taken up this great learning opportunity. We have been working and playing together in class, preparing for […]
It was great to see Gillian and Jo back at Nursery today and the fact that we were joined by our friends from First Steps Playgroup and Castle Tower School made it even better. Gillian took us on a wintery journey with Jack Frost making us shiver and shake. We finished off in […]
On Friday everyone brought in their own teddy from home and we had a teddy bears picnic in order to raise some funds for Pudsey bear and Children in Need. We had taken some time throughout the week to make Pudsey pictures and flags, and ice fairy cakes. We also talked about fund raising by […]
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 […]