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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Neil Towers from “The Company” dance studio in Newtonards joined us at Ballymena Nursery today to teach us some ballet, through controlled and quiet movements. Each of the classes was divided into two groups, with each group of 13 pupils receiving a detailed, age appropriate ballet lesson! The children absolutely loved it – even the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mrs Coulter, Mrs McGall and some returner families took a visit to Larne today to celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. With arts, crafts, singing, dancing and storytelling great fun was had by all. We hope to enjoy some more fun later at school when the company involved visit Nursery for Chinese New Year.