Primary School

Relationships. Wellbeing. Achievement.

New Nursery Parents 2020-2021

Hello Parents and Children,  


I am looking forward to welcoming you to Nursery . Usually, you can visit your Nursery and look at all the lovely toys you are going to be playing with. However, this year we need a little longer to get your Nursery ready, so for now I need you to stay home and be safe until your Nursery is ready. 


Here are your teachers and assistants, we all can’t wait to meet you. 





               Miss Smith                             Mrs Slattery                Miss Whelan                     Mrs Roap




What we’re going to do is:  playlaughlearn, make new friends and be kind to each other. 🌈 


We’ve got so many fun things planned and we’re so excited to get started! 


Important information for parents:



AM- 9:00 Children in the morning session please follow the chevrons via Norfolk Street and up the Nursery ramp. You may queue here (socially distanced) whilst dropping off your child. Then please follow the one way system, join the chevrons again and exit via Surrey Street. 


PM 12:45: Please line up on the fish on Surrey Street by the black doors. At 12:40 the doors will be open and you will be greeted by a nursery member of staff where you will then enter the yard and queue on the fish on the Nursery ramp. Here you will be greeted by myself where I will take your child for their afternoon nursery session. You will then follow the one-system and exit via Surrey Street. 




AM: 11:30 On Surrey Street you will find markings on the floor leading up to the black double gates. At  11:25 please queue here where we will dismiss your child. 


PM: 3:15- Please follow the chevrons via Norfolk street to the Nursery ramp and queue on the markings and we will dismiss your child from the nursery door. Please then follow the one way system and rejoin the chevrons to exit via Surrey Street.


At this time, I am unable to have long conversations at the door. If you would like a chat with myself please contact me on the Lansdowne school number after the morning or afternoon session. 


When dropping off your child for the first time please inform a member of Nursery staff of any medical need or allergies. These should also be clearly stated on the Nursery Profile and Admissions Form.


Start Times: 

Morning- 9:00 - 11:30

Afternoon: 12:45 - 15:15



Snack money is £1.50 a week where we will provide a varied diet of fruit and healthy snack. Water and milk will provided in snack and water will be provided throughout the day. Please do not bring any water or snacks with your child in nursery. All snacks are nut free and vegetarian. If your child has an allergy, please make sure this is highlighted on both admissions form and the nursery profile. 


Spare clothes: 

Please provide a bag with spare clothes or nappies and wipes for any unfortunate accidents and clearly labelled with your child's name.


School Uniform:

School uniform is required in Nursery. You will find more details about this in the school prospectus. 


School Day: 

In Nursery we focus on learning through play. Your child will access a range of adult and child led activities, their independence will be promoted throughout the day and they will engage in a range of literacy, numeracy and topic activities. Your child will be participating in daily physical exercise and exploring their indoor and outdoor environment. 


How you can help:

Playing, singing songs, reading stories, learning numbers and counting and learning to write their name are some ideas on how you can help your child in the summer holidays.


Please help your child become independent with their personal needs. If your child is not yet toilet trained, please start this process in the summer holidays. We encourage children to use the toilet and wash their hands independently.


It also helps if your child is able to recognise their coat, bag and is beginning to put them on themselves. Please provide your child with a bag and spare clothes for any spillages or accidents.


If your child is not yet able to use the toilet independently, please make a member of Nursery staff aware of this.


 It would be lovely to find out about you. With your grown up could you draw me a picture or send me a photo/video of a little message saying your name and what you are looking forward to playing with Nursery.  


I can not wait to meet you, 


Miss Smith laugh

You've got a friend in me!

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