Parents

Parents’ Information

Working with Parents We know that parents are children’s primary educators. You are the experts when it comes to your child so working in partnership with you and your family is vital in ensuring that your child thrives here at Heath Lane Nursery School. We will endeavour to keep regular communication between us through the …

Home Learning

‘The quality of the home learning environment is more important for a child’s intellectual and social development than parental occupation, education or income.’  Sylva et al 2004 At Heath Lane one of our key priorities is to develop strong partnerships between school and home.  As parents you are a child’s first, and most important, educator.  You …

Daily Routine

We have a routine for the sessions across the week that ensure that we provide a range of learning opportunities for all children. The sessions are a mixture of skill based teaching, enrichment and independent play. However, staff are highly responsive to the needs and interests of the children so each day and session looks …

Uniform

At Heath Lane Nursery School we do have a uniform. It is not compulsory to wear the uniform but it does help some children with feeling a sense of identify and knowing that it is a Nursery day. The uniform can also support you with limiting the choice of what to wear before sessions! Should …

Online Safety

We have a duty to protect children when they are accessing the internet and need to ensure that they are safe online. The following measures will support with this: Make sure parental controls are set on your home broadband Make sure you know what sites they are visiting and have passwords Make sure that your …

Health & Safety

Children’ physical and mental well-being are a priority to us at Heath Lane Nursery School. We work closely with parents and a range of external professionals to ensure that our children are healthy and safe. Please find information and guidance on a range of subjects in this section.

Wraparound Care

We know that our families often need their children to be in school for longer than their funded hours. We endeavour to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of all of our families. Spaces in each of our extended sessions is dependent upon availability. Ideally we would ask that you book a …

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) Funding

Pupil Premium funding (PPG) is allocated to children of statutory school age who are looked after by the local authority, those who have been eligible for FSM at any point in the last six years (also known as Ever 6 FSM) and for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.  The purpose …

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