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. We will endeavour to keep regular communication between us through the following: …

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 …

Lunch Club

Heath Lane Nursery offer a lunch club for all of our children from 11.30-12.30. Those staying all day will access but the session is also available as wrap around care for those attending either morning or afternoon sessions. A space in lunch club is dependent upon availability so please do book as far in advance …

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! We …

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.

Wrap Around Care

We have devised our different models to try to offer flexibility to meet the needs of the modern family. This has to be balanced with ensuring that staffing ratios are met to ensure that the safety of all children and continue to maintain our high quality provision. Please look at the three models offered for …

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 …