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Parent Zone

The Nursery uses a variety of means for communicating with parents, including:

Via this Website

After Registering for an Account, parents of children attending the Nursery will be granted access to the password-protected Parent Zone.  Here you will be able to read regular Newsletters, details of the weekly plan, fundraising events, committee meetings and much more using a Parents' Menu on this page

But also ...

  • Informal contact - a member of staff will meet and greet parents/carers at the entrance door at the beginning and end of each class which allows for an informal chat
  • Letters in your child's tray
  • Email - newsletters and reminders about events in Nursery. Parents/carers without email will receive a copy via their child's tray.
  • A Welcome Evening in September with an opportunity to find out more about how the Nursery works, to meet some of the staff and to ask questions.
  • Your child's "All About Me" book which provides a link between Nursery and home
  • The external notice board and office window which contain frequently updated information
  • The committee notice board and parents' notice board within the cloakroom
  • Two parent consultations per annum  - November and June
  • The opportunity to contact the Nursery Manager or your child's key worker by phone or via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  at any time
  • The management committee and the AM and PM Class Reps on the committee

Promoting close Home, Nursery and Community partnerships

This is achieved in a variety of ways, for example by:

  • Inviting parents/carers to take part in a variety of social and fundraising events
  • Inviting parents/carers to take part in activities such as the parent library rota, gardening days, to share in a cultural festival or to take part in a theme
  • Offering parents/carers the opportunity to be a member of Blackhall Nursery, and to be part of the Management Committee or Board
  • Holding a Welcome Evening for parents/carers in September of every year
  • Holding an Open Day and AGM every year
  • Promoting close ties with Blackhall Primary School
  • Promoting inclusion
  • Making the children aware of the local neighbourhood e.g. Ravelston Park and Woods, Blackhall Library, Blackhall Primary School
  • Encouraging the children to look after their local environment
  • Giving updates on the Nursery's activities in local publications such as the Blackhall Bulletin and EH4 Business Directory.