Your Child at
What to Bring to Nursery
Please could parents supply nappies, cream and wipes if
Honey Bees only - formula milk made up in their own
Children must bring a pair of indoor
trainers, plimsoles or slippers and children will need sunscreen and a
hat in summer. We do sell baseball and legionnaire caps in the
All children wear aprons for activities and the younger
children have bibs for meals, but there will still be a chance of
spillages. If you prefer, T-shirts and sweatshirts, which would
save their everyday clothes, are available at the office.
Settling Your Child into
If your child is not used to being away from you, s/he
can be expected to need time to settle into nursery. All children react
differently on being left in a new environment. Sometimes the child may
appear to settle easily but after a few weeks may become tearful and
reluctant for their parents to leave. Others show distress at first but
will steadily gain confidence. Of course some children will adjust to
nursery with very few problems.
Do be positive about your child's time at
nursery and about the good things they do there.
talk to staff, they are there to work with you for the good of your
Do feel free to phone at any time. You will
probably find that your child has settled within minutes of your
Please remember your child will settle and will benefit
from interacting with other children and adults. This is good
preparation for school and will help your child feel secure and to
Children who are ill
and/or infectious must not be brought to nursery.We ask that you phone
and let us know if your child is going to be absent.
The nursery has a high level of
security including security doors and CCTV. If someone else is
collecting your child, it is essential that you inform
the office and you will need to give a password. We will not let the
child go home with anybody else if we have not been informed.