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Title: Blackwood Primary School Nursery Class


1
Blackwood Primary School Nursery Class
Induction Talk January 2016
2
  • Nursery Staff
  • Ms. McMillan (Head Teacher)
  • Mrs. Hogg (Depute Head responsible for
    Nursery)
  • Mrs. Strom (Nursery Teacher)
  • Mrs. Gilmour (Early Years Team Leader)
  • Mrs. Curley (Early Years Worker Ladybird
    Group)
  • Ms. Kelly/Miss McCall (Early Years Workers
    Butterfly Group)
  • Ms. Marshall (Early Years Worker Spider Group)
  • Miss Middleton (Early Years Worker Busy Bee
    Group)
  • Miss Morgan (Early Years Worker Caterpillar
    Group)

3
  • Nursery Hours
  • Morning Sessions 8.45 am 11.55am.
  • Doors open at 11.45am for collection
  • Afternoon Sessions 1pm 4.10pm
  • Doors open at 4pm for collection
  • Drop off and collection are within the session
    times!
  • Please make sure that the members of staff know
    who is
  • collecting your child. Please inform Mrs.
    Gilmour who will write the changes in the red
    book!

4
  • Nursery Toy Fund
  • We currently have a weekly charge of 2.50 per
    week. (option available for monthly payment or
    longer)
  • Parents/carers are requested to register with
    Parent Pay and pay the money to the nursery
    online (letters will be given out about this).
  • The money is used to buy snack, resources and pay
    for trips.

5
How can I help?
  • Becoming a member of the Nursery Circle termly
    meetings during the Nursery day.
  • Joining the Parent Council meet monthly.
  • Helping with the lending library(PVG required).
  • Accompanying your child on outings.
  • Completing questionnaires and feedback bubbles.

Supporting fundraising events
6
  • Independence
  • Encourage your child to put on and take off their
    own jacket and shoes
  • Encourage your child to find their own badge on
    the snack table at the start of the nursery
    session.
  • Encourage your child to self-register using their
    snack cards.
  • Encourage your child to remember to go to the
    toilet at nursery and wash their hands afterwards
  • Encourage your child to blow their own nose


7
  • Toileting
  • Children in the playroom can go to the toilet by
    themselves.
  • Staff will help if needed but children should be
    able to sit on the toilet by themselves, clean
    themselves and pull up their own pants.
  • Accidents a member of staff will change them if
    permission has been given.
  • Please make sure your child has a spare change of
    clothes in their bag.
  • If your child is in nappies or pull ups please
    speak to Mrs. Gilmour.

8
  • Nursery Curriculum
  • Curriculum for Excellence Early Level
  • Photographs of what the children have been doing
    at Nursery.
  • Newsletters contain information about what the
    children are learning about.
  • Floor books shows what the children have been
    doing in the Nursery these are displayed on the
    parent information cart at the entrance to the
    nursery.
  • The main cloakroom will contain the learning
    experiences we will be concentrating on this
    term.
  • We have an achievement wall to celebrate
    achievements from home and nursery.

9
What do we do at Nursery?
Visits for people in the community
Trying different foods
10
Playing in nursery outdoor area
Exploring the school grounds
11
Visit the library
Gym time

12
Nursery Day
  • Setting up the playroom with the children
  • Welcome Time
  • Free Play staff planned learning experiences
  • Tidy up Time
  • Together Time e.g. stories, songs
  • Group Activity Time e.g. looking at achievement
    folders, news time, social time, tooth brushing

13
End of the Session
  • The children will be sitting in their groups at
    the end of the Nursery session and the children
    should be signed out and then collected from
    their keyworker.
  • Please use this time to speak to your childs key
    worker about any concerns or information that you
    would like to know about your childs progress.
  • Letters are generally given out at the end of the
    session.

14
Outdoor Play
  • Please make sure that your child is properly
    dressed to take part in outdoor activities by
    making sure that they have the following
  • Sun cream applied before coming to nursery
  • Sun hat that protects their head, neck and ears
    from getting burnt
  • A suitable jacket for the weather
  • Hat, scarf and gloves when the weather is cold
  • Suitable outdoor footwear when it is wet and cold
  • Please make sure all items are labelled with your
    childs name!

15
  • Home Link
  • Lending Library weekly library where children
    choose a book to take home.
  • Activities at home Newsletters often contain
    ideas for simple home activities.
  • Activities linked to focuses e.g. scavenger hunt.
  • Variety of leaflets available.
  • A monthly nursery rhyme will continue to be
    included in newsletters so you know the words
    being used in the Nursery.

16
  • Keeping You Informed
  • Weekly Notice board on snack table and on
    entrance window
  • School and Nursery Newsletters
  • Letters about events etc.
  • Questionnaires and Question of the Month.
  • Nursery section on School website-
    www.blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk

17
  • Who Can Help your Child?

Speech and Language Therapist
Ms. Allen Educational Psychologist
Ms. Imray Early Years Specialist Support Teacher
18
  • Information Sharing Protocol/Named Person
  • In order for members of staff to discuss your
    child with other people an information sharing
    protocol form must be completed.
  • People we may talk to include speech therapist,
    health visitor, community paediatrician and
    educational psychologist.
  • We will normally inform you if we are going to
    speak to other people.
  • Each child from 10-14 days until they start
    school requires a named person under the Children
    and Young Peoples Bill (2014). This person will
    be your childs Health Visitor.

19
  • First Aid/Medication/Allergy
  • Members of staff will treat children if they are
    hurt and administer medication on completion of
    medical forms and any necessary training.
  • If your child has an accident you will be asked
    to sign an accident form and given the
    opportunity to have a copy for your records.
  • Medical forms MUST be re-checked and signed every
    28 days. It is the adults responsibility to
    make sure that the medication is in date and not
    the members of staff.
  • Any allergies must be discussed with staff and if
    permission is given your childs photograph and
    information about the allergy will be displayed
    on the snack notice board.

20
  • General Information
  • Car Parking Please do not park in the Staff Car
    Park. It is advised that you park your car in
    the Community Car Park and walk round to the
    Nursery entrance.
  • Access to school grounds through gate before
    the car park (if coming from Thornton Road),
    crossing with the lollipop person and through
    gate at front of school or ramp entrance
    (community entrance). Entrance to the Nursery is
    through the Nursery entrance which is beside the
    main school entrance.
  • Sickness Policy please phone in if your child
    is ill. If your child has had sickness or
    diarrhoea they should be absent from Nursery
    until they have been clear for 48 hours.

21
General Information
  • The suggestion box is located on the
    parent/carer
  • information cart. There will be paper and a
    pen available
  • for parents/carers to write any general
    suggestions e.g.
  • concerns or ideas for the Nursery.
  • Each child has an achievement folder that you
    are free
  • to look at with your child. These are
    located in the
  • playroom and will be sent home twice a year.
    Please
  • ask your childs key worker if you wish to
    look at your
  • childs folder out with this time.
  • Participation Tree comments about the
    nursery are
  • placed on leaves.

22
General Information
  • Entering the Nursery please press the buzzer
    and wait for the click before pulling the door.
    PLEASE LEAVE BUGGIES OUTSIDE - LIFT THE CHILD
    OUT AND BRING THEM INSIDE WITH YOU!
  • Every child will be given a shoe bag if they want
    one. Please make sure that if you are using
    their own bag that it is small and fits on your
    childs peg NO LARGE SCHOOL BAGS!
  • Children MUST have soft indoor shoes that they
    have to change into for Nursery. Make sure your
    childs name is on them and that they fit
    securely. It is easier if the shoes have velcro!
    On gym days it is advisable that girls wear
    trousers.

23
Absences
  • If your child is absent then please either phone
    the school and leave a message on the school
    answer machine (01555-892438) or email the school
    (office_at_blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk)
  • If you know in advance that your child will be
    absent then please inform Mrs. Gilmour who will
    give you an absence form to complete.
  • We follow SLC Absence Policy if we do not know
    why your child is absent then you will receive a
    phone call from the school.
  • We follow SLC policy regarding attendance at
    nursery.

24
  • Bringing Things to Nursery
  • Please discourage children from bringing toys to
    nursery as they may get lost.
  • Anything that is left is placed in the lost
    property drawers in the cloakroom this is
    emptied monthly and any items left are disposed
    of.
  • Please do not send children to nursery with
    dummies or bottles.

25
You and Your Child
  • This is a twelve week programme aims to
  • Raise awareness that parents have the lead role
    in promoting their childs development
  • Provide understanding of age and stage of
    childrens development
  • Consider a childs needs and how to meet them
  • Promote understanding of the importance of play
    experience for childrens learning
  • Provide strategies to improve parent/child
    interaction
  • Help strengthen parent/child relationships to
    promote positive behaviour.
  • Raise awareness of the Getting it right for every
    child and Curriculum for Excellence language used
    in health, education and social work services.

26
  • SCWIS
  • Nursery had an unannounced Care Inspectorate
    Inspection in November 2014.
  • The report can be viewed online at www.scwis.com
    where the service name is Blackwood Primary
    Nursery Class.

27
Induction Pack
  • Please complete the permission and enrolment
    forms and return on your childs first day.
  • Complete the All About Me booklet and return
    when completed with your child.
  • The nursery class handbook can be found on the
    school website under the nursery section. The
    school website is www.blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.u
    k

28
My Childs First Day
  • Please bring your child at 10am (morning session)
    or 1.30pm (afternoon session) on their first day.
  • Please bring a pair of soft indoor shoes.
  • Mrs. Gilmour will give you a guided tour and
    introduce you to the members of staff and the
    nursery routine.
  • The visit to the nursery will last one hour.
  • Your child will be given a Book Bug pack to take
    home (if they are in their ante-pre-school year).

29
Questions??
  • Please ask any questions.
  • Thank you for listening.
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Title: Blackwood Primary School Nursery Class


1
Blackwood Primary School Nursery Class
Induction Talk January 2016
2
  • Nursery Staff
  • Ms. McMillan (Head Teacher)
  • Mrs. Hogg (Depute Head responsible for
    Nursery)
  • Mrs. Strom (Nursery Teacher)
  • Mrs. Gilmour (Early Years Team Leader)
  • Mrs. Curley (Early Years Worker Ladybird
    Group)
  • Ms. Kelly/Miss McCall (Early Years Workers
    Butterfly Group)
  • Ms. Marshall (Early Years Worker Spider Group)
  • Miss Middleton (Early Years Worker Busy Bee
    Group)
  • Miss Morgan (Early Years Worker Caterpillar
    Group)

3
  • Nursery Hours
  • Morning Sessions 8.45 am 11.55am.
  • Doors open at 11.45am for collection
  • Afternoon Sessions 1pm 4.10pm
  • Doors open at 4pm for collection
  • Drop off and collection are within the session
    times!
  • Please make sure that the members of staff know
    who is
  • collecting your child. Please inform Mrs.
    Gilmour who will write the changes in the red
    book!

4
  • Nursery Toy Fund
  • We currently have a weekly charge of 2.50 per
    week. (option available for monthly payment or
    longer)
  • Parents/carers are requested to register with
    Parent Pay and pay the money to the nursery
    online (letters will be given out about this).
  • The money is used to buy snack, resources and pay
    for trips.

5
How can I help?
  • Becoming a member of the Nursery Circle termly
    meetings during the Nursery day.
  • Joining the Parent Council meet monthly.
  • Helping with the lending library(PVG required).
  • Accompanying your child on outings.
  • Completing questionnaires and feedback bubbles.

Supporting fundraising events
6
  • Independence
  • Encourage your child to put on and take off their
    own jacket and shoes
  • Encourage your child to find their own badge on
    the snack table at the start of the nursery
    session.
  • Encourage your child to self-register using their
    snack cards.
  • Encourage your child to remember to go to the
    toilet at nursery and wash their hands afterwards
  • Encourage your child to blow their own nose


7
  • Toileting
  • Children in the playroom can go to the toilet by
    themselves.
  • Staff will help if needed but children should be
    able to sit on the toilet by themselves, clean
    themselves and pull up their own pants.
  • Accidents a member of staff will change them if
    permission has been given.
  • Please make sure your child has a spare change of
    clothes in their bag.
  • If your child is in nappies or pull ups please
    speak to Mrs. Gilmour.

8
  • Nursery Curriculum
  • Curriculum for Excellence Early Level
  • Photographs of what the children have been doing
    at Nursery.
  • Newsletters contain information about what the
    children are learning about.
  • Floor books shows what the children have been
    doing in the Nursery these are displayed on the
    parent information cart at the entrance to the
    nursery.
  • The main cloakroom will contain the learning
    experiences we will be concentrating on this
    term.
  • We have an achievement wall to celebrate
    achievements from home and nursery.

9
What do we do at Nursery?
Visits for people in the community
Trying different foods
10
Playing in nursery outdoor area
Exploring the school grounds
11
Visit the library
Gym time

12
Nursery Day
  • Setting up the playroom with the children
  • Welcome Time
  • Free Play staff planned learning experiences
  • Tidy up Time
  • Together Time e.g. stories, songs
  • Group Activity Time e.g. looking at achievement
    folders, news time, social time, tooth brushing

13
End of the Session
  • The children will be sitting in their groups at
    the end of the Nursery session and the children
    should be signed out and then collected from
    their keyworker.
  • Please use this time to speak to your childs key
    worker about any concerns or information that you
    would like to know about your childs progress.
  • Letters are generally given out at the end of the
    session.

14
Outdoor Play
  • Please make sure that your child is properly
    dressed to take part in outdoor activities by
    making sure that they have the following
  • Sun cream applied before coming to nursery
  • Sun hat that protects their head, neck and ears
    from getting burnt
  • A suitable jacket for the weather
  • Hat, scarf and gloves when the weather is cold
  • Suitable outdoor footwear when it is wet and cold
  • Please make sure all items are labelled with your
    childs name!

15
  • Home Link
  • Lending Library weekly library where children
    choose a book to take home.
  • Activities at home Newsletters often contain
    ideas for simple home activities.
  • Activities linked to focuses e.g. scavenger hunt.
  • Variety of leaflets available.
  • A monthly nursery rhyme will continue to be
    included in newsletters so you know the words
    being used in the Nursery.

16
  • Keeping You Informed
  • Weekly Notice board on snack table and on
    entrance window
  • School and Nursery Newsletters
  • Letters about events etc.
  • Questionnaires and Question of the Month.
  • Nursery section on School website-
    www.blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk

17
  • Who Can Help your Child?

Speech and Language Therapist
Ms. Allen Educational Psychologist
Ms. Imray Early Years Specialist Support Teacher
18
  • Information Sharing Protocol/Named Person
  • In order for members of staff to discuss your
    child with other people an information sharing
    protocol form must be completed.
  • People we may talk to include speech therapist,
    health visitor, community paediatrician and
    educational psychologist.
  • We will normally inform you if we are going to
    speak to other people.
  • Each child from 10-14 days until they start
    school requires a named person under the Children
    and Young Peoples Bill (2014). This person will
    be your childs Health Visitor.

19
  • First Aid/Medication/Allergy
  • Members of staff will treat children if they are
    hurt and administer medication on completion of
    medical forms and any necessary training.
  • If your child has an accident you will be asked
    to sign an accident form and given the
    opportunity to have a copy for your records.
  • Medical forms MUST be re-checked and signed every
    28 days. It is the adults responsibility to
    make sure that the medication is in date and not
    the members of staff.
  • Any allergies must be discussed with staff and if
    permission is given your childs photograph and
    information about the allergy will be displayed
    on the snack notice board.

20
  • General Information
  • Car Parking Please do not park in the Staff Car
    Park. It is advised that you park your car in
    the Community Car Park and walk round to the
    Nursery entrance.
  • Access to school grounds through gate before
    the car park (if coming from Thornton Road),
    crossing with the lollipop person and through
    gate at front of school or ramp entrance
    (community entrance). Entrance to the Nursery is
    through the Nursery entrance which is beside the
    main school entrance.
  • Sickness Policy please phone in if your child
    is ill. If your child has had sickness or
    diarrhoea they should be absent from Nursery
    until they have been clear for 48 hours.

21
General Information
  • The suggestion box is located on the
    parent/carer
  • information cart. There will be paper and a
    pen available
  • for parents/carers to write any general
    suggestions e.g.
  • concerns or ideas for the Nursery.
  • Each child has an achievement folder that you
    are free
  • to look at with your child. These are
    located in the
  • playroom and will be sent home twice a year.
    Please
  • ask your childs key worker if you wish to
    look at your
  • childs folder out with this time.
  • Participation Tree comments about the
    nursery are
  • placed on leaves.

22
General Information
  • Entering the Nursery please press the buzzer
    and wait for the click before pulling the door.
    PLEASE LEAVE BUGGIES OUTSIDE - LIFT THE CHILD
    OUT AND BRING THEM INSIDE WITH YOU!
  • Every child will be given a shoe bag if they want
    one. Please make sure that if you are using
    their own bag that it is small and fits on your
    childs peg NO LARGE SCHOOL BAGS!
  • Children MUST have soft indoor shoes that they
    have to change into for Nursery. Make sure your
    childs name is on them and that they fit
    securely. It is easier if the shoes have velcro!
    On gym days it is advisable that girls wear
    trousers.

23
Absences
  • If your child is absent then please either phone
    the school and leave a message on the school
    answer machine (01555-892438) or email the school
    (office_at_blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk)
  • If you know in advance that your child will be
    absent then please inform Mrs. Gilmour who will
    give you an absence form to complete.
  • We follow SLC Absence Policy if we do not know
    why your child is absent then you will receive a
    phone call from the school.
  • We follow SLC policy regarding attendance at
    nursery.

24
  • Bringing Things to Nursery
  • Please discourage children from bringing toys to
    nursery as they may get lost.
  • Anything that is left is placed in the lost
    property drawers in the cloakroom this is
    emptied monthly and any items left are disposed
    of.
  • Please do not send children to nursery with
    dummies or bottles.

25
You and Your Child
  • This is a twelve week programme aims to
  • Raise awareness that parents have the lead role
    in promoting their childs development
  • Provide understanding of age and stage of
    childrens development
  • Consider a childs needs and how to meet them
  • Promote understanding of the importance of play
    experience for childrens learning
  • Provide strategies to improve parent/child
    interaction
  • Help strengthen parent/child relationships to
    promote positive behaviour.
  • Raise awareness of the Getting it right for every
    child and Curriculum for Excellence language used
    in health, education and social work services.

26
  • SCWIS
  • Nursery had an unannounced Care Inspectorate
    Inspection in November 2014.
  • The report can be viewed online at www.scwis.com
    where the service name is Blackwood Primary
    Nursery Class.

27
Induction Pack
  • Please complete the permission and enrolment
    forms and return on your childs first day.
  • Complete the All About Me booklet and return
    when completed with your child.
  • The nursery class handbook can be found on the
    school website under the nursery section. The
    school website is www.blackwood-pri.s-lanark.sch.u
    k

28
My Childs First Day
  • Please bring your child at 10am (morning session)
    or 1.30pm (afternoon session) on their first day.
  • Please bring a pair of soft indoor shoes.
  • Mrs. Gilmour will give you a guided tour and
    introduce you to the members of staff and the
    nursery routine.
  • The visit to the nursery will last one hour.
  • Your child will be given a Book Bug pack to take
    home (if they are in their ante-pre-school year).

29
Questions??
  • Please ask any questions.
  • Thank you for listening.
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