Nursery – Donaldson Class

Welcome to Donaldson Class – Nursery

We are an enthusiastic, friendly team of 4 who are dedicated to ensuring your child has an exciting and inspiring start to their learning journey.
Your child will be assigned a key person who will really get to know them and their little ways, but as we are such a small setting we all get to know each other very well.
Every child has an electronic learning journey (Tapestry) where we can record all their developmental steps including the fabulous work they produce. Parents can also add to their child’s Tapestry page, so that we can all share the journey.
The above website helps parents/ carers understand the admissions procedures with a clear explanation of how 15-hour places are offered and allocated.
Information on early years funding can also be found here.
Session times
  • Under 3’s sessions  –  9.00am – 12pm
  • Over 3’s sessions – 9am-12pm or 9am-3pm
Curriculum including the Characteristics of Effective Learning
What to expect…
Links to Parent’s guide to EYFS….
Staying healthy
We promote healthy eating at St James and this begins in Donaldson Class. We ask that you help us achieve this by providing your child with a nutritious named snack to be eaten at 10.30am daily with milk that we provide
This snack will need to consist of a fruit or vegetable cut up if required.
Grapes especially will need to be cut into quarters.
Children who are in school for a full day will need to be provided with a packed lunch.
Please note we are a nut free school
A few ideas for lunch are:
  • Sandwich/ wrap/ pasta
  • Fruit
  • Yogurt
  • Chopped vegetables and dip
  • Cereal bar
(Crisps and biscuits are allowed but please keep to a minimum.)
Click below for the fees policy

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