Save Nursery Schools

The government’s consultation paper (Early Years Funding: changes to funding for 3 & 4 year olds 11/8/16) outlined proposals that will leave Nursery schools financially nonviable, forcing them to close. This funding will not cover basic costs, let alone staffing with qualified teachers.

State nursery schools have very good outcomes with regard to closing the achievement gap and supporting children with special needs. State nursery schools are legally required to employ highly-qualified teaching staff, who are proven to give young children the best opportunities for academic achievement and enabling social mobility. The petitioners request the House of Commons to urge the government to recognise the school status of State nursery schools & fund them accordingly.


Come & Play Day

Thank you to everyone who attended our Come & Play Day yesterday – we all had a lovely time, planting, den building, bubble making and more.


Dates for your Diary

Nursery Closes today and re-opens Tuesday 5th January 2016! On behalf of all the Staff we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Come and Play TODAY!

Today is our Nursery Come and Play Day, parents, carers, all welcome to come and play with your children at Nursery today.

Stay as long as you like, we’ll pop the kettle on and there may even be some mince pies!

Blog for website

Hi – this is our first entry to our new BLOG – to keep you up to date with the latest news from Parklands Nursery School and Children’s Centre. Watch this space – pop back regularly and see what’s going on 🙂