Flourishing together
A listening, reflective and caring atmosphere in which everyone feels happy, secure and valued.

Updates, Useful Information and Advice

We would like to provide you with updates on current issues affecting the school, as well as more general information about early years education! Some advice and guidance that we come across is too good not to share - we hope you find it interesting and useful.

Tier 2 - COVID-19 - Restrictions Information

As at 2 December 2020, Balham Nursery School is located in a Tier 2 zone. The Government has issued posters setting out what this means in terms of current restrictions. Please click here for further information.

Update for Parents - 2nd November 2020

This letter gives you some further information following the Prime Minister’s announcement that there will be a further four week lockdown in England commencing 5 November 2020. Balham Nursery, along with all schools, colleges and universities will remain open during this period.

Taking Your Child to Nursery Leaflet

The Government has produced information and advice for parents taking their child to nursery from the Autumn Term 2020.

Do click here to access the pamphlet:

Updated Government Guidance for Parents and Carers

1 September 2020

The Government has updated their guidance for parents and carers on what they need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This update provides information on school admission appeals, entry tests for selective schools, and exams and assessments in the autumn term.
The Government has also provided further information on the use of face coverings in schools and links to online resources that are available to help parents, carers and children with their mental health and wellbeing.

The full document can be found here:


Update for Parents - 7 May 2020

Activities and Online Learning

We have provided some information about fun activities that you may wish to do at home and links to some online resources that you might like to have a look at. Please click on the link below to view.

Update for Parents - 28 April 2020

Please see attached letter which provides a brief update and some information about resources for children which you may find useful.

Our current "Wish List"

Are you able to donate any of the following?

Any spare/old digital cameras.
Any fabric/material off cuts/wool.
Any paper/card
Sand buckets/spades/wheels
“Matey” bottles
Any child friendly CD players
A Karcher pressure washer