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.

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.

UPDATE - 24 MARCH 2020

Stay Home, Stay Safe

Tonight, EVERYONE has been directed to stay at home and avoid, as far as possible, direct physical contact with others, including family and friends, apart from in very restricted circumstances - please see www.gov.uk for further information. We all MUST comply with this instruction. We know these are difficult times, but please be assured that Balham Nursery staff are doing all they can to provide you with the most updated information as soon as we have it. Staff are working remotely to ensure we can update our commuity as quickly as possible. Please keep checking our website and your emails. We will be keeping in touch. You can contact us by email - admin@balham-nursery.wandsworth.sch.uk or text 07985 773618. We miss you but hope to see you soon .

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