Island Day Nursery


Plans for June 1st re-opening for all

Thursday, 21st May 2020

We are currently planning to reopen all three settings for anyone needing childcare, assuming the Government proceeds with this return date. Our setting managers are asking parents to let us know whether they plan for their children to return to nursery or preschool in the first week. Priority of places will be given to children of parents needing to return to work.

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Early Years and Childcare Closures (Updated Guidance)

Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Please follow this link for the updated government guidance for  Early years and Childcare settings regarding closures.          

Useful Links: Coronavirus

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

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Update for parents

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

Dear Parents I am writing to you with regards to the current situation we are experiencing. Due to the drop in demand for childcare we have had to temporarily lay off some of our staff, so the setting is currently operating on a skeleton staff. Following the announcement made by the Prime Minister on Monday evening could I remind you that we are open for key worker children only and only...

Important Information for Parents Regarding Early Years and Childcare Provision

Monday, 23rd March 2020

Dear Parent / Carer Important Information for Parents Regarding Early Years and Childcare Provision The Prime Minister’s announcement on Wednesday 18 March about Early Years education and childcare providers and general school closures is being implemented from (today) Monday 23 March 2020. Your childcare setting may be open but will be continuing provision only for children of key...

Coronavirus notice to parents

Monday, 16th March 2020

Important Notice Coronavirus Covid-19 Monday March 16th, 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, I wish to inform you that we are continuing to operate business as usual at The Island Day Nursery, unless we are directed by the Local Authority on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government or Public Health England to close for a temporary period. During this pandemic our pre-schools and nurseries...

Information Regarding Key Workers

Monday, 23rd March 2020

Dear Parents May I take this opportunity to thank you all for your understanding in these extraordinary times. Things are changing on a daily basis and we will endeavour to keep you updated as best as we can. As you know we are only open to vulnerable children and children of key workers. However, if you do NOT require childcare then please do NOT send your children in. For example, if you...

Information regarding school closures

Wednesday, 18th March 2020

Dear Parents, We only received the news regarding the closures of schools and nurseries when it was announced on the BBC earlier this evening. We are currently awaiting for clarification on our exact situation from the Local Authority, which we hope to receive on Thursday 19th March. Nurseries are coming under the same umbrella as schools. Therefore, we can only provide care for the...
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