SCHOOL CLOSURE It is with great sadness that we have been informed this evening that our school will be closing on Friday. At this stage this is all we know and further information will be sent out to us tomorrow. We intend to keep in touch with you all over the coming weeks via email and our school website. Once we are clearer on the current situation we will provide you with more details. Thank you | COVID 19- Official guidance and further information on the steps we are taking in Nursery to minimise the risk of infection Please see document under 'Letters'- "Letters and other info" section. | COVID-19 School Closure letter to Parents and Carers Please see link below to the letter from Mrs Corry regarding school closure and arrangements.  https://ballyclarenurseryschool.co.uk/page/letters-other-info/ | Book Fair and Parent Interviews Postponed In light of the current uncertainty around school closures and the ongoing health situation we have decided to postpone the Book Fair and Parent Interviews. We are currently only finding out information as it is made public, but will of course update you if we do get any news about any changes or decisions made. We plan to hold these events in due course but are currently unable to confirm any new dates. We are so sorry for any inconvenience caused. The website will continue to be updated as necessary. Thank you

Child Protection

Mrs Corry is the Designated Teacher for Child Protection

Miss Burns is the Deputy Designated Teacher.

All parents receive a 'Parents Guide to Child Protection' as part of the induction process. This outlines the key elements and procedures of our Child Protection Policy. Any parent who wishes to read the full policy may request to do so.

There is also a copy of a 'How to Raise a Child Protection Concern' flow chart displayed in both entrance areas of the school.

All staff have annual training for Child Protection.

Any adult working in our school is subject to an 'Enhanced Disclosure' check carried out through the Education Authority in line with their procedures.

Child Protection

Child Protection: Helplines and web pages for young people

19th March 2020

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