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Holy Child Primary School, Derry

About the Nursery


Holy Child Nursery Unit is connected to the main school building and is very much an integral part of school life at Holy Child Primary. We share the same core values in line with our Catholic ethos and celebrate our school motto of “Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day”. The Nursery children avail of many opportunities to visit and interact with children and staff in the main school, which is paramount to our successful transition programme when preparing the children for Primary 1.

The Nursery Unit has two purpose built classrooms and offers 52 full time places. While the classes are separate, we enjoy a shared learning experience by making use of our shared foyer and expansive outdoor area.

Outdoor area

In Holy Child Nursery Unit, outdoor play is an integral part of our curriculum and we are outside no matter what the weather. Our outdoor area consists of;

  • Covered sand pit
  • Covered patio area
  • Builder’s construction yard
  • Mud Kitchen
  • Water wall
  • Football nets
  • Basketball
  • Large swing and climbing frame with slides
  • Bike/Scooter Track
  • Story telling area
  • Outdoor Painting
  • Flower and Fairy garden
  • Large play Pirate Ship
  • Bug hotel
  • Outdoor teepee