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Welcome from our Headteacher
A warm welcome to Filton Avenue Nursery School (FANS) and we hope you find our website useful, informative and inspiring. Here at FANS, we are proud to have served our local community for over 80 years as a Nursery School.
It is a privilege to work as the Headteacher having been here for over 11 years as a room teacher, Assistant Head and SENco. I am passionate about continuing our work to provide an outstanding teaching and learning environment for your children and to ensuring our dedicated and experienced team offer you all the support you need in these challenging times.
I look forward to welcoming you all to our outstanding Nursery School whether you are returning or totally new to us – it is an exciting moment for you and your children.
With very best wishes,
News from Filton Avenue Nursery and Children’s Centre
Five to Thive
You may have noticed a change in our displays in the entrance hall and outside Acorns, introducing Five to Thive. Respond · Engage · Relax · Play · Talk These are our ‘building blocks for a healthy brain’. They are drawn from research into the key processes of...
Beech and Willow Closure on Wednesday 1st February 2023
As previously communicated, I can now confirm that Beech and Willow will be closed to children (3-4 year-olds) on Wednesday, 1st February. However, Acorns will remain open. There will be no after school provision on this day. School will operate as normal on Thursday.
Possible Disruption to Nursery School Provision Due to National Action
Dear Parents and Carers, As you may be aware from the national news, one of the main trade unions, the National Education Union (NEU) representing the teaching profession, announced it had met the threshold required in a ballot of its teacher members to strike in...
Join Speech and Language UK and BBC Tiny Happy People this Thursday at 6pm
The Speech and Language UK team are teaming up with BBC Tiny Happy People for their first-ever Facebook Live! Want to help more of the 1.7 million children across the UK who struggle with talking and understanding words? This special hour-long programme will...
Newsletter – January 2023
Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back to term three, and Happy New Year to you all. We are welcoming some new children to all three rooms presently as well as some children transitioning through to nursery from Acorns, so lots going on! A warm welcome to our new...
Book Loan Promotion Week 9th-13th January 2023
Have you noticed the boxes of books outside the classrooms? These are for you to use, free of charge – just take a book, share with your child for as long as you like, bring it back, and swap it for another one! – EASY! Don’t forget to check your child’s drawer, as...
Welcome to Filton Avenue Nursery School and Children’s Centre
This is an aspirational place built on love, courage and respect. Together we are the heart of the community. Please come and take a look and see what a great place this is
We recognize the power in working together throughout your child’s formative years and are happy to hear any suggestions, feedback and comments that look to build on this great Nursery School and Children’s Centre.
This is a lovely place for children to start their school experience.
Positive learning experiences mean that children are enthusiastic and confident young learners… Their happiness and confidence shone!
Acorns room provides high quality early learning and care for children from 2 to 3 years. This provision is to support working parents or those returning to education or training. We also have free places for eligible children. These free places are allocated through a city wide referral system.
Beech and Willow
We provide two classrooms (Willow and Beech) for 3-4 year old pre-school children providing high quality learning and care.
Each child has an entitlement to 15 hours a week. We also provide paid wrap-a-round sessions for working parents.