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Snack Payment 2020

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

As part of the Early Learning and Childcare Expansion, the current charging for ELC snack that was £1.50 per week will cease from week commencing 6th January 2020.

Mrs Todd will be giving refunds to parents who have paid snack for the full year.

Kind Regards,

Nursery Team

Christmas Parties UPDATE

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Christmas Parties

It’s almost party time please see details below…

PM Session Christmas Party
Tuesday 17th December – If you would like to see your child meeting Santa Claus please return to nursery for 3.30pm (You can take your child home after Santa/ Party if you wish)


AM Session Christmas Party
Thursday 19th December – If you would like to see your child meeting Santa Claus please return to nursery for 11.30am (You can take your child home after Santa/Party if you wish)


If your child does not attend on a Tuesday or Thursday, you are more than welcome to accompany your child to attend the parties between:

2.00-3.30pm On Tuesday 17th December
10.00 – 11.30am on Thursday 19th December


Please see Mrs Todd to make your £2.50 Party donation.


Christmas Parties

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Christmas Parties
Please note a change in our PM session party date.

Christmas Party session for children who attend our PM Session will be on:
Tuesday 17th December
(If your child attends a ‘full day’ on a Tuesday this will also be their party session)

Christmas Party session for children who attend our AM Session will be on:
Thursday 19th December
(If your child attends a ‘full day’ on a Thursday this will also be their party session)

If your child does not attend on a Tuesday or Thursday, you are more than welcome to accompany your child to attend the party’s between:
2.00 – 3.30pm on Tuesday 17th December
10.00-11.30am on Thursday 19th December.

An additional charge to fund our party food and present from Santa will be £2.50 payable to Mrs Todd asap.

Thank you for your continued support
Nursery Team

The Handbook of Procedures for the Management of Pupils with Healthcare Needs in Educational Establishments

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Click here to view West Lothian Council procedures for dealing with health care needs.

New term updates 2019/20

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Welcome to Bathgate Early Years Centre, we have had a busy week welcoming our returning children back and getting to know our new children and families. We thank everyone for their patience during the few busy days.

We would like to send a big congratulations to Mrs Frame on the arrival of beautiful baby Alex during the summer holidays.

Please note any changes to our staffing and groups:
Margaret Johns: Head Teacher
Katy Leamy: Depute Head Teacher
Mrs Todd: Administrative Assistant
Mrs Ola : Orange Group
Miss Kelly: Pink Group
Miss Heenan: Blue Group
Miss Collins: Red Group
Miss Toner: Yellow Group
Mrs Hendry: Green Group
Miss Aimes: Purple Group
Margaret: Pupil support worker
Mrs Murray: Pupil support worker
Miss Fowler: Pupil support worker


Please see Mrs Todd for snack payments:
£1.50 Weekly
£25.50 block payment until 20/12/19


Parent Council AGM 
Balbardie Primary School has invited all parents who wish to attend the annual Parent Council AGM meeting to represent BEYC to attend this Thursday 29th at 7pm held at Balbardie Primary School.

Gentle reminders 

  • Please do not pull the main outside door. Although slow this door is automatic and will open once staff have released it.
  • Please ensure all clothing, shoes, bags and lunch boxes are clearly labeled with the child’s names.
  • If your child has any changes to their medical needs or dietary requirements it is essential that you let staff members know as soon as possible.
  • As the sun continues to shine please ensure your child attends nursery wearing sun cream as we offer outdoor play to all children during every session. (For children who attend nursery for full days please speak to staff regarding sun cream)
  • Follow us on Twitter @WLBEYC for regular updates.

Kind Regards,
Staff Team

Please check back for September 2019 Newsletter coming soon… 

Red Nose Day

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Red Nose Day  at Bathgate Early Centre   will take place  on Thursday 14th March 2019 .

Pay £1 to wear something red for a donation for Red Nose Day .
Red noses for sale in the office      if you would like to buy one  please see Mrs. Todd .


Grandparents Day

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Are you interested in finding out how you can support your grandchild’s learning at home find out more about Eco school .

Come along to our Grandparents Day with your grandchild on Wednesday 20th March 2019 .

Form 10am until 11:08 am and from 2pm until 3pm .

Please complete the tear off slip and return to the nursery to let us know you are coming.

”Waste Week with Oscar the Eco Bunny.”

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

What a great guest we had during  ”Waste Week” the Eco event ,  a small  bunny  called  ”Oscar ” came to talk to us and read  the story of ”King Wastealot’s Picnic ”  to develop our awareness about the  importance of taking care of the environment by a few  simple  ways like  ”Recycling ,Reduce, Resuse ” of  plastic .
Please see photos and children’s comments …
Theo: ” The animals might eat the rubbish.”
Matthew :”  Eco bunny.” 
Cody:  ” This is Oscar the Eco bunny .”
Eden : ”Don’t leave rubbish after snack.”
Noah.G : ” Picking up rubbish he told us.”
Craig:”People  drop rubbish .You need to put rubbish in bin”.
Dylan ” Rubbish was everywhere that’s not good.”
Ciaran: ” He is a little bunny in a lettuce, when rubbish in on his planet the animals is not happy.”

Transition Peep .

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

A Transition PEEP group for children moving onto Primary One in August will begin on Wednesday 27th March 2019.
Like the other PEEP groups at BEYC ,parent’s/ carer ‘s will work in partnerships with their child to support their learning.
The Transition PEEP group aims to help prepare children for Primary One by focusing on variety of literacy and numeracy activities,while building confidence and developing concentration and listening skills.
If you would like to attend with your child please speak to Mrs.Ola  or Mrs.Todd ASAP as spaces are limited.

Merry Christmas

Friday, December 21st, 2018

After weeks of rehearsing, 1 Christmas Carol Recording, 1 Christmas Fair, 4 Fabulous Nativity Singalongs, 2 Christmas Party’s all the staff members would like to thank you for all your support this term, it’s certainly been a busy one!

Merry Christmas and  Happy New Year!!

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