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Foundation: Nursery Unit

Welcome to Harmony Hill Primary School Nursery Unit

In  Nursery we follow the Curricular Guidance for Pre-School Education published by the Department of Education.


We plan the curriculum to ensure every child develops across the following 6 Areas of Learning, through play and other class activities;

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development and Movement
  • Language Development
  • Early Mathematical Development
  • The Arts
  • The World Around Us

Click here for the Department of Education's Curricular Guidance on Pre-School Education (CCEA). A summary of the 6 Areas of Learning can be found here.


We also promote the development of the following cross-curricular Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities;

  • Working With Others
  • Self-Management
  • Thinking Skills, Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Being Creative
  • Managing Information

Click here for more information on Thinking Skills in the Foundation Stage


Important information


Nursery Unit Session Times


Morning Session8.50am-11.20am
Afternoon Session 



Nursery Uniform

  • Yellow sweatshirt with Harmony Hill Nursery Unit logo (available from McCalls of Lisburn)
  • Plain, white, short sleeved polo shirt
  • Plain, black, elasticated jogging bottoms
  • Velcro shoes (trainers are acceptable)


Nursery Admissions

Nursery Unit