Elie Street Nursery
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Useful Information

Length of Year
The establishment operates the same year to that of the local primary and secondary schools.  A full list of the year’s holidays is included in this handbook.

Age range of children in the establishment
The nursery admits children from 3 to 5 years of age.

Numbers of children at each daily session and hours of attendance
The nursery has a roll of 128 children. 64 children attend morning sessions and 64 children attend afternoon sessions.  Glasgow City Council Admission Policy is used to allocate all places including full-time places.

Morning Session:     8:00 – 12:45
Afternoon Session:     1.00 – 5:45

Extended Hours:    8:00 – 5:45



The Head of Nursery and Staff will welcome any comments and suggestions from parents.  If you can suggest any way to improve our Nursery please let us know.  If there are any aspects of the nursery curriculum or routine, which you would like to know more about, please indicate what they are and we will try to help.


We hope that you and your child will be very happy in the Nursery. If at any time you are unhappy with the service you or your child receives, please contact the Head of Nursery, who will attempt to resolve any difficulties immediately.


She may be contacted personally, in writing or by telephone.


Please do not hesitate to speak to the Head of Nursery (Michelle Smith) if you have any queries or difficulties.


Alternatively, please use the complaint form available in the nursery, or contact

Care Inspectorate for the Regulation of Care

1 Smithhills Street



0141 843 4320

Useful Addresses

Early Years Manager:

Head of Quality Improvement:

Heather Douglas

Glasgow City Council

Education Services

City Chambers

40 John Street

Glasgow G1 1JL

Jim Wilson

Glasgow City Council

Education Services

City Chambers

40 John Street

Glasgow G1 1JL


An up to date list of Councillors is available from the nursery office.


Please Note

Although the information in this handbook is correct at the time of printing there could be changes affecting any of the matters dealt within it, either before your child’s placement begins or during the course of his / her placement.  The Head of Nursery will advise you of any important changes to the information.