McMillan Nursery School was purpose built in 1938 to accommodate children from North Hull Estate and other parts of Hull. We are proud to have served the community for over 75 years, beginning with the original ethos of Rachel and Margaret – the McMillan sisters – and evolving into an environment where young children are cared for, supported, challenged and stimulated. A space where children and parents are valued and respected, and where we work together to help them at the beginnings of their lifelong learning journeys.”
Find out about the McMillan sisters – after whom our nursery school is named.
In 1911 she and Rachel started the ‘Girls’ Night Camp’ where girls came and stayed overnight in simple beds under basic shelters. Margaret was convinced that fresh air, exercise and good nutritious food would improve their health in a way that the clinic could not. The girls’ ages ranged from 6 – 14 and there were sometimes as many as 17 girls sleeping in camp. The principle was to get them out of cramped and badly ventilated bedrooms, not, in any way, to replace their homes – as Margaret said, it was ‘an open-air residential school, that does not separate the child from her home’. Soon a boys’ camp followed, but Margaret was convinced the effects of the camp were too late for these children – so she started an experimental ‘Baby’ camp, which Rachel gave up her job to help run, and this became the Rachel McMillan Open-Air Nursery School, the seed from which other nurseries could grow.
School Admissions and Government Guidelines
For your child to attend our nursery s/he must go through the proper admissions procedures. Please read carefully all of the information that we have on the website to help your child’s application. If you need more information then please feel free to phone our nursery school office.
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To work together to create a happy community where all children, parents and staff do their best and achieve great things.
We believe the following are important for our community;
- happiness, wellbeing and enjoyment
- keeping everyone safe
- everybody matters
- creativity and innovation
- valuing learning for life
- empowering; choice and opportunity participation
- positive impact on the wider world
- Economic wellbeing
McMillan Nursery School situated on North Hull Estate, is a purpose built setting which endeavours to provide the best quality childcare for children and their families in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage. Our aim is to provide excellent pre-school education in an environment which is fun and caring, whilst meeting individual social, physical and emotional needs. Read more…
School Day Times
8.30am – 11.30am
12.15pm – 3.15pm
McMillan Nursery School
North Hull Estate
Admin Contact Name: Andrew Shimmin
Telephone Number: 01482 331370
Fax Number: 01482 800477
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Head Teacher Message
Hello and welcome to our new website for 2015! We hope you will find this site quicker and easier to use, and that you will find lots of useful information as well as celebrations of what your fantastic children are doing and learning when they are at Nursery. We now have lots of different ways of sharing information with you, including this site, email, text, twitter, Facebook and our OurSchools App, so make sure you sign up to avoid missing out! At McMillan we try to create a place where children can find what they need to develop and learn, but we also know that what parents do at home has a massive impact on how children learn and progress, so we want to work together with you to get the best for all our children.
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To celebrate World Book Day, we will be wearing pyjamas all day to get into the spirit of bedtime reading. We would like you to come and share a bedtime story with your child too!
The story times are:-…
10.45am & 2.30pm
We will be selling copies of the story book to share with your child at home for £2 each. Please bring the right money when buying a book.
We look forward to seeing you all here!
We have been asked to advertise this event for a day out at Mr Chu’s to celebrate Chinese New Year.
If you are interested, please call Jenna or Faye on 803978.
McMillan Nursery is open as usual on Friday 13th February.
We are closed for Half Term from Monday 16th February to Friday 20th February.
If you are a Grandparent and you need advice or support , if you are caring for your grandchild or have some questions, please contact The Grandparents’ Association:
Tel 0845 4349585
Our website “Ask a Question form” is now live on the website. You can use this form to send in a quick question to the school admin office.
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