Welcome to St Michael's Nursery school web site!

St Michael's- where we learn to play and play to learn!



Our Nursery School will provide a high quality pre-school environment where the children experience a broad and balanced curriculum, enhancing self-esteem and confidence and laying the foundation for life long learning.

Our purpose is to:

  • Provide a safe, caring, secure and stimulating environment;
  • Promote the well being of all the children in our care;
  • Consider the welfare of all the children in our care;
  • Promote development in all areas and the acquisition of a range of skills;
  • Provide equal opportunities for all;
  • Promote a love of learning; and
  • Develop parental partnership.


Our values focus on:

  • Valuing and cherishing each child;
  • Creating a friendly atmosphere where the adults work harmoniously together showing respect, openness, honesty and consideration for others;
  • Promoting care and respect among the whole school community;
  • Building good relationships with parents;


St. Michael’s Nursery School is a Catholic Maintained Nursery School situated on the Stewartstown Road in West Belfast.

The school opened in September 1991 traditionally catering for the needs of three and four year old children in St. Michael’s Parish and when possible from the wider community.

It is a double unit offering full-time pre-school education to 52 children from 8.45am until 1.30pm.

The full time staff comprise of two teachers and two nursery assistants all of whom have specialised qualifications in early years education.In addition we have 1  part time nursery assistant to support our children with additional needs and our extended schools programme. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, happy and stimulating environment for the children.

St Michael's nursery is very fortunate to be on a mature site with a huge outdoor natural space which provides the children with an oasis of an outdoor classroom all year round.

Feel free to come and see for yourself! Make an appointment to visit and see the exciting learing environment we offer both indoors and outdoors.


Latest News

Our First Week in Nursery

8th September 2017


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Our extended services

19th July 2017

We have been really fortunate to be able to offer extended services again this year. We have an early morning drop off facility  commencing on the 2nd October and a week on week off service for...

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Upcoming Events

26th September 2017
European day of languages
2nd October 2017
early morning drop off commences
Curriculum meeting (4pm)
16th October 2017
Red class - extended services
Loving language -2pm
Jump Jiggle& Jive parent child joint sessions (red class 9.15-9.45 blue class 9.45- 10.15)
17th October 2017
Loving language - 2pm
18th October 2017
Monkeynastics 2pm
19th October 2017
loving language 2pm
20th October 2017
no extended services 1.30 finish

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