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Finding the right nursery school for your child

Nursery education finding the right nursery for your child

'There is a forest school nursery in Manchester that is so popular you absolutely have to register during pregnancy.'

A good nursery will give your child a great start in life but how do you choose?

Will they put a smile on your face, a spring in your child's step? Foster a love of learning that will last a lifetime - or at best, simply 'babysit'?

Every child is different  what proves a godsend for one, may be a nemesis for others. At such a tender age, how do you know what will suit your child? Even knowing the strengths and talents you hope they will nurture can be tricky.


So what should you look out for? 


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