When it comes to choosing the right Nursery for your child, there are lots of things to consider. Every child is different, with individual needs so it’s important to find the perfect Nursery that will nurture and support your child, while fitting in with your family’s circumstances. While choosing a Nursery Class can be daunting, Wycliffe acknowledge this and have compiled a list of important questions to consider when entering the process. With the helpful Wycliffe Nursery School Checklist, you‘ll have everything you need to guide you through the process of choosing the right Nursery School for your child.
For a lot of parents starting to think about choosing a Nursery School for your child or grandchild can seem overwhelming. With a million questions going around your head, where on earth do you start?
Don’t worry, we’ve put together a Wycliffe Nursery School Checklist as a useful guide. Following on from our recent article, How To Choose a Nursery School, we have compiled a list of key questions every parent should consider at each stage of the process to make it as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Choosing the right childcare for your child is a big decision that affects the whole family. While every child and family are different, it can mean finding the most suitable Nursery will depend entirely on your family’s circumstances and individual child’s needs.
Once you have decided on the type of childcare you’re interested in, it’s a good idea to begin researching local Nursery Classes and shortlisting the most suitable.
By answering these questions, it will make it easier to identify which Nursery Schools in your local area could be suitable for both your child and family and therefore be added to a shortlist.
Now you’ve shortlisted a number of Nurseries that could be suitable for your child, you can start to arrange Open Days or plan visits to go and see the Nurseries. Visiting different Nursery Schools is a great way to help you narrow down your choices and bring you closer to finding the perfect Nursery School for your child. However, for a lot of parents it can be a little daunting, you want to make sure you find out as much information as possible, but what are the best questions to ask?
In order to eliminate any confusion, here are some helpful questions to consider asking when visiting a Nursery School for the first time:
You’ve visited your shortlisted Nurseries and got a feel for what each Nursery has to offer, from activities, staff support, outdoor facilities and open hours. We recommend taking this time to think about your experience of the Nursery and come to a decision. You may feel you require multiple visits to the Nursery before you can make a final decision. After all, it’s what’s best for you and your child.
While you take the time to think, consider answering the following questions to help guide you through this big decision.
Now you’ve taken the time to consider all the options and which nursery school will work best for your child and family, you’ll want to secure your child’s place. Every school has different application processes, so talk to your chosen one to find out more.
If you want to use the checklist, we have created a printable version. Download the checklist today.
Wycliffe Nursery Class is based in the beautiful countryside campus in Gloucestershire where the foundation of learning begins. The Nursery Class sessions are based around building academic foundations through play-led learning with exceptional facilities and support to allow your child to thrive. Places are available from when your child turns 3. Learn more about our Nursery Class or, for further information, contact us today.