Many parents want their child to be a part of a good nursery, so that their child is provided with an environment whereby they can continue to excel in their development. The question is however, when and how do they start looking for a nursery. Does this sound familiar? If so, continue reading as this article is for you.
Selecting a good nursery for children has never been an easy task for parents. When you start thinking about childcare, many questions start to arise in your mind, ranging from “What’s the staff to child ratio in a particular day care?”, “How will you find nurseries in your area?” or “How am I going to manage the pick-up time during the peak hour?”. Prior to making any decision, you need to clear all doubts that you have and start researching at least several months before the time you’re expecting your child to start nursery.
It is said that the more time you spend on researching, the more options you’ll have to choose from. Some nurseries offer admissions at specific times of the year, while many others are open to admissions the whole year. At Little Pandas ELC, the year is comprised of 3 academic terms, spring camp and summer camp giving you the option to pop in any time of the year to register your child, if there is availability.
If you’re looking for a place to enroll your child in September, you should have already begun your research. However from here on you have got 1 month, you can start by searching the nurseries near your area, if you type in “nursery near me”, Google will show you lots of results. You should visit a few nurseries prior to making any decision, this will increase the chance of finding a good nursery that meets your and your child’s needs. Shortlist the nurseries, visit them in person and ask about their admission details. Mostly nurseries have long waiting list, if you’ll start searching early you’ll have the chance to secure the place for your child in your desired nursery. Little Pandas ELC is now offering admissions for September for children aged 2 months to 5+ years. Pick up your phone and dial 0554431228 for details. If you only have a short time to find childcare, you may need to compromise a little.
If you’re a working parent, it is best to start searching a good nursery during your pregnancy, so that you’ll be equipped with all the information you need to decide when the time comes. Visit the nurseries personally and use our guide for the signs to look out for a good nursery, this will help you in selecting the right one.
Once you’ve chosen a nursery, it’s a good idea to prepare yourself and your child for childcare.