Looking for a nursery in London and looking for a nursery in Stoke-on-Trent have left us with completely different experiences! Some of you may remember us, back in London, searching for a nursery for Daniella, she was about 2.5 years old. We didn’t have the smallest idea back then, that we will be leaving London soon, therefore we wanted to put our little girl in a nursery for 15 (free) hours per week after she turns 3.
I remember, back then (in London), we visited many local nurseries and they all had waiting lists and no spaces left. We put ourselves on the list at the few of them, but were never sure if we were going to get a place.
Today, Edward took a day off work, and we went for nurseries hunting number 2. This time in Stoke-on-Trent! we had a list of places, that we wanted to visit and were really hoping to find a space available in at least one of them.
We firstly visited the nursery, that I thought it would suit us best, without even seeing it! It is the closest one to our home (still about 20 minutes walk). I have heard many good reviews about this nursery from mums in our local area, and it has got outstanding Ofsted report. Therefore I was really hoping to get there (but after experience in London, I didn’t believe we would). Continue reading Looking for a Nursery