Childcare nurseries near me
Choosing the right childcare for your children is one of the most important decisions that you’ll make as a parent. In addition to childminders and using the support of family members, one of the most popular options for childcare are dedicated childcare nurseries – but how do you choose the right childcare nursery for you?
If you’ve been thinking about childcare nurseries near me, in our latest blog post we take a look at what a childcare nursery provides to help you decide if it’s the right option for you and your family – read on to find out more.
What is a child care nursery?
A childcare nursery provides day care for babies, toddlers and young children up to the age of four or five years’ old. Children will be looked after in separate rooms (based on their age), and child care nurseries are regulated and inspected by Ofsted (when looking for childcare nurseries near me, it’s always a look idea to look at a provider’s website to check out their current rating). They also provide a range of organised activities that can help your child to learn and develop important social skills, like sharing for example.
What does a child care nursery provide?
At a childcare nursery, staff have been trained to provide a safe and stimulating environment that will benefit your child’s development before they go to ‘big school’. They will have a specially designed curriculum, designed to help the children learn various skills. As well as delivering activities in the nursery itself, the children will also be taken on a variety of trips, for example, a visit to the local park. A childcare nursery will also provide meals for your child during the day, and help them learn about the importance of things like healthy eating too.
What are the benefits of using childcare nurseries?
As well as providing full-time care, childcare nurseries can also look after children for shorter sessions such as morning, afternoon, single day or half week. This makes a child care nursery a particularly flexible option compared to using the services of childminders, a nanny or au pair, as there will always be staff available to look after your child too. In addition, if you work part-time or just want to give your child the chance to socialise away from you, a child care nursery will be able to provide the hassle-free care that you need.
How can I find out more?
The Family and Childcare Trust provide lots of important information about what to look for when choosing a childcare nursery, and their website is a great place to find out more about things like costs, as well as a list of childcare nursery providers in your area.
At Abbeywood Tots we’re committed to providing excellent daycare for all children and a superior service to parents and carers. Family run with nurseries located across Bristol, our friendly and supportive team is here to ensure that your child is provided with a safe, caring and stimulating environment in order to prepare them for life at ‘big school’. To find out more about the daycare that we offer, get in touch with our nursery managers.
Are you currently looking for childcare nurseries near me? What are the most important factors that you will consider when choosing the right provider for you? We’d love to know what your thoughts are, so make sure you take the time to leave a comment below.