How to Assess a Nursery, and Your Child

At, we are often asked how to assess what makes a good nursery or how to judge whether a child is really ready for ‘big’ school.
How to Assess a Nursery, and Your Child
By Jenny Mollon
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Parents are justifiably anxious about making the right choices for their child, and often have a variety of competing sources of information on which to make these important decisions. 

Understanding child development is vital for parents and educators alike. 

We at play our part with our detailed, impartial nursery reviews, but it is also vital that parents educate themselves as to what and how their child should doing and learning in nursery.

In this new series of articles, we take a look at the Learning Goals from the final stages one of the most popular Early Years curricula, the English EYFS to see how parents can benchmark their child’s progress and really understand whether your chosen nursery is providing the promised quality of education. 

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