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Panic setting in...

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Bombay2Goa Wed 19-Apr-17 19:29:34

now that national offer day is behind us, are parents with dc due to start school in September frantically looking of after-school/ wrap-around care options? Or have they already done this months ago? I'm trying to supress the sense of panic I'm feeling while I wait for childminders to return my calls.
Any childminders in SE4 on here?

Cranb0rne Tue 02-May-17 08:42:24

I am looking and struggling to find childcare. The after school club is completely full with a long waiting list. Why they didn't tell me this when I looked around is beyond me. There are no child minders with vacancies who will pick up from the school. It's a nightmare. Hoping I can defer the school place until next April.

MyCalmX Tue 02-May-17 08:48:42

My dd1 went to the school that her cm could do a school run to.

I had to find additional cover for dd2 for a few months and it was a nightmare, I nearly thought I wouldn't be going back to work.

Thankfully dd1 cm then had space for dd2.

What was the setup for your dc before now?

Testarossa1 Tue 02-May-17 12:50:56

Maybe try contacting local nurseries, some of them run after school clubs too.

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