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Nursery/play-scheme during Summer holidays for 2 yr old central London? Help!

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MaryleboneMamma Thu 19-May-16 10:47:38

Ive just heard that my daughter (2.5 year old) nursery school is closed for two months (!) over Summer.
I desperately need to find a play-scheme/day nursery (or similar) that will allow her to go there a few days a week. Grateful for any help/ideas 🙏 We live in Marylebone. x

HSMMaCM Thu 19-May-16 13:56:00

Are they normally closed in the holidays? If so, you might want to set up something to cover the half terms and other holidays as well. A childminder might be able to help, or a holiday only nanny? Alternatively, there might be a nursery which has some children term time only and has vacancies in the holidays.

weeonion Fri 20-May-16 00:12:10

What do other families do? If you ask them you might get some ideas? I agree with pp that you will need to factor this in for other school holidays. If you cant find a solution to this - you might have to look at a move to a 52 week facility.

Did they not inform you of this when you signed a contract?

FishWithABicycle Fri 20-May-16 00:47:50

Nurseries tend to be run either 52 weeks a year or term-time-only. The tto ones are ideal for the younger siblings of children already in school who either have a parent with a tto job, or have a sample, or if not have holiday arrangements for the older children that suit the youngest too. If these don't apply then you need a 52weeks nursery.

While you are sorting that - could you take on a temporary au pair for the summer?

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