Childhood Infancy

Choosing the right nursery for your child

Expert: Fiona MacLeod
Masterclass structure: 11 lessons (21:47 minutes)

About this class

In this masterclass, Fiona MacLeod, founder and head of Sheen Montessori Nursery, discusses what to look for when choosing a nursery for your child. She also discusses common questions that most parents have at this stage, such as how to prepare your child to start nursery, what to do if your child cried a lot at drop off, or whether to potty train your child before starting nursery. This masterclass is of interest to parents and caregivers who are planning on sending their children to daycare or nursery.

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About the expert

A Chemistry graduate from Imperial College in London, Fiona held several senior marketing roles at Coca Cola and GlaxoSmithKline before a change in direction beckoned. She graduated from the Montessori Centre International (MCI) and committed to a new career direction as a leader in Montessori teaching. Fiona is the founder and head of Sheen Montessori Nursery in London since 2010.

Lessons in this class

11 Lessons (21:47min)
0. Lesson - Meet your expert 0:21
1. Lesson - Aim of this masterclass 0:29
2. Lesson - When should I start looking at nurseries? 2:00
3. Lesson - Signs of a good and bad nursery 0:49
4. Lesson - Questions to ask when visiting nurseries 2:38
5. Lesson - Is there a right age for my child to start nursery? 1:04
6. Lesson - How do I prepare my child to start nursery? 2:49
7. Lesson - Separation: My child cries a lot 4:15
8. Lesson - What should my child learn at nursery? 4:01
9. Lesson - Potty training: will the nursery help? 2:41
10. Lesson - Take home message 0:40

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