Manchester City Council

Sign our book of condolence

Our hearts go out to Barcelona and Cambrils in the wake of the sickening incidents on 17 August 2017. Manchester stands in solidarity.

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Schools, education & childcare Advice on choosing a childcare provider

Entrusting a stranger with your child is a big step, so before you choose a provider you may want to consider the following tips:

  • give yourself plenty of time to choose - holiday playschemes, for example, get booked up in advance
  • ask other parents for recommendations
  • make appointments to visit two or three providers to compare what's on offer, and get a feel for the staff
  • think about your child's personality and interests - what environment will they prefer?
  • check opening times, holiday dates and costs

Help & Support Manchester is a good starting point for finding a childcare provider in Manchester.

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