The perfect referral

For many parents who had babies during one of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns, choosing a nursery for their children was a daunting experience, but in Nicole Johnston’s case she already had the perfect referral.

That’s because Nicole’s daughter Lily attended Clever Clogs Bowburn so when she had her second child Lachlan during the pandemic, she had no hesitation in registering him at the nursery.

Nicole explains: “I needed childcare for Lachlan when I had to go back to work and despite having several closer day nurseries I opted for Clever Clogs as my daughter went here a couple of years prior, so I knew how good it was.

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Choosing a nursery

Choosing a nursery for your child is difficult at any time but doing this during a global pandemic makes it even harder.

Luckily for mum-of-one Kathryn Watson, she was able to lean on people she knows for good advice, and this led her to the doors of Clever Clogs Bowburn.

Kathryn’s daughter, Alexandra, was born at the very start of the pandemic in 2022 and with her return to full-time work (Kathryn works as an estates surveyor) from maternity planned for early 2021, she needed to find a suitable day nursery.

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Well placed

As a nursery school/early years teacher, Anna Hall was well placed when it came to choosing a setting for her own daughter.

After being recommended two nurseries in her area, she visited both but knew immediately when she stepped foot in Clever Clogs Bowburn that we were the one.

Anna explains: “I teach in a nursery pre-school and have taught reception in the past, so I knew the sorts of things I was looking for and I found that at Clever Clogs.

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Belmont Nursery

Tel: 0191 384 3610

Address: New Ferens Park, Durham, DH1 1GG

Nursery Manager: Sharon Lewis

Bowburn Nursery

Tel: 0191 377 9192

Address: Durham Road, Durham, DH6 5AT

Nursery Manager: Sharon Lewis