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Western Road school and YMCA

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On 29 May 2016 at 10:25am WR Parent wrote:
My children went to the YMCA nursery and thoroughly enjoyed it. Then they went on to Western Road. There, the head decided to end after-school care, and so children whose parents worked made do with having the kids go to YMCA instead - which was fine, loads to do , the arrangement worked. Now YMCA is closing, working mums and dads at Western Road will be left without an option.
I can understand the YMCA decision to leave premises which need a lot of capital to maintain, but I cannot understand why this would mean abandoning the town altogether. And shame on WR head Montebello, whose decision really is having an impact on working parents - because, you know, we can't all afford to have someone stay at home to be there for the kids every day.
If someone wants to set up a nursery + after school service, I feel there are many takers.
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On 29 May 2016 at 10:55am Montevideo wrote:
I'll take them in and they can watch DVD's - Just got to get my CRB check.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:07am Montenegro wrote:
I hope you will be inclusive.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:08am Monte Carlo wrote:
Can I park my chelsea tractor nearby.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:11am Monty Dom wrote:
Is there a garden.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:12am Monty wrote:
A sand pit ?
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:13am Monte Don wrote:
Or you could try raising your children yourself. It worked for us and before you winge I earn an average wage .
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:13am Erwin Rommel wrote:
Ya das kindergarten must have sand.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:15am Del Monte wrote:
Well said Monte.
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On 29 May 2016 at 11:25am Don Quixote wrote:
You're tilting at Jack and Jill from Clayton if you think anything will come of this from the Lewes Forum.
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On 30 May 2016 at 9:52am Bert wrote:
My partner and I raise our child on a pretty standard wage too. We could both get more by working further away than we do and longer but you make compromises don't you? More time with our child which is the important thing. Clapped out car, most things in the house second hand,.and cheap camping holidays being the compromise. Our child wants for nothing though and most of all has the parental attention and responsibility they should have. It's a decision every parent has to make about what is important.
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On 30 May 2016 at 10:06am Month python wrote:
I could take then in. I'm thinking of opening a nursery of silly walks. The parents would have to provide bowler hats for the children though as I'm on a budget.
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On 30 May 2016 at 10:09am Monty python wrote:
Before anyone corrects me on my typo I have already corrected myself. I really don't think we want month pythons on here. Ooh or actually do we?? It could be a right old money spinner for Lewes. ROLL UP ROLL UP get your tickets for python month. People might think it's the name of a new band.
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On 30 May 2016 at 3:16pm And now for something wrote:
completely different...............................................or not.
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On 30 May 2016 at 5:35pm Monte Don wrote:
Same boat as us Bert
So who gave you the thumbs down ???
Consumeristic parents I guess that want it all.
Here's a little bit of advice for them, take it or leave it.
You can't save up your child's life and use it when it fits in with you.
My kids are now young adults and it seems like yesterday they were toddlers.
Thankfully we were there to enjoy the journey


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