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World-renowned exceptional training

You’ll benefit from award-winning teaching and learning and one of the highest undergraduate degree student success rates - 78% achieved a 1st class or 2:1 degree (Set 42).

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Small class sizes; top for student satisfaction

You’ll study at a top UK higher education provider for student satisfaction (NSS 2022) and benefit from small class sizes and a high student support staff to student ratio of 7:1.

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Lifelong support and training with the Agency

As a Norlander, you'll receive support and advice throughout your career from the Norland Agency and have exclusive access to Continuing Professional Development training.

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Guaranteed employment opportunities

Once qualified, you'll enjoy 100% employability with a paid probationary nanny role that we find for you and your pick of jobs through the Norland Agency.

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2022 marks 130 years since Emily Ward founded Norland as the first educational establishment to offer any kind of childcare training. Throughout the year, we’ll be celebrating our proud heritage and marking new milestones as we continue to set our sights firmly on the future.

Discover Norland at 130

“My time at Norland so far has been an extraordinary adventure."

Ike (Set 43) discusses why he wants to work in the early years, the importance of more males in the industry and studying at Norland.

Read Ike's story

"I don't think anyone can quite get into words exactly what Norland means to you because it's such an amazing thing to be a part of."

Third-year student Emily (Set 42) opens up about the challenges she's overcome to study at Norland, the support she's received during her studies and how the small number of students creates a family feel.

Read Emily's story

Steeped in history, but focused on the future

Founded in 1892 by educational pioneer Emily Ward, Norland was the first educational establishment to offer any kind of childcare training. World-famous for providing the very best early years training and education, Norland remains cutting-edge. Today’s students pursue the most up-to-date academic childcare training and the highest practice standards in line with the latest research.

Celebrating 130 years of pioneering history
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