Lara Prendergast Lara Prendergast

Rise of the Norland nanny

Girls from this traditional school for nannies are in huge demand around the world

The young nannies arriving for their morning lectures at Norland College in Bath make quite a sight. Although the road is empty, they bank up along the pavement waiting for the lights to change. They are in their winter uniform of brown hat and gloves, hair in a neat bun; some push old-fashioned Silver Cross prams with plastic babies in them.

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