Have you considered a Childminder? There is masses of research that shows that younger children have better outcomes if they are in a home environment for the first few years.
If you find a good Childminder they are worth their weight in gold!
is S8 way and is doing the Foundation Degree in Early Years with me (we give up our Saturdays to attend Uni), but I am not sure what spaces she has right now.
I am just over the way in S14 and as of June 2012, have a few vacancies due to expansion