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Cherubs Wynndale Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
My son Dylan has been at Cherubs since he was 5 months old. He feels comfortable and relaxed with the staff and he enjoys all the activities. Dylan has connected really well with the staff and has a special bond with his key worker Abbie. I would recommend Cherubs to my friends.

Overall Standard: Good

Learning: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Lisa B (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Kids 1st Wansbeck Ashington, Northumberland
The staff at this nursery are excellent and it is very well run. The facilities and activities are fab, with plenty of feedback on how they are coping. They are very flexible and will cater to each individual childs needs. All the staff genuinely care about doing a great job and we are delighted to send our little boy there.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Rachel G (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Little Jogs Day Nursery Hungerford, Berkshire
A very caring nursery with fantastic outside space and equipment for all the children. Extremely flexible with hours, which is super helpful to working parents. Great at settling children in and making sure they are happy.

Overall Standard: Good

Learning: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Food/Nutrition: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Jude Hodge (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

TiggyWigs Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Busy but exceptionally friendly nursery. Caring and attentive staff. Staff well qualified and always seeking ways to improve the nursery and give children new ideas.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Laura G (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Emscote Day Nursery Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
I absolutely love Emscote Day Nursery. My son loved attending and was sad to leave at the end of term due to the fact he was starting school in September. The staff in his pre-school room were brilliant and I really feel he gained such a lot during his time at Emscote.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Nysa B (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Cherubs Executive House Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
My child attends after school club here 3 days per week. The staff are all very friendly and approachable. My son enjoys his time at 'Cool Club' as there are plenty of activities and he spends time playing/socialising with friends.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Care: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Submitted by Megan J (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Asquith Kingswood Day Nursery & Pre-School Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
I have 2 sons that have attended the nursery, they have both had a fantastic start into their school life, with letter recognition, number recognition and shape recognition. The nursery is second to none.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Joanne T (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

The Co-operative Childcare Sussex University Nursery Brighton, East Sussex
Excellent care provider for my little girl. She is a trilingual child and staff and management has helped her settle in and feel comfortable even if English was her third language.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Submitted by Yorgos K (Father of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Little Acorns Private Day Nursery Manchester, Greater Manchester
I couldn't recommend this nursery enough. My two children have both been since six weeks old and have both developed perfectly and have been very happy there. I have recommended Little Acorns several times to friends and will be sad to stop going when my son goes to school.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Nova Perkins (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Flying Start @ Camborne Camborne, Cornwall
very friendly nursery
Camborne flying start are a very warm and welcoming nursery. When I was due to go back to work they was very supportive and helped me to settle my little girl in. They do lots of lovey activities with the children along with trips and fun days too. My daughter comes home happy from nursery and tells me all about the fun things they have done and also how she liked their lovely meals that are home cooked for lunch. Cannot recommend enough. A very good nursery, you would not be disappointed.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? Likely

Submitted by Jacqui M (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 1 October 2014. Review relates to October 2014.

Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery Wilmslow, Cheshire
Warm and welcoming
Going back to work is a really tough decision. It's so hard to know whether you are doing the right thing. Seeing that my 18 month old daughter is really happy and excited to start the day at Monkeypuzzle, makes such an enormous difference. I always feel that both myself and my daughter are really listened to and looked after both by her immediate carers and the fantastic management team. I love the fact that its small and welcoming and that everyone in the nursery knows who my daughter is even though they may work in another room with an older age group.It's such a small thing but the fact that they do says a lot about their ethos.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

How likely would you be to recommend Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Belinda M (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to September 2014.

Childsplay Belfast, County Down
would thoroughly recommend this Nursery
I have been sending my twins to Childsplay since they were 6 months old and continue to do so now that they have started P1. The staff are caring, courteous and holistic in their approach to childcare. On of my twins has special needs and the staff have always been sensitive to his needs and keen to understand his condition. Management are highly professional and keen to accommodate both my needs and those of my children. The facilities are great and meet the needs of all age groups of children, with plenty of room for out-door play.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Childsplay? Extremely likely

Submitted by johanne (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to September 2014.

Lyminge Preschool Folkestone, Kent
My view of Lyminge Pre-school. Outstanding.
Our son started in 2013 aged 2 and will attend till next year when he starts school, Lyminge pre-school has turned our shy little boy with delayed speech in to, a confident happy chatty little boy who's speech is now up to where his peers are, he is doing fantastically well thanks to the pre-school, the staff are so welcoming friendly and supportive. The environment is lovely and open yet secure and safe. We will be starting our 2nd child there when he turns 2, we highly recommend Lyminge pre-school.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Lyminge Preschool? Extremely likely

Submitted by Louise (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to January 2013.

Kids 1st Wansbeck Ashington, Northumberland
Fabulous place!
So pleased I got my son a place at Kids First. He started here at 10 months old and loved it straight away. He learns so much and has gained such confidence in himself. You are kept well up to date with all the activities he's been up to and photos are taken regularly which is lovely to see on parents evenings how well he's doing. Can not recommend this nursery enough it is great.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Kids 1st Wansbeck? Extremely likely

Submitted by Steph (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to September 2014.

Mother Hubberts Day Nursery & After School Club Newtownards, County Down
we love Mother Hubberts!!
My 18 month old girl loves mother hubberts. We have been delighted with the quality of care, variety of outdoor and indoor activities and friendliness of staff. The food provisions are also of high quality. I have no hesitation in recommending this well run nursery. It delights me to collect our daughter and hear about the different educational and fun activities she gets up to whilst I'm at work. Staff and owners are always friendly and approachable and great with my daughter any time she has been under the weather.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Mother Hubberts Day Nursery & After School Club? Extremely likely

Submitted by heather p (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to September 2014.

Nurserytime (Aylesbury) Ltd Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Best nursery in Aylesbury by far
I believe this is the best nursery I have ever sent my children to. Both of my boys attend this nursery and they love it. The nursery is clean,the staff are fantastic and loving. I feel confident and happy to leave my children in such a safe and happy environment.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Nurserytime (Aylesbury) Ltd? Extremely likely

Submitted by Brendan Carr (Father of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to September 2014.

Childsplay Belfast, County Down
Lovely helpful people
My son has attended here for a number of years and been extremely happy during his time there. He made lots of friends and bonded well with all the staff during their group activities games etc . No problem in recommending this to anyone at all :-)

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Childsplay? Extremely likely

Submitted by Norman (Father of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to August 2014.

Lyminge Preschool Folkestone, Kent
Lovely lyminge preschool! ??
My little boy Harry has just left here to go to primary and he thoroughly enjoyed himself! We ended up calling the girls the "lyminge lovelies" as all of them were so nice! He had so much fun and learnt so many new things which prepared him for the next stage! I recommend Lyminge Preschool 100%!!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Lyminge Preschool? Extremely likely

Submitted by Katie (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to July 2014.

Rainbow Day Nursery & Pre-School Chertsey, Surrey
Short stay but worth it
My son attended Rainbow for 7 months. We only took him out because I went on maternity leave, otherwise he'd still be there. He only did 2 days a week but thoroughly enjoyed it. The best thing about Rainbow is the great variety of activities available to the children. The grounds are beautiful and huge meaning there is plenty on offer for them. My son particularly enjoyed visiting the animals.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

How likely would you be to recommend Rainbow Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely likely

Submitted by Gwynneth Porter (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014. Review relates to July 2014.

Cherubs Wynndale Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
A bright, colourful and exciting environment for my daughter. The team provide her with a range of skills and learning from day to day tasks like using cutlery at meal times to numeracy, literacy and creative skills. The team know Anabelle well and treat her as an individual in a multicultural environment.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Ian F (Father of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Cherubs Wynndale Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Our daughter has come on so much. This is an extremely friendly setting and I cannot recommend it enough.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Donna Buck (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Cherubs Executive House Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
All the staff are lovely, always helpful to discuss everything that happened during the day. Its nice to know how your child has got on during their stay.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Steven Woodward (Father of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

The Co-operative Childcare Newburn Nursery Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Diligent staff who always put development and happiness of the child first.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Catherine Higgins (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

The Co-operative Childcare Newcastle Nursery Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Quality of childcare is very good. Healthy meals. Very friendly key workers. My daughter has settled really well.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Jessica H (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

The Co-operative Childcare Newcastle Nursery Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Everyone seems to know my son. Very healthy meals. I like how my son goes out for walks, he has really settled. My son loves songs and is always doing action songs at home.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Rebecca E (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

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