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Windermere Day Nursery Kettering, Northamptonshire
My child loves coming, always excited when coming to nursery. She loves the activities and the staff. My child is happy.

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Natasha Husbands (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Young Sussex Nursery (Hove) Hove, East Sussex
Ruby loves coming to Young Sussex. Most mornings she waits by our front door, lunch box in hand, eager to get to school.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Colin Brown (Father of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Young Sussex Nursery (Hove) Hove, East Sussex
Aidan is very happy in Ladybirds. He is generally in a good mood at pick up times and is always excited to arrive.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Caroline McEwan (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Playpals Nursery Solihull, West Midlands
Both our boys have attended Playpals since they were babies. It is a beautiful nursery with a wonderful family feel. The quality teaching they received has really aided their development and prepared them for starting school.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Playpals Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Elaine (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Pennypot Day Nursery Woking, Surrey
The nursery has been brilliant, they find space for us at short notice when other providers let me down. Both children settled quickly. The staff are fab and really good at communicating with us. They're really preparing my eldest for school and nurturing my youngest!

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Morewenna J (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

The Little Stukeley Montessori School Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
I'm very impressed by the calm atmosphere and the gentleness of the staff. The room is well equipped and the Montessori curriculum truly embraced. I appreciate the small number of children and parents are well included.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend The Little Stukeley Montessori School? Extremely likely

Submitted by C ROBIN (Mother of Child & Member of Staff) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Achievers @ Headstart Nursery Preston, Lancashire
Great nursery, great atmosphere. My child enjoys it here. Plenty of activities.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Liz McDermott (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Little Achievers @ Headstart Nursery Preston, Lancashire
Kali has been at nursery since she was 11 months old. She loves being with her little friends and loves playing.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Julie Carlin (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Childrens Montessori Sandy, Cambridgeshire
My son is going to the Children's Montessori since September. He started in the younger group with a one to one care! He settled in very quickly and is happy to go. He learns so much and he has started to speak confidently in English (we are a French speaking family). The curriculum is faithful to the Montessori education. The school is well equipped and the holiday school is very handy!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Childrens Montessori? Extremely likely

Submitted by C Robin (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Achievers @ Headstart Nursery Preston, Lancashire
I am extremely happy with the nursery and always feel confident that my daughter will be well cared for and she is always happy when I collect her. The staff are very efficient but also caring and approachable. I would recommend this nursery to any parent. The manager is also very helpful and if I have any concerns I would feel happy to approach her if there was a problem.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Laura Mckee (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Wee Care Day Nursery Belfast, County Down
What a lovely bunch of staff. They are so kind, warm, welcoming and genuine. Leaving your child in the hands of others is such a difficult decision but the staff at wee care are such a joy and make you feel so reassured at the level of care that your child will receive.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Wee Care Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Lesley O (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Leprechauns Day Nursery Chesterfield, Derbyshire
The overall standard of Little Leprechauns Day Nursery is excellent - I especially like the nutrition and the value for money. My child is really cared for and the learning is also very well operated.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Leprechauns Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Philippa (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Leprechauns Day Nursery Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Fabulous Nursery, would recommend. This is my daughters 2nd Nursery as she wouldn't settle at her previous one. She has settled at Little Leprechauns brilliantly. Many thanks to excellent staff. Brilliant!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Leprechauns Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Janine (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Acorn at Westcroft Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The staff have been amazing with my little boy, really helping him come out of his shell. The communication is really good and I am kept up to date on his progress. I am really happy with the nursery and stunned by all the new things Zach is learning every day.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Hannah Edwards (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014.

Aylesbury College Day Nursery Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Enthusiastic, friendly and caring staff. I couldn't find any other (among the ones I visited) nursery as good as this one. My son joined there when he was 7 months old. He is 3 now. It’s just like 2nd home for him. He really enjoys there. Staff are so active even in the evenings (this is the major thing my husband was looking for next to tidiness.)

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Aylesbury College Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Lakshmi (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

The Avenue Day Nursery Andover, Hampshire
Recently the nursery has improved tenfold. I would recommend it to anyone. My husband and I are always 100% happy that our daughter will be in safe hands and have a great day at The Avenue. Our daughter has been attending for 3 years and has NEVER not wanted to go. She loves it! The outdoor classroom is outstanding, a great addition :o).

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Louise S (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to October 2014.

The Meadows Day Nursery Birmingham, West Midlands
I recommend this nursery to you due to the fact that they will always put your child first and all staff are kind, caring, patient making sure that the children get the best out of their day. Both of my children have attended the nursery with one of them still there now and I am very confident that when they start school next year they will be fully prepared and have skills that not all children have when starting reception. There is regular feedback about your child's progress and if you have any worries all staff are approachable, giving you time to express your concerns/problems. I have visited other nurseries and haven't felt the warmness and positive atmosphere that I feel when visiting The Meadows.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend The Meadows Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Debbie (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Radcliffe Road Day Nursery Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
We looked into a lot of nurseries for our daughter and found Radcliffe Road Day Nursery the best choice. With a calm and relaxed atmosphere and great, friendly staff. We enjoy reading our daughter's day to day diary which let's us know how she's got on in the day. Our daughter thoroughly enjoys her days at Radcliffe Road Day Nursery and has a good bond with the staff, who are very accepting to her individual needs ie. with cuddles, food etc.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Cheryl A (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Station Hill Day Nursery Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
My main concern is the lack of adequate outside space which I believe will be rectified when Kids Play moves premises, which will be soon hopefully, otherwise the staff are very caring and my son enjoys it especially now he is in the preschool section. Would like probably a little more info on what they are learning daily and what he's eaten.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Hillary L (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Potters Day Nursery Cannock, Staffordshire
Little Potters Day Nursery, is fantastic for my grandson. I would highly recommend to any parent/ carer. He has achieved so much, the staff are brilliant with the children and working with parents/carers too. I enjoy looking at my grandsons observations at home on his Elog, seeing how much he has developed and looking at his next steps. He is always coming home with something new to tell me, he explored snow play the other day. And He has brought a bag full of xmas activities which he has made at nursery for all his family. The Nursery also has soccer tots come every other week and he absolutely loves it! So it's great fun. My grandson has a daily/ weekly diary with all of the things he has done in the day/week and about his care routines, what he's had to eat, sleeps etc so it's great to take it back home to show his mum. so a big thank you Little Potters :) Carol x

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Potters Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Carol C (Grandmother of Child) on Friday 19 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Acorns Day Care Nursery Ltd Maesteg, Bridgend
My niece has been attending this setting for a number of months now and every time I pick her up I am blown away by the staff and other children in the setting. The other children all seem happy and content and the relationships between the staff and the children seem to be loving and respectful. My niece thoroughly enjoys her sessions and the whole family is amazed at how quickly her development is progressing. This week the children's Christmas craft work has been sent home and we are all so impressed with how much work has gone into them, giving the families some priceless keepsakes and a small insight into my niece's experiences in the nursery. A huge thumbs up to Little Acorns, would not recommend anywhere else.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Acorns Day Care Nursery Ltd? Extremely likely

Submitted by B Lewis (Aunt of Child) on Thursday 18 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Scamps Day Nursery Macclesfield, Cheshire
My little boy has been going to Scamps since he was 6 months old, he is now three and he loves it. He is happy has fun and learns everyday he is there. The staff are wonderful, caring and dedicated. Deborah(manager) is passionate, professional and very friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The nursery is very spacious, has a warm, happy and inviting feel to it. I have no hesitation in leaving my little one in the morning in safe warm hands.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

How likely would you be to recommend Scamps Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Nichola D (Mother of Child) on Thursday 18 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Stars Daycare Maesteg, Bridgend
My children go to after school club at little stars its amazing my two children both love going there and always have lots to tell me when they get home the staff are all extremely friendly and theres always something going on in afterschool club to keep the children happy id recommend sending your child to little stars daycare .

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Stars Daycare? Extremely likely

Submitted by Craig T (Father of Child) on Thursday 18 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Little Stars Daycare Maesteg, Bridgend
I would highly recommend little stars to any parent thinking of sending their child to a nursery. Not only are the staff lovely and friendly. The actual nursery is a joy for the children in their care. My son was apprehensive to start with at being left but they've been so patient with him. His speech has improved greatly since being there. Seeing how confident he was during the Xmas concert was amazing and due largely to the little stars staff. In my eyes a five star nursery.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Little Stars Daycare? Extremely likely

Submitted by Jo James (Mother of Child) on Thursday 18 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Western Elms Day Nursery Reading, Berkshire
Three of my four children have attended this nursery since we moved to west Reading. I can honestly say it's the best nursery ever! They have had a fantastic time, and have been superbly cared for and nurtured. Just today I picked up my youngest after the Christmas party, and she didn't stop talking all the way home about the party and what she had done there. Then I opened her party bag when she got home to find the most amazing things in there - gingerbread playdough (complete with recipe) and marshmallow snowman building kit, and lovely book which was a present from Santa and much much more. The staff really care about the children and it shows. The food is excellent, I often wish I could eat there myself, it looks so amazing, and the all the staff are lovely. I would not hesitate to recommend the nursery, it's amazing! I'll be really sad when my child leaves as she is the last, and I won't be going into the nursery on a daily basis!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Western Elms Day Nursery? Extremely likely

Submitted by Dorothy Yuille (Mother of Child) on Thursday 18 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

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