Leys Children's Centre Nursery

215 Wellington Drive, Dagenham RM10 9XW

Leys Children's Centre Nursery, Dagenham, London
Leys Children's Centre Nursery, Dagenham, London
Leys Children's Centre Nursery, Dagenham, London

Leys Children's Community Nursery is situated in Romford and offers high-quality childcare and education for children from birth to five years.

The nursery is located within walking distance of an underground station and is also in the grounds of a local school.

The nursery has some great features that makes it truly unique, such as the two spacious outdoor play areas with all-weather surfaces which enable free-flow play.

Experienced and qualified nursery staff work closely with the children’s centre and are able to direct parents for almost immediate support with issues such as behaviour management, S&L sessions, health visitors, and breast feeding.

Group: The London Early Years Foundation

Person in charge: Caroline Hindley (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Number of Staff: 14

Service Offered: Nursery School (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Registered Charity Number: 299686

Total Places for Children: 49

Age Range: from 0 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Vacancies

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.2 (8.157)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Leys Children's Centre Nursery is based on 2 Review/Recommendations in the last 2 years. This Review Score of 8.157 is made up of a Quality Score of 4.875 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the rating and a Quantity Score of 3.282 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

  • The maximum Review Score for a nursery is 10 and it is based on the published (including Restricted Publication) Reviews in the last 2 years. When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

    The Review Score of 8.157 for Leys Children's Centre Nursery is based on 2 Reviews/Recommendations in the last 2 years.

  • The Review Score (maximum of 10) is made up of a Quality Score (maximum of 5) and Quantity Score (maximum of 5):

    • Quality Score: 5 Points are available for the average rating. For each review the nursery is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The nursery receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating. (Please note that the ratings of Very Poor and Poor have only been available since the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015.)

      The Quality Score (average rating) of 4.875 for Leys Children's Centre Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (22 Excellents x 5) + (1 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.875

    • Quantity Score: 5 Points are available for the number of 'Positive Reviews' for a nursery. A Positive Review is defined as:

      • Any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this care provider to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

      • Any Recommendation. Before the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015 all feedback was limited to Recommendations (ie positive comments only)

      The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

      1. 3 points for receiving the first Positive Review.

      2. 0.1 Point per Positive Review, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. (ie a nursery requires 10 Positive Reviews to receive the maximum score of 1 point.)

      3. (Number of Positive Reviews ÷ number of children) x 2, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. ie a nursery has to receive a number of Positive Reviews equal to half of the number of children to obtain the maximum score of 1 point. eg a nursery with 40 children has to receive 20 Positive Reviews to obtain the maximum score of 1 point.

      The Quantity Score of 3.282 for Leys Children's Centre Nursery is calculated as follows:

      1. 2 Positive Reviews = 3

      2. 0.1 x 2 Positive Reviews = 0.200

      3. (2 Positive Reviews ÷ 49 Children) x 2 = 0.082

  • The Review Score is based on user Recommendations/Reviews submitted in the last 2 years. The maximum Review Score is 10. There are 5 Points available for the average of all ratings on users Recommendations/Reviews (Excellent 5, Good 4, Satisfactory 3, Poor 2, Very Poor 1). There are 5 Points available for the total number of positive Recommendations/Reviews submitted in relation to the number of child places at the Day Nursery.

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After going to see quite a few different nurseries I knew this is where I wanted my child to go as soon as I walked around and although I was very worried as it took a couple of weeks for her to settle, her teachers done an amazing job! Now whenever I drop her off she is happy to go and play, we get a sheet at the end of every day with details of how much she has eaten/what she has been doing, and all the staff are always happy to talk to you - even if you want to call during the day they are brilliant. It is always clean and extremely safe and has a lovely big garden for the kids to run around! If you are considering this nursery - do it! I would definitely recommend it without any doubts :)

How likely would you be to recommend Leys Children's Centre Nursery? Extremely Likely

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: Excellent

My daughter has grown up and increased in her speech and development tremendously since being at Leys. The baby room is great, my daughter's key worker is loving and caring.

The staff are meticulous in monitoring the children and I can truly say that after viewing all Dagenham nurseries, this one was truly the best that stood out.

How likely would you be to recommend Leys Children's Centre Nursery? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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