Chatterbox House Day Nursery (Bexley)

68 Crofton Avenue, Bexley DA5 3AT

Owner: Kathy Jones

Person in charge: Sally Relf (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Bexley Council

Number of Staff: 20

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care

Total Places for Children: 43

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week Christmas

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.3 (8.258)

The user Review Score of 8.3 for Chatterbox House Day Nursery (Bexley) is based on 3 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.258 is made up of 4.818 Points relating to the ratings and 3.44 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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I have found the nursery to be very welcoming. Staff are of varied ages, which I feel is a benefit, as many have experience of raising children and currently have children or grandchildren. All foods are cooked fresh on the premises daily, offering a variety of fruit and veg. My daughter is very understanding of the need to share, play and tidy which is different to being at home with no one to share or always play with. This nursery comes highly recommended.

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: Good

My son has additional needs so I was very apprehensive when choosing a nursery. He took a while to settle but he is now so happy. The staff are caring, understanding, and fantastic with my son. He loves the environment and I like the fact that you can go in anytime, no appointment needed, which I found with other settings, gives you peace of mind that you see how everything operates on a normal day.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My children have attended this nursery full time from the ages of 3 & 6 months and I can only praise the staff for their loving, caring approach to all of our children. The staff turnover is very low so a family feeling has been maintained over the years. The carers are a variety of ages, cultures and genders and there shared experiences allow our daughters to safely explore and learn about family lives which are different to our own.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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