Sunshine Day Nursery, Croydon, London
Sunshine Day Nursery, Croydon, London
Sunshine Day Nursery, Croydon, London

Sunshine Day Nursery's professional team are dedicated to a service that prioritises children's happiness and safety, as they look to lay the foundations in the first five years of a child's life. While being an ideal environment for early years learning, the service takes pride in freshly cooked meals every day, supporting physical development with a health and balanced diet. The nursery benefits from secure indoor and outdoor areas where children can learn and develop through play.

Owner: Sunshine Day Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Linda O'Neill (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Croydon Council

Number of Staff: 13

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

Total Places for Children: 36

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays


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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8 (7.996)

The user Review Score of 8 for Sunshine Day Nursery is based on 3 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 7.996 is made up of 4.529 Points relating to the ratings and 3.467 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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  • As of 1st July 2015 changed from Recommendations to Reviews (positive and negative comments) and added the Ratings Poor and Very Poor. These are marked up as Reviews. Between 1st July and 31st December 2015, we are still processing a number of Recommendations from Recommendation cards sent out before 1st July (These are marked up as Recommendations).

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My son has attended for 2 years and I have always been impressed with the care and attention given to him and all the other children. All staff are ready to listen and my observation is the children are always happy. My son settled in really well and has never complained about his experience at the Nursery. I am sorry to see him leave to reception and hope he is as happy at Sunshine Day Nursery when he moves on to big school!

How likely would you be to recommend Sunshine Day Nursery? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Sunshine has been a very good nursery for my son. He has been there for 3 years and not once have I thought of taking him out - even when I moved out of the area!

I believe they have treated my son as an individual and genuinely enjoyed and nurtured his personality and interests.

I would give a "Good" rating for value if they had supplied nappies.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

We are blessed to find this nursery for our daughter who started here on Nov 20111 and now leaving on 29 August 2014. In few words, we can say this is an excellent and secure setting, staff is very well trained, loving, caring and responsible. They build lovely personalities, very cosy and friendly environment, focus on key aspects and education. Overall 5/5 as a parent.

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

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