The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

1/3 Altham Gardens, South Oxhey, Watford WD19 6HJ

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The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey
The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey
The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey is a fun, stimulating, safe and secure environment for your child and staff pride themselves on a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

There are 3 rooms within the nursery split into the following age groups: one room for 3 months – 20 months, one room for 20 months - 3 year olds and one room for the 3-5 year olds. The nursery has its own garden area which has a separate area for the 3-20 month olds, allowing the younger children to access the outdoor areas whenever they want to. The garden has a protective canopy so that the children can access the outdoors whatever the weather.

Group: The Co-operative Childcare

Person in charge: Rebecca Turner (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 18

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

Total Places for Children: 60

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Languages Spoken (other than English): French, Italian, Portuguese

Vacancies

Current Vacancies Posted by The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

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Awards / Recognitions

November 2013

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9.8 (9.793)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (9.8 for The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of child places at the nursery. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the daynurseries.co.uk user recommendations please click here.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The staff are fantastic and very caring,loving to our daughter. They make the place what it is. We love how convenient the nursery is so close to the train station. It is also very good value when compared to central London prices. We will send all our children here, we love it.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Tony B (Mother of Child) on Friday 22 August 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Regardless of what our children learn in daycare, every parents wants their child to be happy. My son has very strong bonds with particular staff members which is a great comfort for me as a parent. Emotional bonds are important because they help children thrive and become resilient. Staff at Co-op South Oxhey are very aware of the importance of pse development.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Nicola O (Mother of Child) on Friday 18 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My son is learning a lot here in this nursery. He starts speaking different sentences(long sentences) before he just said words. I am very happy with that.

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 Mandeep Bhullae (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Child is really settled. Loves staff and children alike. Really happy mum!

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 Cerian D (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Really recommend this school. Staff are friendly and my daughter really enjoys going. She has developed really good skills in all aspects of life and loves her teachers.

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 Roni Hickey (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

fantastic nursery. Great caring staff, my son is content with his environment and progressing well. I would recommend this nursery to everyone.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Nesrh C (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter has been attending this nursery for almost 3 years. The staff are very caring and understanding. My daughter loves everyone at the nursery. Also the environment is very suitable for learning and this has greatly helped with my daughter's language ans communication. Meals are also very good. We love it so much that I have enrolled my new son there too.

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 Tawckalitn Kehinde (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Fantastic care given to children. Procedures are followed and staff are professional. My child has settled in really well and enjoys coming. Healthy snacks are given and the children's needs appear to be a priority.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Phoebe Boswell (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter has come on so much since she started. All thanks to the hard work and dedication of all members of staff. They have great facilities, great high level of care, good quality meals. My daughter always leaves in a good mood and smiling. Staff always there to meet and greet me, and always know what exactly my daughter has played with and eaten. The nursery is always very clean.

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 Lauren Baker (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter is very happy here and has settled in well.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Harris G (Father of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter loves every single day at nursery and even gets upset if I pick her up early. She has made wonderful friends and has a great bond with the staff. I feel so happy knowing she is happy and content at 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

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Lynsey M (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would recommend this nursery to other parents, it's very clean and the staff are all friendly. My child has learnt so much going there.

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 Jade Colley (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Charlie has so much fun with the other children, so to me that is a sign of a happy atmosphere made by the carers of the nursery.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Paul Parker (Father of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

All of our children have loved coming to the nursery (from 2005 to present) and have formed trusting relationships with their carers. Many of the staff have been at the nursery for a long time and we have never had any concerns with the level of care given, both of these things, I think, speak for themselves. Its a great environment for pre-school childcare.

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Amy Tighe (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My child seems happy at this nursery. My daughter loves her key person Erica. I am happy with my daughters progress at the nursery and how they are helping her develop.

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 Michelle D (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Co-op is one of the best places where you can leave your child without worrying. All of them are friendly, trained so you can trust your child is going to be in safe hands. The normal day consists of various group activities, games, run, healthy food which helps a child to develop in the best way.

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 Sarna Buch (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I recommend this nursery. Flexible timings, helpful staff and development of child is taken care of nicely here.

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 Harsh B (Father of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My son has been in the care of Co-op since he was 19 months old (now 3 years). He is more confident and has more self a-steam. He interacts with other better, which was an issue before due to his shyness. He has his favourite carers and talks about them at home. He is very nurturing and cuddly, which he likes about one particular carer within this nursery. The outside area is my sons favourite, where he uses variety of toys and he talks about the nursery's outside area quite often. Overall, I'd recommend this nursery.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Silvia Roach (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

For a none speaking English boy of 3 years that attends this nursery for the first time we, as parents, are very happy about the progress and everything has achieved. One big 'like' from us and we would recommend this nursery to all our friends that are living in this area.

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

Submitted by Constantin A (Father of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My son has started to become more confident in his nursery room thanks to the staff. They made him feel welcome in the nursery and he has started to really enjoy the activities they do. He also eats more at nursery than he does at home and we are pleased its all freshly prepared meals. Everyone does a great job at the nursery. We definitely recommend it.

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

Submitted by Emma O'Riordan (Mother of Child) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The assistants are all so friendly and so helpful.

Overall Standard: Good

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: Good

Submitted by Ellen Wells (Nanny) on Thursday 3 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter has a brilliant time at this nursery and I am very happy leaving her there knowing she will be safe and looked after by lovely staff.

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

Submitted by Lauren Luke (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 2 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would highly recommend this nursery. My daughter loves her time there. Plenty of activities and plenty of outdoor play. The staff are fantastic with the children always happy and very helpful and attentive to the children. Excellent nursery and above excellent staff (more like 2nd Mummy's)

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 Louisa K (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 2 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would recommend this nursery, my daughter has been coming her for three months. She really likes it now and is learning new things. The staff are very co-operative, caring and interested in teaching the children. The facilities provided are good.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Ami S (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 1 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Great care is given to the children. Always pleased to go.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Neil C (Father of Child) on Tuesday 1 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Very good all round my son loves going to 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

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Jenna H (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 1 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

A fun caring nursery. The staff are lovely and very attentive. My son is very happy and his teacher makes him feel like part of the family. I would recommend this nursery to anyone looking for 5* care.

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

Submitted by Jacey S (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 1 July 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would recommend this nursery highly. All 3 of my children have attended this nursery and I'm very happy!

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 Amy Campbell (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 25 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I have been exceptionally pleased with the care and educational experience my daughter has received at the South Oxhey nursery. She joined the nursery when she was 9 months old and left when she was 4. The staff are excellent and both my daughter and I were sad to leave. I wish to thank them for all their care. Anita

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Anita Eckersley (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The nursery is a very professional and stimulating environment. The staff are friendly and great with the children.

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 Karen Ellingham (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The staff are really friendly. My son loves coming in the mornings and is full up with experiences and joy when I pick him up. They so lots of different activities, which are helping the childrens development. (painting, drawing, play o/s, glueing)

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

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 Adrienn Biacsi (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Reuben has been at the nursery for 2 months now and every morning I leave him there I feel confident that he will be well looked after and stimulated throughout the day. He responds to his nursery practitioners with big smiles. My mind is at ease that he is being cared for in a nurturing and safe environment. Communication between staff, management and parents are excellent with someone always available in the office and a clear handover at the end of the day. I would recommend this nursery without any hesitation.

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: Good

Submitted by Thelma D (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The team are so caring and know each child as individuals. Our son loves his days at nursery and it is great comfort going to work in the knowledge that he is happy, safe and well looked after. The nursery provides everything from sun cream to wipes, formula to meals which makes our lives so easy. Hours are perfect for a working family and flexibility with extra sessions/days has been hugely helpful.

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Thomas Vercoe (Father of Child) on Tuesday 24 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

A very nice nursery, nice staff and very good food. Being previously with another nursery I can say this nursery is very good value for money, with nappy, wipes, nappy cream and sun cream included. With 2 kids I saved a lot of money on nappies.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Claudia O (Mother of Child) on Monday 23 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Our son is now in his second year at nursery and is developing really fast. The staff are very attentive to our son's particular needs.

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Food/Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Submitted by Georgina G (Mother of Child) on Monday 23 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter is very happy at the nursery and has settled in well with the help of all the staff in the Butterfly Room. My little princess is well looked after, at the end of each session the staff give whoever collects her a detailed hand over about her day and what she has been up to. The staff are very attentive, kind and caring. The nursery provides all her nappies, wipes, sudo cream, sun cream and a variety of nutritional meals. I highly recommend this 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

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Sarah Wallace (Mother of Child) on Monday 16 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I am proud to say my child attends this nursery. The level of care shown by the staff is excellent and Aaron is always happy to see them. Food is varied and fresh, and there are many different types of play with which my son is learning all about the world around him. He is really thriving here, I could not ask for more.

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 Miriam Clancy (Mother of Child) on Monday 16 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Both my children have attended this nursery and I would have no hesitation in recommending it. The staff are friendly and caring, and both of my children settled in very quickly. It takes a huge amount of pressure off a working parent to know that their children are happy and well looked after, I can't thank the nursery enough for this.

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 Caroline Lyons (Mother of Child) on Monday 16 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Very smiley and friendly staff. All very welcoming, can always talk to them if needed. It was very reassuring to watch my daughter gel/bond with the key worker of her choice. I find the management very friendly and approachable. Enjoys the dinners, very interested in the snails and looks forward to seeing them and feeding them when she is in nursery.

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Kyme G (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 10 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

We are extremely happy with the work that the team in the nursery do and how they have helped my daughter progress and learn. All the staff have provided Evie with excellent care and support and we are extremely grateful. Evie absolutely loves it here. Thank you.

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

Submitted by Lynsey Burvill (Mother of Child) on Monday 9 June 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter has been attending this nursery since she was 10 months old. I couldn't be happier with the care she receives there. Her development has improved tremendously. The staff are very caring, friendly and trustworthy. Knowing my daughter is happy at this nursery makes it easier for me to leave her in the care of the fantastic staff there. The facilities are fantastic!

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 Louise taylor (Mother of Child) on Saturday 22 February 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

We have used this nursery for 4 years. Both our children have been and are extremely content and secure at this nursery. They have, and are developing more social skills and independence through the variety of interactions and activities that they take part in.

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 Katherine Barnes (Mother of Child) on Saturday 8 February 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would like to recommend this nursery as my daughter has been attending since September 2013. The care of the staff is outstanding, my, my little girl absolutely loves her tome here. I would highly recommend this nursery. I only wish I had decided to send her sooner!

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 Louisa Kotziotis (Mother of Child) on Friday 7 February 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Both my children attend this nursery and I have to say they are very good. Any problems or questions I may have they answer/sort out straight away. My boys are very settled at the nursery and this is down to the staff making them feel this way. I would recommend this nursery to anyone looking for a safe and trustworthy place to looking after your children.

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 Kylie Boucher (Mother of Child) on Thursday 6 February 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I am sure like all parents, I was anxious when my son was to start nursery, thankfully this did not last long as from the first settling in session in the baby room, I felt confident that my son would be well looked after and happy and a year on and now in the next age group room, he is thriving. The daily reports mean so much and so does his personal folder that they put together for you. The staff are always smiling and attentive. The Management are helpful and thorough. My son adores his Key Person, Erica and also Lucie too (his baby room key person) as well as all staff. They know my son so well and meet his personal needs and exceed my expectations, may it be from activities, care, learning, meal times (nutrition is excellent), cuddles to putting on the music player! Thank you all :-)

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 Davinia Green (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 29 January 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I couldn't recommend this nursery enough, the staff and facilities are both fantastic. My son is extremely happy at the nursery and often tells me how much loves nursery and his key worker in particular.

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 Jodie Curtis (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 29 January 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I am delighted with the love, care and attention that my 16 month old son receives at this nursery. For the past 8 months since we joined, the nursery staff have been warm and friendly and really seem to know each child's individual needs. I feel happy and confident going to work when I know he's in such good hands, and when I pop in to collect him, he's always happy, busy and well looked after.

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

Submitted by Laura (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 29 January 2014.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I absolutely adore the nursery my daughter's key person is amazing and makes my daughter's time there so pleasant and she even calls for her at home. It's so good to know that it's not only a safe and caring environment but one my daughter wants to go to as her smile beams when we walk through the door. They have an extremely good variety of different and exciting toys and activities for them to play with. Every time I bring my daughter in I feel so happy in the knowledge that she is happy there.

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 kristy waterworth (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 1 October 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My little boy has been at the nursery since he was 6 months and from day 1 has received the best care I could ask for. The staff are amazing and very friendly and always keep me updated with everything and explain things to me if I have questions. He has the nicest key person looking after him, as well as all the other girls in his room. They have and continue to support me with things such as potty training and other things. Becci and Emma and very helpfully and also try to accomodate me on extra sessions and anything else. The nursery is clean and tidy. Knowing my little boy is happy at the nursery makes me being a working mum so much easier.

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 Danielle Moss (Mother of Child) on Thursday 22 August 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would recommend this nursery to any of my friends, they are very professional and caring, both my children enjoy it there and have lots of fun. They eat well and do lots of different activities, inside and outside.

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 Kerry O'Brien (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 6 August 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Great nursery, great staff! My little one has developed so much since he started in the nursery! Before he joined he was such a fussy eater: would not drink milk and refused solid food. The facilities are new since they just had a rebuild. His teacher Erica is very very sweet and I'm happy in general with all the members of staff. We have a communication book where they write what he does every day so I do not miss anything.Really happy.

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Desiree Sanchez (Mother of Child) on Friday 26 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would recommend this nursery without any hesitation. The staff are very friendly and efficient. My daughter is extremely happy there. It's very clean and the food and learning programme is great. The staff really take a great interest in the children.

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: Excellent

Submitted by Pauline Hurley (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 24 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

The staff are always polite, friendly and professional. A lovely place for young children to play and learn. From the first visit I was happy and very comfortable with my decision to send my child to this nursery.

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Natalie Wells (Mother of Child) on Wednesday 24 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My daughter has attended this nursery from the baby room all the way through to pre school, today sadly was her last day as shes now moving on to school, we have nothing but happy memories there, Alyssa loved every minute and I was able to go to work knowing she was happy and receiving high quality childcare. I have nothing but praise for the lovely staff and welcoming feel you receive when entering the nursery.

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 Lisa Essex (Mother of Child) on Friday 19 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

I would highly recommend this nursery, my 2 year old settled very quickly and loves going to play with her new friends. This is greatly down to the fun, enthusiastic, and caring staff at the nursery:-) having seen other nurseries, I was very impressed with the friendly and welcoming atmosphere throughout the whole nursery, which was very settling for my daughter and for me as a dad!

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

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 Darren Poole (Parent) on Friday 19 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Going back to work is stressful enough let alone worrying about how your child is at nursery, I was so lucky my son settled in so well and I never had to leave him worried he was unhappy. The staff are so friendly and so good at handing over telling you what your little one has been up to, slept, eaten etc.... I feel my sons development has come on so well due to the fact he is in such a good nursery. I can't thank them all enough.

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 Kate Gammell (Parent) on Friday 19 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

A wonderful team of staff who are very supportive. Brilliant at communication and always available to talk to if you need to discuss anything. Gave me total peace of mind while my children were there.

Facilities/Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by H Vagdia (Parent) on Friday 19 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

Could not send my daughter to a better nursery. The staff are fantastic. No challenge is too big or too small for the staff, they have been very supportive with my daughters potty training too. You only need to visit to see how happy the children are to know it's the place you would want to send your child. The food provided is a good healthy variety and my daughter never goes hungry! And since the refurbishment earlier in the year the garden is enjoyable in all weathers.

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 Caroline (Parent) on Thursday 18 July 2013.

Review of The Co-operative Childcare Watford South Oxhey

My two daughters were both cared for by from babies until preschool and I can't rate the nursery enough, particularly since my third child now goes to a different nursery as we moved house and I can really tell the differences - if it wasn't too far to travel he would be there too. The genuine care for the children by all the staff and particularly the low churn of staff made for an environment whereby my daughters still to this day say how much they loved it and quote things like "staffname is the best". It's tough for any mum to balance work and caring for children but knowing they are in a place where they are not only safe, learning and I get feedback on what they doing it's more important to me knowing they enjoy it and want to go each day. Cannot rate co-operative childcare enough and would recommend to anyone looking for daycare for their children. Thank you

Facilities/Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources/Equipment/ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food/Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Lisa Welling (Mother of Child) on Tuesday 21 May 2013.

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