Noah's Ark Nursery School

The Bristol Huts, Birchington Primary School, Birchington CT7 0AS

Owner: Birchington Primary School

Person in charge: Emma Harrison (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Kent County Council

Number of Staff: 12

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

Total Places for Children: 60

Age Range: from 1 years 6 months to 11 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0830-1730

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Fees Guide: £30.50 full day nursery, £4-£8 after school club, £20 full day holiday club


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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.1 (8.085)

The user Review Score of 8.1 for Noah's Ark Nursery School is based on 2 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.085 is made up of 4.818 Points relating to the ratings and 3.267 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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Noah's Ark nursery is by far the best nursery I have come across since moving to Thanet - we have tried several. I have absolutely no doubt in recommending this nursery to any new parent. The staff are in the main parents themselves, have a caring attitude and a very structured system which works well. The staff turnover is minimal which is always a good sign of a well managed team. Both my son's have attended - one of which was very anxious about being left, the staff made this transition as simple as possible and worked with me to ensure he settled in well. Don't be fooled by fancy buildings with hanging baskets, this is a no frills nursery that delivers first class childcare with no smoke and mirrors.

How likely would you be to recommend Noah's Ark Nursery School? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I have used this nursery for all three of my sons. Fantastic staff very supportive. Very aware of special needs and what to do.

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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