St Mary's Day Nursery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
St Mary's Day Nursery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
St Mary's Day Nursery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

St Mary’s Nursery has a skilled childcare team that take pride in the service they offer to Abingdon parents, going to every effort to make sure that each child’s health and well-being is protected while achieving excellent early years learning through a range of play activities and related resources. All staff are highly-trained and experienced in the challenges of an early years education.

Group: Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Person in charge: Sylvie Ellier-Bogue (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Oxfordshire 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: 67

Age Range: from 0 years 3 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: 7.9 (7.946)

The user Review Score of 7.9 for St Mary's Day Nursery is based on 3 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 7.946 is made up of 4.556 Points relating to the ratings and 3.39 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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St Mary's has been wonderful for both of my children. My 20 month old son has been there since 10 months & my daughter who has now left was there from 10 months to 4 yrs and really enjoyed her time there. St Mary's have helped to develop her into a confident & happy child. The facilities are lovely and of a higher standard than other nurseries in Abingdon. Food is cooked on site and is very varied & fresh. Staff are really good and you have a mixed balance of different ages, low staff turnover and more importantly they are very approachable and I feel totally confident in their ability to help nurture my children. Throughout the year they organise charity events including an art exhibition of which the children enter their artwork into. Christmas parties that parents invited to plus many more. Management is also very approachable and do take on board parents feedback too. Cost wise it is a little bit more dear than other nurseries nearby however for me the children to have all meals (home cooked) catered for during their day makes this very worthwhile. I'm really happy with St Mary's and it will be a sad day when my son is of an age to leave to go to school!

How likely would you be to recommend St Mary's Day Nursery? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Marketa Cardon, Bright Horizons at St Mary's Day Nursery responded to this review on 03 Dec 2015:

Emma - Thank you for your kind feedback! It’s wonderful to hear!

Very friendly and welcoming nursery. Approachable, caring and flexible staff. Great range of activities for children to join in every day. Bright environment, indoors and outdoors. Opportunities to socialise across age groups and modern approach to teaching bi-lingual children are particular strengths.

How likely would you be to recommend St Mary's Day Nursery? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

A great nursery with friendly, caring staff. My son has been very happy during his time at St Mary's and that makes us happy parents :). Would highly recommend this nursery to anyone looking for childcare in the Abingdon area.

How likely would you be to recommend St Mary's Day Nursery? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

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