Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre

Wooldale Centre for Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northampton NN4 6TP

Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre, in Northampton, is well-equipped for early years learning within a safe and hygienic interior and secure outdoor play areas, thanks to the skills of professionals who are dedicated to pre-school care and education. A highly-trained team pursue key EYFS goals and respect both children and parents.

Group: Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Person in charge: Cheryl Gill (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Northamptonshire County Council

Number of Staff: 18

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

Total Places for Children: 57

Age Range: from 0 years 2 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

9.2 Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre has a Review Score of 9.2 (9.202)

The Review Score of 9.2 (maximum of 10) for Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 5 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4 out of 5 from 5 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Day Nursery / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Day Nursery receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.763 for Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre is calculated as follows: ( (45 Excellents x 5) + (14 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 59 Ratings = 4.763

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Day Nursery to friends and family?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered child places. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Day Nursery with 50 registered child places has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    The 4.439 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre is based on 5 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 11.4 positive Reviews (57 registered beds ÷ 5). 5 Reviews ÷ 11.4 Target = 0.439

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    4
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    5
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre

  • Mother of Child
    5

My first child started at Wooldale when he was 10 months old back in January 2008. I was warmly welcomed by the staff & felt very comfortable leaving my child in their care. He remained at Wooldale until he started school in 2011 & the experience he had at nursery clearly showed when he started in reception year & was a confident little boy who was so ready to learn more. My second child started at the nursery when she was 9 months old in 2012 and has been cared for by the same members of staff my son had, which speaks volumes to me. I love the fact that the nursery has their own kitchen and their very capable chef/cook prepares fresh meals daily for all the children. My daughter starts school this year and I am not looking forward to the final goodbye to Wooldale. I couldn't have wished for a better nursery for my children, they have both loved their time there.

How likely would you be to recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Don't Know

Both my daughters are cared for at Wooldale Nursery. The Nursery team seem to be part of our family and have always accommodated our requests and worked in partnership with us to make sure our daughters are happy. We have discussed their development and any challenges openly with their key workers and always agreed on a way forward that works for them at nursery and at home.
Their food is cooked fresh on site each day and the menu is so varied - they often eat better at nursery than at home!!
They cook each week, have a gardening club, and have been on some lovely little outings. I am delighted that they have open access to their garden and spend a good percentage of their day outside in the fresh air.
The curriculum and facilities at the nursery are brilliant. However, as a mum, my first concern is that my daughters are happy and safe while I am at work. At Wooldale they are both.

How likely would you be to recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My little girl has been coming here since she was 8 months old and I have been very impressed wit the care she has received.

How likely would you be to recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter has attended Wooldale for the past 2 years and she is so happy there. All the staff are so caring and seem to have a lot of time and interest in all the children, as well as their families. My daughter started at 9 months and from day one I was made to feel comfortable when leaving my child at nursery. She has flourished whilst in their care and comes home telling me all about what she has learnt everyday. I could not imagine leaving her anywhere else, or with anyone else.

How likely would you be to recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I love this nursery. My little boy has been attending Wooldale since he was 8 months old (he's now 3) and the nursery have looked after him so well. The nursery environment is home from home and their outstanding Ofsted result was an amazing achievement. The food provided by the nursery is nutritious and my son always enjoys what he is given. The staff are warm, friendly and professional.

How likely would you be to recommend Wooldale Early Care and Education Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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