Nuffy Bear Day Nursery

Nuffield Fitness & Wellbeing Ctr, Highfield Park Drive, St Albans AL4 0AH

Nuffy Bear Day Nursery, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Nuffy Bear Day Nursery, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Nuffy Bear Day Nursery, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Nuffy Bear Day Nursery, located in St Albans, has a skilled team of professionals with a considerate attitude working with parents to ensure children’s learning needs are met.

Childen are supported in a friendly, caring and secure environment.
As a result, they are able to develop pre-school skills via educational resources, exciting activities and well-informed staff.

At Nuffy Bear in St Albans, staff provide mini-football classes and French classes to all the children.

The nursery has two outdoor spaces and two indoor spaces for physical play.

Children have lots of fun in the forest garden, taking part in soft play and using squash courts.

Group: Nuffy Bear Day Nurseries

Person in charge: Rebecca Moore (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 7

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

Total Places for Children: 40

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Christmas Day

Languages Spoken (other than English): Filipino

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Reviews

7.8 Nuffy Bear Day Nursery has a Review Score of 7.8 (7.833)

The Review Score of 7.8 (maximum of 10) for Nuffy Bear Day Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.3 out of 5 from 4 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Nuffy Bear Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4 out of 5 from 2 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 4.333 for Nuffy Bear Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (28 Excellents x 5) + (10 Goods x 4) + (8 Satisfactorys x 3) + (2 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 48 Ratings = 4.333

  • 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 3.5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Nuffy Bear Day Nursery is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 8 positive Reviews (40 registered child places ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 8 Target = 0.250

  • 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
    3
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    1
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Nuffy Bear Day Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    3
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    1
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Nuffy Bear Day Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    4

My son has been going to Nuffy Bear Day Nursery for a year and we have been absolutely delighted with the care he receives. They have taught him so much and do fun, stimulating activities with him every day. All staff members are friendly and approachable and always make time to chat about his progress. The outside space is great as it contains a soft play structure and in his time there, he has been taken to the park and to a local aquarium centre. I had originally chosen another local nursery but am so glad I changed my mind.

How likely would you be to recommend Nuffy Bear Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

My daughter has been looked after extremely well and has enjoyed doing lots of new activities. Her confidence and grown lots as a result of the support and care from the nursery staff. I feel relaxed and happy knowing she is in good hands!

How likely would you be to recommend Nuffy Bear Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

In our time at Nuffy Bear they twice misused their debit permissions overdrawing from my account money they were not owed. It took a month on the first occasion to get my money returned. They have a few outstanding staff members and a few mediocre ones. Management seemed constantly stressed and/or absent when needed. Processes and communication lines were flawed. I felt children were safe but at the preschool level under stimulated and not properly prepared for school. This may have been partly due to staffing problems in our time there. Outside space seemed good as it had a great covered soft play area but on several occasions it wasn't used as they were understaffed or similar. There are much better places especially for older children.

How likely would you be to recommend Nuffy Bear Day Nursery? Unlikely

Average Rating: 

 3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Poor

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Satisfactory

Activities: Satisfactory

Staff: Satisfactory

Food / Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Poor

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My daughter absolutely loves her time here. The staff are very friendly and professional and I find the daily feedback sheets most informative. It is obvious that the staff care a lot about the children and do their best to make the time that they spend at the nursery both stimulating and fun.

How likely would you be to recommend Nuffy Bear Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

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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