Christchurch Montessori Nursery

247 Fairmile Road, Christchurch BH23 2LH

Owner: Gill Thomas and Nicola Dowling

Person in charge: Gill Thomas (Owner/Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Dorset County Council

Number of Staff: 10

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

Total Places for Children: 30

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays, 1 week end of August, 1 week Easter & 2 weeks at Christmas

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Reviews

6.6 Christchurch Montessori Nursery has a Review Score of 6.6 (6.584)

The Review Score of 6.6 (maximum of 10) for Christchurch Montessori Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Christchurch Montessori Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.6 out of 5 from 1 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 5 for Christchurch Montessori Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (12 Excellents x 5) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 5

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. 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 maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Day Nursery with 50 registered maximum number of service users 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.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 1.584 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Christchurch Montessori Nursery is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3 then divided by 2 = 1.500

    2. Target of 6 positive Reviews (30 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 6 Target = 0.167 , then divided by 2 = 0.084

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

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Christchurch Montessori Nursery?

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

Reviewer Connection to Christchurch Montessori Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    1

We enrolled our son when he turned 2 years old and well what can I say, the amount of daily feedback we received was quite overwhelming and the amount of communication regarding his development was far more than we ever expected. It very quickly become evident that after I dropped him off on his nursery days he was doing exactly what the staff had promised us. The staff themselves really are lovely and genuinely seem very invested in the children and enjoy their work.
Therefore I have realized when your 3 year old starts excitingly telling you about volcano's, lava, weather seasons, Chinese New Years (they had fried rice that day), gives you his cards/ paintings, singing ABC 's, nursery songs and talks about their little trips to the park or to the shops to buy milk. We know that for our child we have most certainly made the right decision of which nursery to choose :)

How likely would you be to recommend Christchurch Montessori Nursery? 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

Nicola, Co owner at Christchurch Montessori Nursery responded to this review on 01 Mar 2016:

We are happy that your sons and your experience has been a good one
Best Wishes Christchurch Montessori Nursery

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