Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School

Rear of 86 Crofton Lane, Petts Wood, Orpington BR5 1HD

Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School, Orpington, London
Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School, Orpington, London
Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School, Orpington, London

Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School is an inspiring and homely place for children to learn, investigate and discover.

With four beautifully coloured rooms divided into specific age groups, children are encouraged to freely make use of the facilities, toys and interactive whiteboards to draw and learn.

The nursery has a wonderful learning environment in which children ‘learn through play’ and are given freedom to make individual choices on activities set up daily

The nursery has recently benefited from a brand new all-weather proof garden, including climbing ropes and planting area, as well as bikes and scooters. The children especially enjoy going to the roof garden twice-daily regardless of the weather and the high walls ensure the safety of children.

The on-site catering team provide freshly cooked, nutritious food for breakfast, snacks, lunch and tea, meeting any dietary requirements the children may have.

Group: Asquith Day Nurseries & Pre-Schools Ltd

Person in charge: Hayley Gomm (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Bromley Council

Number of Staff: 37

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

Total Places for Children: 68

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Languages Spoken (other than English): French, Panjabi, Punjabi, Polish, Russian, Tamil, Urdu

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Reviews

9.6 Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School has a Review Score of 9.6 (9.571)

The Review Score of 9.6 (maximum of 10) for Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 14 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.9 out of 5 from 12 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 4.689 for Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School is calculated as follows: ( (123 Excellents x 5) + (36 Goods x 4) + (8 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 167 Ratings = 4.689

  • 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 4.882 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School is based on 12 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 13.6 positive Reviews (68 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 12 Reviews ÷ 13.6 Target = 0.882

  • 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
    11
  • Good
    3
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    14
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School

  • Mother of Child
    11
  • Father of Child
    3

Both of our girls attend this nursery and we couldn’t be happier. The staff are fantastic, from those in the girls’ rooms to those in the office, kitchen and other rooms. Everyone is incredibly welcoming and take the time to properly engage with us, we both want to do pick up to speak with the staff and see how happy our girls are with them and not wanting to come home!

Both our girls have allergies and we felt completely comfortable from the moment we were shown around and this feeling has continued. The staff also make the effort to make adjustments to activities where food is involved so that our girls can take part and feel included which is great.

As a same-sex family, we have really appreciated how we have been treated like any other family except with the added bonus of extra cards on Mothers/Fathers Day!

Overall, we couldn’t speak more highly, the staff really make the place with their genuinely warm and caring natures and we wouldn’t hesitate in recommending it!

Thank you!

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Satisfactory

My son loves being at the nursery and it is really helping him to develop all his skills. I am also happy with the staff who keep me informed and updated.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Every morning my little lady wakes and asks if its a nursery day. She is more than eager to go to nursery see her friends and will often talk about not only other children but members of staff. Her knowledge of numbers, colours and shapes have come on leaps and bounds.

She enjoys the garden developing a sense of risk-taking but with support from the carers. We have recently been invited to Crofton's children Christmas party which is on a Saturday which is great as this means both myself and my partner can attend without having to take time off work.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

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: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My daughter joined the nursery in the baby room at twelve months. She went through to preschool and during this time her development here has been outstanding. The key worker always met us with a smile and gave very useful information regarding her days' activities. She developed a bond with a particular member of staff and my daughter could not wait to see her every day, this combined with everyone always meeting her with a smile and cuddle, made me more than happy to go on to work knowing she was happy and being well cared for. The nursery has a great and varied menu and so my daughter tried many different foods here and as such has an excellent attitude to food. The nursery has helped to develop a confident happy little girl and for that, I will always be thankful.
I would also like to say how much we enjoyed graduation! My daughter loved it so much and still talks about it now.
We shall miss you all.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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 son started in the baby room aged 7 months and I was met with friendly and professional staff from the outset. My first dealings were with a particular member of staff who became his key worker and she has been a wonderful person to get to know. She has always been extremely warm and loving towards my son and greeted me and my husband with useful information, key updates and a genuine enthusiasm for what my son has been doing.

All the staff in the baby room have been superb and have gone the extra mile to integrate our boy into the nursery.

I'd definitely recommend the nursery for young babies. It is great for their social confidence and development as well as flexibility for parents.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Staff are friendly, my child is happy and their development is fantastic. I love Crofton Day Nursery and Pre-School and will happily recommend to friends. It is obvious that the staff really care about the kids. We'll walk in the corridor and teachers from other classes will great my child by name. My little one belongs and is happy to be dropped off each morning.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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 son started at Crofton at 2 yrs old and to say this nursery made a difference to our lives is an understatement.
From his early years when we were concerned about his settling in, they were reassuring and patient with us. Over the two years, he was diagnosed with autism and the nursery were a massive support to us. They adapted to our child's needs and nothing seemed too much trouble. They celebrated his successes with us and helped him every step of the way, all the while becoming what I would consider friends to me.
Other parents with special needs children used to tell me of the difficulties they had had with some care providers but Crofton managed to support our son's special needs whilst making him "just one of the gang".
It made a huge difference to us and we are really grateful

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

We have been highly impressed with Asquith Crofton Day Nursery and Pre-School. As a same sex family, we were pleasantly surprised with how sensitively the staff at the nursery have worked with us to ensure that our son has settled in well and that his every need has been met.
In particular, we were very touched by how the staff handled occasions like mothers day and fathers day. They were even proactive to procure books on different families to sensitise the other children.
Our son has thrived here and we believe that a big credit goes to all the staff, teaching and non-teaching who have shown so much care and interest in his well being.
We have no hesitation in recommending this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

Very happy with Crofton over the last 3 years. My son's development has blossomed during his time here within the different rooms. Currently, our son is in pre school and enjoys coming in every day and loves time spent with the teachers and learning new skills.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Satisfactory

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter attends Crofton Day Nursery and has gone through every room during her time there. The carers in every room have looked after her so well and she loves going to nursery every day. My eldest daughter also attended the pre-school room previously and also loved her time at Crofton. It's a great nursery and the carers really get involved with the children and provide good feedback to the parents.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My child has been attending the nursery since 11 months old. I am very happy with the friendly staff and safe environment for my child's development. She has bonded well with the staff and met lots of new friends, I have no hesitation in recommending the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter has fitted in with this nursery really well and it has made a noticeable improvement to her levels of confidence and socialisation. She enjoys her time here and comes home singing new songs and talking about new games that she has played. I have complete confidence in the nursery as her father, as they have always been really good in looking after her welfare and making sure that she is healthy and happy. This is a really lovely nursery and my daughter seems to be very happy here.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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 son has been attending Crofton Asquith for just over a year. I have watched him grow into a happy, confident little man. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable and are there to offer help and advice at every opportunity. The management team are friendly and approachable and will always find time to say hello and they have a strong presence in the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Our daughter has attended the nursery for almost two years since she was six months old. My daughter really enjoys her time at nursery and her attendance there has clearly added to her development and ability to interact with other children. I have always been impressed by the quality of staff who have looked after my daughter all of whom genuinely seem to care about her. I would not hesitate to recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Asquith Crofton Day Nursery & Pre-School? 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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