Aristo-Tots Private Nursery

Soskin Drive, Stantonbury Fields, Milton Keynes MK14 6DP

Aristo-Tots Private Nursery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aristo-Tots Private Nursery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aristo-Tots Private Nursery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Aristo-Tots Nursery School cares for children aged 0-5 years in a beautiful, light and spacious environment. Decorated to an excellent standard, Aristo-Tot offers a variety of play areas, with equipment and activities for every age including computers, creative spaces and its very own dance studio.

The outdoor play area offers an open space for bikes and cars, a large sandpit area, digging and growing area as well as an expanse of soft surfaces for babies and toddlers and a beautiful tree house and slide.

Aristo-Tots staff understand that each chlid is an individual and as such offer exciting activities to encourage play, fun and growth. Offering superb educational equipment both indoors and outdoors, Aristo-Tots is sure to capture the imagination of each child.

The nursery offers additional activities each week such as music & dance, Zumba and 'Strikers' to give the children the opportunity for an enriched and varied week.

Staff are qualified to Level 3 grade in childcare, all first aid trained and hold Enhanced CRB certificates.

Person in charge: Jennifer Stephens (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Milton Keynes Council

Number of Staff: 28

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

Total Places for Children: 99

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.3 Aristo-Tots Private Nursery has a Review Score of 8.3 (8.277)

The Review Score of 8.3 (maximum of 10) for Aristo-Tots Private Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.9 out of 5 from 18 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Aristo-Tots Private Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.4 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 4.926 for Aristo-Tots Private Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (200 Excellents x 5) + (14 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 215 Ratings = 4.926

  • 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 3.351 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Aristo-Tots Private 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 19.8 positive Reviews (99 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 19.8 Target = 0.101

  • 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
    17
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Aristo-Tots Private Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    18
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Aristo-Tots Private Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    11
  • Father of Child
    5
  • Grandmother of Child
    2

I have currently gone back to work and found Aristo-Tots an amazing setting for my 9-month-old the staff are amazing in welcoming us to the setting and I have found that he has settled really well with only being there for a month already. The baby room staff are so welcoming and have accommodated my worries of leaving him as he is my first child. The management team are really helpful and will answer any questions I've had. I love tapestry that they use to send me the observations of my child so I can see on the go what he is doing during the day with pictures

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My oldest daughter who is now 12!! Attended this nursery from baby through to school and she loved it. My youngest daughter started at the age of 3 in April this year and it was absolutely fantastic to see my oldest daughters key workers were still there and now look after my youngest in the same cheerful caring manner. Nothing has changed. In My opinion, it is still the best nursery in Milton Keynes. Yes the fees are slightly higher but I would pay more for the peace of mind I know that my daughter is being well cared for in a fun, learning environment

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

We love looking at Tapestry to see pictures and comments about what our son has done at nursery. The staff at Aristo-Tots are very friendly, welcoming and caring. Our son is happy each morning when we arrive. He enjoys the wide range if activities. There are lots of theme days with special costumes, food etc.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I feel the nursery is a more than safe environment to leave my son in and is even better being the only nursery in the area that offer school hour placements as it allows us to keep our childcare costs down and fit in with my families working hours.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My baby daughter started in the baby room a month a go. She has settled with ease thanks to the fab team & engaging environment. Every effort is made to ensure the nursery is like a second home. A warm welcome greets us each morning and I look forward to picking her up to hear about her exciting day! All in all makes for a happy baby and mummy team! My son progressed from baby room through to preschool & has now started school. He remembers nursery as a very special place that helped prepare him for school.
Can't recommend Aristo-Tots enough!

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

I couldn’t recommend Aristo-Tot’s enough. I have two children attending the nursery and all of the staff have been fabulous helping them settle so quickly into the Pre-School and Baby room – the girls can’t wait to go to nursery each morning and it’s a struggle to get them home in the evening. The staff are all so friendly, approachable, caring, encouraging and a real support to the parents. We have seen a massive increase in our eldest daughter's confidence since she changed to Aristo-Tots and her development in her speech has been amazing. Our youngest has become a real explorer and she is encouraged to try something new every day which we love.
The kitchen staff are amazing and my girls both finish all their food every day if not having seconds, and they have been brilliant dealing with my youngest while we had to eliminate certain foods. Management are always on hand for help, information and advice – and take a very hands on approach. The safeguarding of the children is paramount to the nursery and when required for medical emergencies it has been dealt with so professionally.
We love the new tapestry app, which I check a number of times a day to see photos and a description of what my girls have been up to…it’s great to feel part of their day and I cannot get over how many fun activities the girl’s key workers arrange for them to undertake. A big thank you to all the staff – it has made going to work so much easier as I know how safe and how much fun the girls are having.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My twins have been going to nursery since they were 5 months old and absolutely love it. They settled in very quickly and love the staff. Everyone is lovely and really encouraging the boys have come so fair since starting. The nursery as a whole is friendly and inviting, with loads of activities and events for the kids to enjoy. We have loved Aristo-tots from the moment we walked in on our first visit and can't recommend it enough.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

The staff are very friendly and supportive with my child's development and learning, providing him with rich and varied activities throughout the day. My son enjoys the freshly cooked food he is served up on a daily basis, and I know he is cared for dearly by all the staff within the team.
The extra curricular activities such as the Nursery Fun Day was supervised by all the staff under their own steam and provided great entertainment for me and my son.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private Nursery? 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter started this nursery when she was two. I was very worried about leaving her with someone else when I went back to work. On our first visit I knew this was the place that I wanted her to go. The staff were very welcoming and kind. The setting is very clean and you can clearly see that everything is catered for and around the children. All the food is cooked and prepared on the premises and all in line with the healthy eating guidelines. This is very important to me.
My daughter settled in very quickly. We were worried about how she would cope as she had a delay in speech, we were worried she would not be able to ask for what she wanted.We were given some cards to help her communicate, Everybody at the nursery worked really hard to help her putting in lots of effort to teach her ways of asking with out words we learnt sign and her nursery teachers did too. Now my daughter is in preschool here and is able to speak sentences clearly and talks to her friends. I know that the efforts of all the staff at Aristo Tots has helped my daughter progress in the bubbly confident person she is today. I would recommend this nursery to with out a doubt. All the staff go out of their way to provide a safe happy caring environment for all the children.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

What a fantastic nursery. My son has been attending this nursery for just over 18 months and I must say that the staff are very professional and kind.

The food is better than home cooked and my son looks forward to coming to nursery each week.

I love the way they have integrated new daily diaries on tablets that allow me to view the progress and learning for my son.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

On the occasions when I have had to collect my granddaughter from nursery I have always been very pleased with the cleanliness, the variety of toys and activities available aswell as the food that she has been served. The staff are always welcoming and are able to tell me exactly what she has been up too and what she has eaten. Which is great for me to pass on to her parents.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

I was very pleased with the nursery that after viewing Aristo-Tots when I was in search for a suitable setting for my daughter I did not look any further. I began enrolment straight away. My daughter has been going here for 5 months now and both she and I absolutely love it here. All of the staff are wonderful and make me feel very at ease if I ever have a concern for my daughter.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My child has attended Aristo-Tots for 3 years. He has always enjoyed his time there. The staff and management are very supportive, caring and friendly. They have been a key part in my sons development, emotionally, socially and educationally. The are knowledgeable, helpful and always go the extra mile. My son has made friends, had fun and developed well. Aristo Tots provide a warm, nurturing, stimulating and fun environment. We are going to miss everyone now that my son is leaving to start school. Couldn't recommend this nursery highly enough.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

I am always impressed when I pick my granddaughter up at the amazing displays around the various buildings. The children are clearly allowed to express themselves via arts and crafts, as well as within the rooms. My granddaughter is always sad to leave the building and excited to return the following day, she talks about the staff at home and is keen to share her learning with us. To me, my granddaughters confidence and happiness is a credit to your teachings. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My daughter attends the nursery on a part time basis, she really enjoys her time within the pre-school area being able to free flow through all the rooms, have her own independence to develop her self care skills.
The meals provided are a healthy balanced variety of foods, all cooked on the premises which my daughter really enjoys.
The staff are all friendly and very helpful, they show great knowledge of my daughters individual development and plan for her needs.
My daughter thrives on all the activities available to her, enjoying having the freedom of choice, taking part in extra activities and also the various visits and trips planned for the children.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My little girl, has been with the nursery for 3 years. I have found all the staff very friendly and helpful. My daughter has been a very happy little girl attending this Nursary. The facility's are amazing lots of toys, outside play area, great heathy food for the children. The nursery is clean and tidy with a warm welcome when I drop off my daughter and pick her up. One of the things I loved about the nursery was the fact it had finger print ID to get in. My little girl is really loving pre school, they have an amazing team, with lots of fun ideas for education and play.

I feel so thankful I found this Nursary.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My daughter has attended Aristo Tots for over 2 years now, her development grew rapidly after starting.

She is always happy to attend on her 3 days a week. The staff are all very professional and approachable.

I also like the idea of the new electronic learning journals that have now been introduced.

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

My daughter attended the nursery for 3 1/2 years, she loved going and made so many friends, her development throughout her time here was also really good.

The staff are lovey and friendly and are brilliant with the children also.

My son has now started here and look forward to a great journey as we did with his sister.

Great work guys, keep it up!

How likely would you be to recommend Aristo-Tots Private 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

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Staff Profiles

Amanda

Amanda Massey

Job Title: Nursery Owner

Joined: 2003

Description:

Amanda has been working with children for over 25 years. Qualifying in 1989 and working as a Nanny for a number of years before moving in to the nursery sector where she progressed to nursery deputy before making a decision to open up her own nursery school.

Amanda has owned her own nurseries since 2001 and has seen many children thrive within this time.

Qualifications:
NNEB
ADCE

Continuous training in:
First Aid
Safeguarding
Behaviour Management
Safer Recruitment