Daisy Chain Nursery

Royal Court, Wantz Road, Maldon CM9 5DA

Daisy Chain Nursery has been purpose-built to provide a secure and versatile environment where early years education can flourish. A skilled team respects a diversity of family structures and lifestyles, with a focus on quality care from 3 months to 8 years of age.

Children attend age-specific learning groups and have access to indoor and outdoor play areas, including soft play and a log cabin. All key areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage are pursued and the nursery has its own healthy eating policy based on the five-a-day guideline.

Owner: Julie Hall

Person in charge: Kim Callaghan (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 74

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 8 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas

Fees Guide: £40-£46 per day (based on most popular - 8am-6pm day)

Overview

The Review Score of 6.5 (maximum of 10) for Daisy Chain Nursery 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 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Daisy Chain Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.7 out of 5 from 2 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)

Detailed Breakdown

  • 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 4.792 for Daisy Chain Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (19 Excellents x 5) + (5 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.792

  • 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 1.693 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Daisy Chain Nursery is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25 then divided by 2 = 1.625

    2. Target of 14.8 positive Reviews (74 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 14.8 Target = 0.135 , then divided by 2 = 0.068

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

6.5 Daisy Chain Nursery has a Review Score of 6.5 (6.485)

Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    2
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Daisy Chain Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    2
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Daisy Chain Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    2

Our eldest daughter started to attend Daisy Chain in January 2014, I can honestly say Daisy Chain have been fabulous in every aspect. We felt comfortable leaving her there. The team are polite, caring and everything I'd expect from people looking after young children.
The building is secure. The food is well planned and balanced. The activities are again well thought out.
We love Daisy Chain so much that our second daughter now attends and is thriving as did our first.

Keep going with your wonderful work.

How likely would you be to recommend Daisy Chain Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

I can honestly say I have had no problems with Daisy Chain Nursery. My son is settled, learning well and has really come out of his shell. The staff are fantastic and cannot fault any of them.

How likely would you be to recommend Daisy Chain Nursery? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

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