Hillside Playcare Centre, Southminster, Essex
Hillside Playcare Centre, Southminster, Essex
Hillside Playcare Centre, Southminster, Essex

Hillside Playcare centre is located on the edge of Southminster and is a purpose-built unit situated in an acre of land with vast play areas and gardens.

The centre provides daycare facilities for children from three months to five years.

Dedicated and experienced staff provide quality care within a safe and stimulating environment, offering equal opportunities to all children and ensuring that their individual needs are catered for in all areas of development.

To support the children's 'hands on experience', the centre provide a variety of learning activities and experiences both inside and outside, offering the opportunity for exploration.

The centre offers well-balanced and nutritious meals with a varied menu. Vegetarian and some specific dietary requirements can be catered for.

Group: Hillside Playcare

Person in charge: Liz Longley (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council

Number of Staff: 24

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

Total Places for Children: 60

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1900

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

7.8 Hillside Playcare Centre has a Review Score of 7.8 (7.750)

The Review Score of 7.8 (maximum of 10) for Hillside Playcare Centre 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 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Hillside Playcare Centre in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 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 4.667 for Hillside Playcare Centre is calculated as follows: ( (8 Excellents x 5) + (4 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.667

  • 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 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.

    The 3.083 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Hillside Playcare Centre is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 12 positive Reviews (60 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.083

  • 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 Hillside Playcare Centre?

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

Reviewer Connection to Hillside Playcare Centre

  • Mother of Child
    1

This nursery has been amazing with both of my children and helped prepare them both for moving on into full-time education. My first son was born with a genetic condition and I can't stress enough how amazing Hillside were with him. They were supportive and understanding of his extra needs and I will always be grateful. My youngest son started school in September 2016 and even now he still asks when he can go back! Both boys still have very fond memories of Hillside and miss seeing all the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Hillside Playcare Centre? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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