Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke

Broadmere Road, Beggarwood, Basingstoke RG22 4AQ

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke is bright, homely and spacious with a fantastic outside area for children to enjoy; an environment that is safe and secure.

The welfare of the children in care is paramount and through an excellent key-carer system, the team are able to ensure that the individual needs of every child are met.

Group: Kiddi Caru Day Nurseries Group

Person in charge: Helen Kinch (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hampshire County Council

Number of Staff: 40

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

Total Places for Children: 121

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Directions:

Kiddi Caru Basingstoke is located in the heart of Beggarwood, it is close to the A30 and conveniently located by a small supermarket, post office, dental surgery and pharmacy.

Visiting:

Please contact the nursery via email or telephone so that they can arrange a visit for you to visit the setting at your earliest convenience. The nursery often hold Stay & Play sessions as well as Open Days so keep an eye out for upcoming event dates.

Parking:

There is ample parking available right outside the nursery for parents and visitors.

Overview

The Review Score of 9.5 (maximum of 10) for Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke 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 21 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.7 out of 5 from 17 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 4.766 for Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke is calculated as follows: ( (197 Excellents x 5) + (51 Goods x 4) + (4 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 252 Ratings = 4.766

  • 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 4.702 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke is based on 17 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 24.2 positive Reviews (121 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 17 Reviews ÷ 24.2 Target = 0.702

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

9.5 Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke has a Review Score of 9.5 (9.468)

Average Ratings

  • Excellent
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  • Good
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Reviewer Connection to Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke

  • Mother of Child
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  • Father of Child
    3

My daughter enjoys her time at nursery, she is always very confortable with her carers and they do lots of fun activities in a good mix of time inside and out in the garden. They seem to be always investing in materials for them to play with and the place is clean. They get a big variety of healthy food.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

We absolutely love Kiddi Caru and so does our little one. Every day he is so excited to go in and see what today’s activities are and to see all his friends and his lovely key carer.
From our first visit, we were so impressed with the variety and quality of the activities on offer and how great the facilities are.
We couldn’t ask for better.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Extremely happy with the care provided since my son started back in August 2017 (10 months old) he has become such a character and I have to give the nursery some of the credit as he spends most of his week here. I picked the nursery on first impressions really and had visited others in the area but I didn't get the same feel for them as I did at Kiddi Caru Basingstoke. There was a lovely management team from when you walk in the door (and still are) to very friendly staff and happy playful children. One thing that singled them out is them preparing the day around the child and another way around, especially at such a young age as their routine changes week on week. He moved in January from Sweatpea to Buttercup and I am still very pleased with how his day is spent and feel very confident with the ladies I leave him with which really is all I could want. Thank you guys.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

Always friendly and helpful staff. My daughter is really happy there and comes back with new knowledge and a smile on her face.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son started in the preschool in October having transferred from another nursery. His settle sessions were helpful and I found it didn't take long for him to settle into the new routine. My son has allergies and the extra support he gets during mealtimes is reassuring and to date, I haven't had a single incident of a reaction. A big thank you to staff for making my son (and me) feel so welcome.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

A great nursery, with genuinely kind and friendly staff.
The day is structured well, with meals cooked on site and a great outdoor area for little ones to explore.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Likely

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My son has come on leaps and bounds since starting at Kiddi Caru and loves the staff there. He is very happy and his confidence is growing daily

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My son has attended two nurseries over the course of 2 years and the difference in him when we moved his care to Kiddi Caru was staggering.
The staff are fantastic, my son adores the nursery, they tailor activities to him if he shows an interest in something they go out of their way to ensure he is able to do that activity. He serves up his own lunch and is constantly coming home with artwork and stories of his adventures. They foster independence, creativity and empower the children.
I can not recommend this nursery enough and would say to any new mums going through the stressful time of choosing a nursery for your child. Look no further than Kiddi Caru

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We have been really pleased with the care and attention that our boys have received since starting at Kiddi Caru Basingstoke. They are treated individually to their specific needs and the development that we have seen in them, as a result, has been remarkable. They have worked alongside us with any problems (settling in, potty training etc) and I just can’t imagine going anywhere else. We highly recommend them, and thanks so much for all your hard work so far!

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

My daughter has been at Basingstoke Kiddi Caru since she was 10 months old - she is now 2.5 years. During this time she has been extremely happy and excited to attend nursery on every morning that she goes. Sometimes she is having so much fun when we collect her she wants to stay longer. This has been so reassuring to me and means I can go off to work knowing that not only is she safe, she is also very happy.

Communication has been great from the staff and if I require extra sessions then the site has been very accommodating.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

Very happy with the service we get from the nursery - reasonably priced and they have excellent staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke is a lovely place. I will be very sad when the last drop off/pick up comes!
Couldn't have wished for a better nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.5 out of 5

My son started at nursery at 1 yr old with eczema and several food allergies, he is now nearly 2 and loves going to nursery, the staff are fantastic and cater so well for his allergies and cannot do enough to make sure he is comfortable when his eczema flares up. His development has come on leaps and bounds and he loves all the fun activities that he does every day, I would highly recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My wife and I have found Kiddi Caru to be a fantastic nursery and invaluable experience for our 2 daughters before they embark on school. Although 1 of our daughters struggled to settle for few weeks, the staff were patient and experienced in helping both our daughter and my wife and I, through the difficult drop-offs. The girls have come on leaps and bounds though, they've really thrived at this nursery and love attending. Their confidence has soared and we feel very confident they are ready for school life.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.6 out of 5

As a parent returning to work, the thought of nursery is daunting. My son has been at Kiddi Caru Basingstoke since he was 11 months old (he is now 20 months). I went to the stay and play sessions throughout my maternity leave and it put my mind at ease getting to know the staff. He has since moved up a room and has bonded with carers in both rooms. We have a very happy, bubbly little boy who shouts 'go go go' running to the front door when we say it's a nursery day. At around 14 months old he had a febrile seizure at home. His carers at nursery put my mind at ease with a care plan should he become ill there, and they have always called me when needed. Obviously, this episode made me anxious whenever he got a slight temperature so it is nice to have total trust and confidence in the people looking after your child. Both my husband and I are extremely thankful for all the hard work that goes into caring for the children in a fun and safe environment.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son absolutely adores going to nursery every day as the staff is really nice and friendly, there are lots of activities to do and plenty of fun.
Staff is very professional and caring, and I feel reassured my child is in good hands. I would definitely recommend to everyone. Well done!

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We entrusted our small bundle of joy to the staff at Kiddi Caru and although my partner was as nervous as any other new mum we were confident in the knowledge that he would be safe and well cared for.
We are overwhelmed how much he has developed into a confident 'school ready' child who was so excited about starting 'big school' that he could actually burst! This has been down to the amazing staff who have been responsible for caring and educating him over the past four years; from the staff in the baby room to the team in pre-school and everyone else who has been equally important in his life.
Having spent considerable time looking at many nurseries in the area I found Kiddi Caru to be the most well equipped with the best outdoor area, which was further invested in during the time our son was attending the nursery.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

This preschool setting goes above and beyond for my son. He receives 1-2-1 support for his additional needs which has all been organised by the school. His teachers always have his best interests at heart and do everything they can to support him. The school has my son eating foods he never would before and I am still amazed at the security of the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We have been using this nursery for over 6 years now, for 2 children and have been overall very pleased with the childcare and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to a friend. My daughter has had an amazing key carer in preschool, who always greets with a smile and feeds back all the details of my daughters day. Activities are varied including plenty of messy artwork, baking and my daughter loves the yoga. The garden is outstanding and recently been re-developed and the children seem to go out most days regardless of the weather.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

I cannot recommend Kiddicaru Basingstoke highly enough. I owe them so many thankyou's for all the care and attention they have given my daughter. She has turned into such a bright, sociable, polite and caring little girl and I have the staff at Kiddicaru to thank for that.
From the moment we looked round the nursery we knew we had found the right one. Our daughter was immediately settled (at only 11 months when she started) and was happy to be left with the key carer of the baby room whilst we looked around.
The staff show huge care an compassion for all the children in the nursery and go out of their way to ensure they are safe and happy and always occupied with new and exciting experiences.
I really am going to be sad to say goodbye at the end of this month when my daughter goes off to school....but I know that Kiddicaru have given her the best start for her next adventure.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Going back to work and leaving my child was one of the hardest things i've ever done but i knew she was in good hands at Kiddi Caru. Her carers in the baby room were genuinely pleased to see her and said i could call during the day to check she was ok. All the carers in each room she has been in take real interest in her as an individual and her personal development. I feel we work together to support her learning. They always have plenty of time to tell me about her day and what activities and always something new/different nursery wide events going on including improvements to already great facilities, such as, the lovely garden which my daughter enjoys going out in everyday. The office staff are friendly and welcoming. A well managed nursery- lovely feel with all staff involved including the manager and the chef.

How likely would you be to recommend Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Basingstoke? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

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