Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)

20 York Road, St Albans AL1 4PL

Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans), St Albans, Hertfordshire
Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans), St Albans, Hertfordshire
Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans), St Albans, Hertfordshire

Grasshoppers Day Nursery is a service in St Albans that is dedicated to the highest standards of care for babies and toddlers, and prides itself on the warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Grasshoppers has excellent play areas and secluded gardens, together with a great range of resources to suit all age ranges. Activities are designed in line with EYFS principles and aim to encourage learning through play.

Open from 7.30 to 6.30, Grasshoppers offers an all to inclusive package to maximise the convenience to parents.

Group: Childbase Partnership

Person in charge: Claire Heath (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 15

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

Total Places for Children: 46

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Vacancies

3 Child Vacancies

posted 31 Oct 2017

All age groups, now taking registrations for September 2013

Reviews

9.6 Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) has a Review Score of 9.6 (9.617)

The Review Score of 9.6 (maximum of 10) for Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.6 out of 5 from 39 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 11 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 4.617 for Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) is calculated as follows: ( (296 Excellents x 5) + (155 Goods x 4) + (11 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 462 Ratings = 4.617

  • 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 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) is based on 11 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 9.2 positive Reviews (46 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 11 Reviews ÷ 9.2 Target Reached = 1

  • 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
    27
  • Good
    12
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    33
  • Likely
    6
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)

  • Mother of Child
    34
  • Father of Child
    4
  • Grandmother of Child
    1

Very good nursery and helpful/friendly staff. Helped a lot with settling in period. The only thing which I would change is for the staff members to always be the same in my daughter's room.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

From the moment our toddler stepped into Grasshoppers, we know we have found the one. Settling in was quick and the staff are incredibly friendly and caring. Highly recommended.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

Wide variety of toys, resources and learning materials that are stimulating in terms of sensory and intellectual. Good variety of meals - made blended suitably for my baby. Very caring, welcoming staff - always make me and my baby feel welcomed. Very attentive staff. Clean facility and hygienic practices in place. Overall very happy with this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Fantastic service.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Grasshoppers is a great nursery. Our son enjoys his friends and family here. The 'school' always has fun and learning activities - lots of stimulation.
A friendly, fun, family environment.
Recommend it wholeheartedly.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

We are extremely pleased with our experience of the nursery. The staff are always nice and supportive. Our child has learnt so much from the nursery and we thank everyone for taking care of her.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

Excellent staff, friendly, efficient, go the extra mile, fab with the children. Fab activities. Happy Children.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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 started nursery at 6 months old at Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans). This was very hard for me as I was nervous, she was so young. The team were simply fantastic at reassuring her and us as parents. My daughter absolutely loves coming here - she giggles and plays with the other children and adores her key worker. Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans) has the ultimate 'homely' feel - The management ensures that everything runs smoothly and I have confidence that my daughter could not be in better/safer hands.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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 settled very quickly and gets on well with his key person. The staff are lovely and everyone knows his name. It feels very much like an extension of our family. We are very happy with his progress at the nursery and would highly recommend the nursery to anyone who wants to join. The admin staff also make the registration and joining process very smooth and try to be accommodating as possible.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Brilliant nursery, caring staff, our boy has settled well.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I had my first son started here in the pre-school room. We had a good experience. Staff were good and caring. Now he is in Oakwood School and I got my 2nd son in the nursery. It is difficult to assess as he has been poorly so many days and didn't attend the nursery regularly. But the staff are very good it seems.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 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: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Our child is ten months old and has just started at Grasshoppers. He has settled in very well thanks to all of the staff being so positive and friendly. His key worker seems responsible and well trained and has demonstrated initiative, for example, to help with teething. Our child has some food allergies and they have tried to support us in managing a varied diet.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Grasshoppers is a fantastic nursery, my daughter has been attending for 2 months now and she has settled so well. She has built a strong relationship with the staff who look after her and she is full of smiles for them all when she arrives each day. I love the fact that all the staff know her even if they don't work in the same room and it makes me feel relaxed at work knowing she is having such a good time. The nursery has a real home from home feel and I really value the staffs knowledge and the care they take with the children.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I am pleased that my baby is developing well at the nursery. I have found that the staff are very knowledgeable about the child's development and actually guide and help me ensure that milestones are reached and how to support/help the baby achieve them. This nursery has surpassed my expectations and my baby has established very strong bonds with the staff which makes it easier for me to work knowing she is well looked after.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Good

It's a fantastic nursery, the children are well looked after, It is a home from home environment. The staff are highly skilled. I wouldn't hesitate using them again.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

We were seeking a bright, safe and clean school for our toddler and have found it at Grasshoppers St Albans. Staff are friendly and are genuinely caring of the children. We refer all those we know who are shopping for a place to try here.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Our two children went to Grasshoppers, starting in August 2010, the younger of the two having just 'graduated' preschool recently. We appreciated the caring staff, particularly those who had been there for so long and always felt assured we were leaving our children in a safe and loving environment.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

Our daughter has only been at Grasshoppers for a year and a half but she has really settled there well. The staff are all very approachable and friendly, some in particular have been outstanding. She has made firm friends and developed close relationships with many of the staff. Their core values/rules have helped our daughter to play nicely with others and also to help them do the same. Her writing skills have been developed by the practice there and she has thoroughly enjoyed the creative and physical aspects of being there - she will greatly miss racing around in the lovely garden and playing in the playhouse and on the bikes! Thank you for looking after her so well!

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Our son's key workers have been fantastic in helping our son settle in to nursery life and he loves coming to Grasshoppers and seeing all his friends. It's so reassuring to know how much they care for and nurture him while he is here.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Grasshoppers Day Nursery is an overall very friendly and hard working day nursery. All staff are trying their best to provide a family style learning environment to children. Children's natural personality development are looked after well with a diverse learning facility, toys, books and school paid attention and effort of multiple cultures. Full functional kitchen producing very good lunch and tea, fresh and delicious!

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Great staff and care. Our daughter loves coming to nursery and is always very excited.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter settled in quickly, due to the fantastic staff. The range of activities are brilliant. We feel that she has developed really well since joining the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

The staff at Grasshoppers are amazing. My son is always so excited to go to nursery and is full of excitement and energy when he gets home. The staff have helped him settle in very quickly with their care and attention. The activities they do are very well suited to my son's needs and he obviously really enjoys everything they do. He eats and sleeps well there and is very happy and content. The weekly emails are excellent and provide actual practical activities and ideas to carry out at home to support the activities taking place at the nursery. Excellent communication - thank you!

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

Great fun, lovely staff. Brilliant activities for the children! Would highly recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

A great experience so far - my daughter has received a warm welcome over her first month at nursery. The staff seem knowledgeable, welcoming and fun. I would wholeheartedly recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

A very friendly nursery with lots of learning facilities for the children. I am very pleased with the communication each week. Very proactive and the staff are very friendly and approachable.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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 has been at the nursery for 3 months now and really enjoys it. The staff did a good job settling her in and I have been happy with the care provided. The activities and facilities are good and the staff seem very competent. I feel very comfortable leaving my daughter in the care of the team and would recommend the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Very warm learning environment.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

My child is very happy in the nursery and enjoys all the activities. The staff are lovely and care for the kids wonderfully.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Overall I am very happy with the nursery. My child is looked after really well and she formed some good relationships with the children and adults. Staff are very friendly and approachable. My child is very attached to her key worker and on some days that my child is very is doing, her worker is always (smiley day). This makes my child very upset and if this could be changed, that would be great.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Really happy. Lots of feedback provided - including likes, activities and happiness. Great carers. Lots of fun and creative ideas for playing, variety. Really helpful including ideas to help my son with a new sibling. Very friendly staff and carers.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

I thought Grasshoppers Day Nursery looked wonderful when we came to open day and it has been just that. We are so happy with the care that our two girls get here. The staff are so welcoming and kind and do lovely activities with the children. There's great communications between staff and parents especially in the younger rooms. I also like the way the nursery has fun days which the whole family are invited to. Thank you to everyone who works here.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

The staff at Grasshoppers have always been warm, welcoming and completely professional. They seem to genuinely care about the children at the nursery and do as much as they can to put your mind at rest if you're concerned about anything. Most recently, they played an integral part in helping my one year old to adjust to life at full time nursery, and they certainly didn't seem to mind me calling then several times a day when my one year old first started.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Staff at very friendly, welcoming and helpful. I'm incredibly impressed with the great level of care and attention each child is provided. Staff provide support not only to kid but each parent. It makes you feel at ease and comfortable to leave your child.
Our daughter is happy, confident and became more independent. She is always busy learning, creating and exploring something new. This is a professional nursery with professional approach to all kids.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Grasshoppers is a lovely nursery with a real home from home feel. As a first time mum returning to work the staff have gone out of their way to help with the transition and my daughter has settled well. There is a real feeling of positivity and fun about the nursery and the staff all seem to be incredibly engaged and passionate about what they do. It's a very caring environment and all members of staff know every child across all of the rooms. I would not hesitate to recommend this nursery and would like to thank Grasshoppers for the excellent service they provide. We are lucky to have found you!

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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

Very friendly staff. Extremely accommodating when a day change required. Feels like 'home from home'.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Excellent

Grasshoppers is a friendly, caring and nurturing environment. We are only sorry to be leaving and would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The care is second to none and it really feels like a home from home, where all the staff know your child and you.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? 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 a parent of three children, all of whom are at grasshoppers Nursery in St Albans. My children are extremely happy there and I am very pleased with the care they receive. The staff are excellent and provide a very individual and personal interaction with each child. I recommend this nursery to every parent I know. A professional nursery with a brilliant personal touch.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Grasshoppers is a great all round nursery. The staff are brilliant and really make it what it is. They provide a nurturing, caring, stimulating and fun environment. I always feel in touch with what my son is doing and how he's progressing. I'm very happy with Grasshoppers and always feel comfortable leaving my son there. Great work everyone, keep it up.

How likely would you be to recommend Grasshoppers Day Nursery (St Albans)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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