Rising Stars Nursery

Milton Court Children's Centre, Brewery Road, Sittingbourne ME10 2EE

Rising Stars Nursery, Sittingbourne, Kent
Rising Stars Nursery, Sittingbourne, Kent
Rising Stars Nursery, Sittingbourne, Kent

Rising Stars Nursery is a secure purpose built setting based in Milton Court Children's Centre. Professionals provide high quality affordable childcare to children from Sittingbourne and the surrounding area.

There is a team of highly qualified staff who will ensure your child is nurtured and leaves the nursery ready for school. If you would like to offer your child the best start in life then please call or email using the details provided.

Group: Children & Families Ltd

Person in charge: Laura Mankhomwa (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Kent County Council

Number of Staff: 8

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

Total Places for Children: 26

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Vacancies

Please Contact Us for Latest Vacancies

Reviews

8.1 Rising Stars Nursery has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.055)

The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Rising Stars 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 28 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Rising Stars Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.2 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 4.863 for Rising Stars Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (292 Excellents x 5) + (40 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 335 Ratings = 4.863

  • 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 3.192 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Rising Stars Nursery is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 5.2 positive Reviews (26 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 5.2 Target = 0.192

  • 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
    24
  • Good
    4
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Rising Stars Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    26
  • Likely
    2
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Rising Stars Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    27
  • Father of Child
    1

Rising Stars Nursery is truly an amazing setting and stimulating learning environment for a child. Our initial contact with the nursery was an enquiry over the telephone, and we haven't once regretted placing our children in this nursery. The staff and managers are warm, friendly, and understanding. This has made it so easy for our children to build relationships with their key persons. As parents, we also appreciate the online updates and observations tracking the progress of our children. Having had experiences with other nurseries in the past, Rising Stars Nursery is truly exceptional and stands out. I will highly recommend Rising Stars Nursery as a good start for any child.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

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

Doing great job.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

What an amazing team at Rising Stars, our daughter left almost 2 years ago and our son now goes 3 times a week which we have slowly built up. Both children built amazing relationships with all staff and children. Our children's Keyworkers have and had strong bonds with each child and this has been clearly apparent when they are excited to see them and if they needed comforting. All staff have and do support us in areas we need advice or have needed to concentrate on to help the children develop and flourish. Our son loves the new outside area that is brilliant for development and socialising with his new friends. The nursery have recently started the Tapestry program, this just tops off how brilliant the nursery is knowing that we can see daily/weekly what our son is experiencing. We can see how much he is learning and at what level he is developing at. We can also share our fun and games we have with family and friends on the programmed too, Staff and parents can also add comments. Our son has been out on local trips to the park and the shops, in the holidays they collected, brought and cooked a lovely breakfast which was very much enjoyed by all. We can't thank all the staff enough for what they have done for our family.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 nursery is a very nice place for my daughter to be in, the environment is nice and friendly with lots of outdoor activities to be done outside in the big playground, and indoor activities. My daughter loves going to nursery and always looks forward to going. The staff are very friendly and always keep up to date information on my daughters performance per day.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

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

Really good nursery. No complaints.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Very happy with all the care my son receives, he is very happy to go to nursery and loves telling me about his day. He has learnt so much since starting and has turned into such a lovely little boy as he struggled with new situations and people before coming here.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Love the nursery. The staff are excellent. Would not put my kids anywhere else.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 son came to this nursery, I would really recommend this nursery, the staff are very good.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 always enjoys herself at nursery and always comes home telling me about her day. Staff are really welcoming and always make sure my daughter is happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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'm very happy with the nursery and staff. I've only had a few problems which were talked about and were sorted out. Other than that everything is good.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Satisfactory

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Staff are polite, friendly and genuinely care about the children.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Friendly, helpful staff, clean nursery very roomy for the kids plus outside area for the kids to play, plenty of staff to look after the kids.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 loves going to nursery! She was quiet and clingy before starting at Rising Stars, but with help and support from amazing staff she has completely come out of her shell and her confidence is brilliant to watch. I would recommend this nursery to everyone, the kids are happy, safe and comfortable and are learning so much through playing. I can't praise Rising Stars nursery enough!

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 enjoys coming to nursery. He learns lots and plays with many different things. All the staff are friendly, caring people.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

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

My daughter was 2 years old when she started nursery, she was a shy little girl who wasn't really used to staying with other people also family around. The nursery was and is really welcome and she absolutely loves going there. Even at the weekend she asks about her key worker. She has learned lots of new things in there as parents we always get fully informed about her day/what she has been doing. This is not our closest nursery but even when we were looking my little one loved it and I don't regret it at all and I would recommend this nursery to my friends.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 son has been very happy here and enjoys playing with his friends. He loves the staff and activities.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My child has not long started but has settled in straight away, I have no concerns and am very happy and glad I chose the nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 think this is a fantastic nursery. My son has settled in really well, he cried to begin with but they dealt with it great. My eldest also came here. Brilliant nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 think the nursery is great my son loves going and has come on with his development so much since going to Rising Stars Nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Love this nursery, all the staff are fantastic. Good variety of food. Lots of support.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Our son loves Rising Stars, it is a place where he feels safe and happy. There is a warm, friendly atmosphere and the staff are fantastic. He has a lovely relationship with his key worker. We loves the online learning journal as a way of seeing his progress and development and celebrating his learning. We are extremely pleased with the quality of care received and delighted with the choice of nursery for our son.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? 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

My 2 sons have been attending for the past 2 years - highly recommended. Staff are fantastic, helpful, friendly and keep you updated on your child progress.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 son normally doesn't settle in nursery environment but the staff really cater for his needs and he loves it.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Nursery very professional, experienced with children.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 son was very unsettled when he first started but the staff have made him so welcome. I would recommend this nursery to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Well happy, they helped my little girl come a long way with potty training and speaking. The staff are well good, brilliant, helpful they are like our family, help with everything, even my baby that was crying that didn't go to the nursery. They are so understanding with everything. Like my best friends I would walk 100 miles to bring my children here.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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

Everything about Rising Stars is fantastic, from the food, outside space, staff and management are fantastic. Nothing is too much for the staff. My little boy loves coming to nursery he also loves the staff. I would not have my son in another nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars 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 son loves going here, he's made loads of new friends and always comes out saying 'I've had fun today mummy' as he's only 3 this makes me happy. My son also can't have dairy and they cater for his needs. My son fell ill while he was there, getting a really high temperature, they called me straight away and looked after him trying to cool him down until I got there. He's been taken out on trips as well, to a few different places. I can't fault this nursery, my other children used to love it here as well. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and approachable.

How likely would you be to recommend Rising Stars Nursery? 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

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April 2014

Top 10 Nurseries UK 2014

Recipient: Rising Stars Nursery

Date: Tuesday 01 Apr 2014

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