The Old Barn Day Nursery

6 Woodmansterne Lane, Banstead, SM7 3ES

The Old Barn Day Nursery, Banstead, Surrey
The Old Barn Day Nursery, Banstead, Surrey
The Old Barn Day Nursery, Banstead, Surrey

The Old Barn Day Nursery offers is a private day care nursery located in Banstead.

The main nursery site is located in a listed building and the pre-school is situated on the high street.

Staff believe every child deserves a calm, caring, safe and stimulating environment in which to learn.

The setting offers extra–curricular activities for all children which include forest school sessions, French, Italian, music, cookery, gardening, sporty tots and yoga.

The menus are all approved by a nutritionist and are prepared by the nursery cook using fresh ingredients.

Group: ICP Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Kelly Walton (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Surrey 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: 56

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays & 1 week at Christmas

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.7 The Old Barn Day Nursery has a Review Score of 8.7 (8.732)

The Review Score of 8.7 (maximum of 10) for The Old Barn Day Nursery 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 4 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Old Barn Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.1 out of 5 from 4 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 4.625 for The Old Barn Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (30 Excellents x 5) + (18 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 48 Ratings = 4.625

  • 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 4.107 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Old Barn Day Nursery is based on 4 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 3.75

    2. Target of 11.2 positive Reviews (56 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 4 Reviews ÷ 11.2 Target = 0.357

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

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Old Barn Day Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    3
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to The Old Barn Day Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    3
  • Member of Staff
    1

A very warm and friendly environment. The lovely staff all ensured our daughter settled in quickly which was a relief. The amount of activities they do is brilliant, including cooking, visits out, making things and learning with play. The food choices are good and it is excellent to be able to see in our child’s diary each day what she has done. Would recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Barn Day 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

My daughter loves attending this nursery. It is set up as a 'home from home' with friendly staff, helpful management and excellent facilities.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Barn Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

The Old Barn Day Nursery is a warm and caring environment for children to play and learn. The staff are caring and positive and help the children to reach their full potential. My son loves coming to nursery and often has a smile on his face when I collect him.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Barn Day Nursery? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I chose the nursery after a recommendation from a parent who said how well her son had developed since joining. I took up this recommendation also because of the friendly family feel and approach experienced on my visit. The layout, room sizes, transition programme and getting the children ready for school really impressed me. It was also good to see children from different rooms mixing and playing together. I was impressed to see that the structure The Old Barn Day Nursery takes to educating pre-school children is in line with mainstream school lead facilities. Knowing the team are always happy to chat to parents about any questions they may have about any area of their child’s development or nursery issues. My son has also really enjoyed the latest Chatterbox project and loves to bring in things he has found while we have been out. As a parent, it is lovely to hear that these items have been used with all the children and everyone benefits from what each other has to share.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Barn Day 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: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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