Growing Up Green Nursery

208 Preston Road, Preston, Brighton BN1 6RA

Growing Up Green Nursery, Brighton, East Sussex
Growing Up Green Nursery, Brighton, East Sussex
Growing Up Green Nursery, Brighton, East Sussex

Growing Up Green Nursery has been set up with a holistic approach towards early years care and learning. Staff are skilled and experienced, equipped to achieve best practice and up-to-date with key EYFS and Ofsted goals.

Activities are tailored so that children enjoy age-appropriate learning, benefiting from spacious rooms and three secure outdoor play areas. The nursery has also received a Gold Award Healthy Choices for its menu.

Group: Growing Up Green Ltd

Person in charge: Cheree Stevens (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Brighton & Hove City Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 55

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

7.3 Growing Up Green Nursery has a Review Score of 7.3 (7.294)

The Review Score of 7.3 (maximum of 10) for Growing Up Green Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 7 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Growing Up Green Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 2.3 out of 5 from 7 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 4.976 for Growing Up Green Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (82 Excellents x 5) + (2 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 84 Ratings = 4.976

  • 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 2.318 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Growing Up Green Nursery is based on 7 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4 then divided by 2 = 2.000

    2. Target of 11 positive Reviews (55 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 7 Reviews ÷ 11 Target = 0.636 , then divided by 2 = 0.318

  • 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
    7
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Growing Up Green Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    7
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Growing Up Green Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    7

My son attended Growing Up Green on Preston Road from the age of 9 months and has just left to start school. We have been very happy with the quality of service provided. It is a small nursery with a nurturing environment and our son has always enjoyed spending time there. Staff come across as very professional and the nursery is well managed. My son was diagnosed with autism when he was 3. The nursery made an application for funding towards a 1-1 worker and dealt with this in a professional manner before we were even aware he was eligible for extra support. They went the extra mile to ensure that the person they employed was the best possible person to work with my son which has made a huge difference to his development.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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 to Growing Up Green. He loves all his Aunties and Uncles who are always thinking up fun and exciting things for the Toddlers to do, from building castles and their own train station to watching caterpillars turn into butterflies.
A musician comes every Friday to play his guitar and my son doesn't stop talking about him all weekend. He loves the garden, which is really big and has lots of different activities for the children. The food is great and the staff have always been supportive and very friendly.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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 started there at 9 months and after a gentle introduction with short settles, she has thrived. She loves going and holds out her arms when the staff greet her in the morning. The staff are always smiling, professional and genuinely caring. She also loves the home cooked food. My elder daughter went to a different nursery and I wish we had lived nearer then as she didn't settle as quickly. I never worry, I trust them completely. I go to work knowing she is safe and having fun at Growing Up Green Nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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

Both of my daughters have attended Growing Up Green Nursery from babies and they love it here! The staff are warm and approachable and the curriculum is varied and engaging. We continue to see how both children are flourishing, based on their experiences and interactions at nursery. A particular reason I would recommend this nursery, is that they have four rooms from babies through to preschool, so play and learning is focused really well to these age groups. Highly recommended!!

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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 cannot recommend Growing Up Green highly enough. We were originally recommended by a friend who's son attended, and so both my boys have attended over the last 3 years. The staff are all so friendly and caring and both boys loved going every day and thrived here. My youngest still attends and he has developed strong relationships with staff and other children. The food is great, and the nursery and garden are a lovely environment. Any communications I've had with the management staff have always been dealt with professionally and swiftly. 10 out of 10.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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 has been at Growing Up Green since he turned one in the summer of 2013. He is starting school this September and I can honestly say that he has been so happy at nursery. We have been extremely impressed with the quality of childcare provided over the past 3 years.
He has flourished and loved going for his 2 days a week and formed close caring relationships with the wonderful staff. He has been stimulated and nurtured and had lots of fun. I would not hesitate to recommend this nursery to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

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 has been at GUG for nearly four years and will soon be leaving to start school in September. I cannot praise the nursery highly enough. The standard of care provided throughout her time there has been exceptional and she has been extremely happy and settled since she started as a baby. As other reviewers have mentioned, it is the staff that make it such a wonderful place - they are caring and kind and they really know the children individually and treat them with respect and affection. The food they are given is wonderful and home-made with an amazing lunch and snacks included in the daily rate. As a family, we have been so happy with GUG and would recommend them to any parent looking for the best nursery for their children.

How likely would you be to recommend Growing Up Green 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

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