Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)

Unit 6, Baileys Court, Webbs Wood Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 8EJ

Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court), Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court), Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court), Bristol, South Gloucestershire

Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) is a January 2015 addition to this provider's range of friendly and vibrant day nurseries. The facility has different play and learning areas for babies, toddlers and pre-school, while staff are trained to support the different needs of each child as they grow.

Looking to prepare children for the challenges of full-time education, children are supported in developing their own skills within secure indoor and outdoor environments. Parents receive regular feedback and familiarisation visits are available to those starting out.

Group: Mama Bear's Day Nursery

Person in charge: Emma Tolley (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: South Gloucestershire Council

Number of Staff: 15

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

Total Places for Children: 65

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1900

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Vacancies

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Reviews

9.5 Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) has a Review Score of 9.5 (9.502)

The Review Score of 9.5 (maximum of 10) for Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.5 out of 5 from 18 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 14 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 4.502 for Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) is calculated as follows: ( (116 Excellents x 5) + (88 Goods x 4) + (9 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 213 Ratings = 4.502

  • 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 Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court) is based on 14 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 13 positive Reviews (65 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 14 Reviews ÷ 13 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
    11
  • Good
    7
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    16
  • Likely
    2
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)

  • Mother of Child
    15
  • Father of Child
    3

Our son has attended Mama Bears Baileys Court, Bristol since April 2017. He has been very happy there and we have been pleased with the care he has received.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My daughter has taken well to nursery and especially to her primary carer. She loves the activities and we can tell she loves the music from the pictures and videos that are taken. I have to say that these can be a highlight of my day when I receive these at work so a big thank you for taking the time to document her progression - I can imagine it takes a lot of time and effort from your staff.
I found the parents evening helpful as we understood what our daughter does well at as well as where she could develop. Having the information of how we can help her develop was great. We want to be helpful parents so the help, support and advice has been great.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Don't Know

My Son moved from another setting to Mama Bears in September 2015. This was an unsettling time with lots of change but the friendly, caring manner of the staff at Mama Bears helped make the transition as smooth as possible and he settled in quickly. It was so nice and reassuring to pick him up with a smile on his face. He has grown from strength to strength and really come out of his shell and found his confident side.
He has made some lovely friendships both with other children and the staff whom he will miss now he begins his journey into primary school. Mama Bears were always very good with keeping you informed of things and another great benefit was the improvement to my sons eating habits.
Thank you!

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

My daughter loved going to preschool and even though she is excited to go to her new school, she will miss everyone at Mama Bear's.
The staff are so caring and very helpful, I couldn't recommend enough. They have been brilliant.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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

My eldest attended the nursery and pre-school and now my youngest has just moved across from the nursery to pre-school. I have no complaints whatsoever with the Bailey's Court setting. My children have always been well looked after and have thrived in their environment. Staff are approachable and will always help wherever they can.
The staff at the pre-school did a brilliant job of getting my eldest ready to start school, for example taking in changes of clothes so they could practice getting themselves changed.
Would definitely recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My Son has been at Mama Bears since August 2015, so has used both the Nursery and Preschool. He is really happy there and the staff have really helped to bring him out of his shell. He has made lots of friends and he eats well (much better than at home). The staff are all very friendly and helpful and they plan good activities to help develop their skills and work on any areas that need improvement. The outside space is great given the limitations. It would be nice if the children could go on some outings/trips away from the preschool more frequently.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Mama Bears Nursery/Pre-school was highly recommended to me by a family member. The staff and facilities are of a very high standard. Staff were very professional and caring when my daughter was feeling poorly. My daughter is always excited to go to Pre-school and is full of stories of what she has done that day when I collect her. Thank you, Mama Bears!

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.1 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Wonderful place, my daughter is extremely happy here! Staff are excited and engaging and are always ready to get down and play with the kids! I moved my daughter here in the summer and within days she was completely settled. The team do a great job!

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

We have been really pleased with the care our child has received at Mama Bears Nursery. Our child has development so much during the time she has spent there while still having lots of fun. Her key worker watches her development closely and helps her where she is struggling and encourages her where she is pushing to learn more. Her interaction with her peers has developed really well and we feel this is giving her a really good grounding for when she starts school.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Happy with Mama Bears and would always recommend them anytime. No issues whatsoever. I have my third child there now and all my kids attended the nursery and preschool. I also have friends attended and still attending Mama Bears and we are all very happy with them. Keep up the good work and thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Very happy about visiting this nursery. The ladies are doing a brilliant job and my little boy is happy to come there and do all of activities that staff are offering. Stuff is friendly, polite and very helpful. We are happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Don't Know

After my eldest child had such a lovely time at Mama Bears, there was no other choice for us for my youngest. The staff are caring and helpful and the atmosphere in the preschool is warm and inviting.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

My daughter has attended since she was 9 months old and now has recently moved into pre-school. The staff have supported, encouraged and engaged her throughout her development and she loves to attend with all of her friends.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Great management and they happily facilitated our requirements for nursery. My daughter has settled easily and I have no worries when she is in nursery.
She is happy when I pick her up. I get an update of what she has been doing, what she's eaten, naps, nappy changes.
Very pleased with my experience so far.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Extremely 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

Excellent Staff.
My son is settling in really well and enjoys coming to nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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 3 year old goes to the Mama Bears preschool and my older son went before Mama Bears took over and there have been a lot of improvements since then, such as the addition of a little outside play area. The staff are all friendly and approachable. It is small but I prefer that. My son is very happy here and his confidence has grown as a result.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Satisfactory

Management: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Lovely nursery with very friendly and professional staff! my son loves his Friday at nursery and I always arrive to big smiles when I pick him up. Keep up the good work Mama Bears!!!!
The staff are the same each week so my son has built a lovely relationship with his key worker, he is always pleased to see her!

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

The pre-school room at Mama Bear's is very welcoming and friendly when my son arrives, which is great as he can sometimes be reluctant to be left. They give great feedback at the end of the day (rather than the usual he's had a good day), we get a break down of what he's done and what he enjoyed doing. They have been working on his pen skills ready for school and he has made great progress. Overall we are very happy with Mama Bear's.

How likely would you be to recommend Mama Bear's Day Nursery & Pre-School (Bradley Stoke - Baileys Court)? 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

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