Flying Start @ Camborne, Camborne, Cornwall
Flying Start @ Camborne, Camborne, Cornwall
Flying Start @ Camborne, Camborne, Cornwall

Flying Start @ Camborne is a versatile day nursery, with large play spaces that include a baby room and messy play. Parents can feel confident there children are cared for in a secure environment, as well as having access to a private care park and after-school club.

The facility is a converted Victorian granite house that makes for a pleasant learning and play atmosphere, inspiring imagination and creativity. The company believes in robust in-house training to keep standards high.

Group: Flying Start

Person in charge: Shelley James (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Cornwall Council

Number of Staff: 10

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

Total Places for Children: 40

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 11 years 11 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

9.9 Flying Start @ Camborne has a Review Score of 9.9 (9.854)

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Flying Start @ Camborne 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 12 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Flying Start @ Camborne in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 9 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 4.854 for Flying Start @ Camborne is calculated as follows: ( (123 Excellents x 5) + (21 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 144 Ratings = 4.854

  • 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 Flying Start @ Camborne is based on 9 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 8 positive Reviews (40 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 9 Reviews ÷ 8 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
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Flying Start @ Camborne?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    12
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Flying Start @ Camborne

  • Mother of Child
    11
  • Grandfather of Child
    1

Flying Start @ Camborne is a fantastic nursery, run by a team of friendly, dedicated staff. They facilitate a warm and welcoming atmosphere and my children enjoy attending.
They organise social events outside of nursery hours such as Easter Egg hunts, Christmas light trips, and keep parents updated with regular newsletters. They also organise special days out within nursery time, for example, they recently had a day out at Heartlands.
My children also report that the food is delicious!
I would highly recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My 17-month-old son loves his sessions at nursery. Particularly out in the garden exploring. The staff are all so friendly and welcoming and are so good with my little one that can be a little bit clingy! We are looking forward to him doing more sessions next year when he gets his funding.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

Lovely friendly and welcoming staff. Excellent with the children. My daughter loved it at Flying Start Camborne and as protective parents we were happy to leave her in their very capable hands. A very positive experience for all of us. We felt like part a huge caring family. A few tears were shed when it was time to move on. I would definitely recommend you to others and have already. My daughter felt safe was safe and secure and certainly gained a lot thanks to all the great staff here. I highly recommend Flying Start Camborne. First class for all your child's needs.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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 have used this nursery for all 3 of my children over a period of 16 years now, with my youngest still there and really would have been lost without them! All of the staff have been amazing and I don't think my children would be the individuals they are, without having had so much support from them! Staff are always friendly, polite and helpful and my children always love going. What more do you need?!

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

Flying Start @ Camborne has been a secure and loving place for my children. My eldest was there from 6 months old until he left for school and my youngest son is currently in their care. My newborn daughter will be following shortly. They have also spoken to me about my children's health and wellbeing with passion and commitment. They have developed both my sons to be the best they can be based on their own individual needs and learning styles. Both of my sons had/have enjoyed their time at Flying Start and have been surrounded by love, care, safety, development and ultimately an extended family. TRUST has been our key driver in selecting the manager and the team at Camborne to look after our children. We have a joint relationship on enriching and caring for my children, we have never worked in isolation, it has always been a team effort for ensuring the best quality of life for my children. I have always highly recommended Flying Start Camborne to other parents and will continue to do so.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My granddaughter loves going to Flying Start Camborne, she tells me everything she does there and about all her friends, she loves the staff and everything they do, she especially likes the big garden with its dens and story tree where she goes "exploring",
I can not fault the nursery, she wakes up every day wanting to go - even on the weekends

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

All of my children have attended Flying Start Nursery in Camborne.
The staff have always been friendly, approachable, supportive and caring, not only to the children but to parents as well. I am also impressed with the good standard of early years education, this gives the children a good foundation for progressing to preschool.
Many thanks to all the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

My son has been with Flying Start for nearly 3years and I haven't had a single worry or problem. Excellent friendly staff who all cooperate brilliantly together and with the parents.
My son is always coming home and telling me what he has done and how he has enjoyed his day. They always provide a lovely healthy meal and snack, they encourage storytelling and quiet time.
Lots of different toys and games to play with and the staff are always making the children learn different skills to prepare them for school.
I would recommend this nursery to everyone!!

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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 attending Flying Start since he was 5 months old. I credit my son's ability to converse, interact and confident independence to the staff. He has grown in an environment that has taught him to drink from a cup and advanced his language skills. As an only child, he wouldn't have had the opportunity to develop as he has done without the dedication and support of the staff and I am indebted to Flying Start for all they have one.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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 speak highly enough of this nursery. My daughter has been attending since she was a baby and is now in preschool. Throughout each stage, she has developed extremely well thanks to the excellent staff providing support and encouragement every step of the way. We will be sad to leave in September!

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

All staff have been very supportive and friendly and encouraged my child to be confident and learn many new skills. I chose the nursery as they were a smaller, local nursery and have been very happy with my choice

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

The staff at Flying Start Camborne have been amazing at settling my 15 month old daughter. The baby room is small, homely and cosy and the baby room staff are so friendly, in fact all the staff there are lovely. I get great feedback and pictures that she has done each week.

How likely would you be to recommend Flying Start @ Camborne? 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

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