Sunbeams Day Nursery

74 Peverell Park Road, Peverell, Plymouth PL3 4ND

Sunbeams Day Nursery, Plymouth, Devon
Sunbeams Day Nursery, Plymouth, Devon
Sunbeams Day Nursery, Plymouth, Devon

Sunbeams Day Nursery is registered to offer skilled childcare for up to forty children, within an interior that is ideal for making the most of early years learning potential.

The nursery offers parents the experience of a highly-qualified team, always eager to discuss progress with the aim of preparing all children well for the challenges of full-time education, thanks to sound physical, social and emotional development.

Owner: Richard Myers

Person in charge: Heather McGarry (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Plymouth City Council

Number of Staff: 13

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

Total Places for Children: 40

Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 8 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.8 Sunbeams Day Nursery has a Review Score of 8.8 (8.819)

The Review Score of 8.8 (maximum of 10) for Sunbeams 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 6 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Sunbeams Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.3 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 4.569 for Sunbeams Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (42 Excellents x 5) + (29 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 72 Ratings = 4.569

  • 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 4.25 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Sunbeams 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 8 positive Reviews (40 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 4 Reviews ÷ 8 Target = 0.500

  • 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
    4
  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Sunbeams Day Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    5
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Sunbeams Day Nursery

  • Father of Child
    3
  • Mother of Child
    3

Fantastic nursery. My two older children went to Sunbeams, so when it was time for my baby to go, I didn't even look around. Staff are all happy and friendly, the setting is lovely and the manager is fantastic. They are always doing something fun, holiday club is great. I would recommend this nursery to anyone. My older child has Autism and Sunbeams gave us every support and helped us get a diagnosis. Can't praise this place enough. Although outside space is limited, they make full use of what they have and they take the kids over to Central Park which my little lady loves.

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day Nursery? 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

Our Son has been attending Sunbeams for nearly two years and we could not be happier with the care and learning he has received in that time. Staff are very friendly and caring and we feel lucky to have our son in such a safe and friendly environment. Feedback on progress and activities are regular and detailed. While the outdoor area is small in size, regular outings to the nearby park more than make up for this. Highly recommended.

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day Nursery? 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: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Our son loved every minute of Sunbeams Nursery. The staff are professional yet super friendly and he even talks about how much he loved Pre-School. Thank you so much.

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day 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

Sunbeans Nursery is a wonderful environment for our child. The staff are friendly and welcoming and there is a variety of activities for them to take part in. The only downside is the lack of outdoor space; there is a courtyard which is well maintained and used but quite small. We love the nursery because is not too large which means our child is well known by all staff. Would recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day Nursery? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

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

Home from home environment. Caring staff. Great use of outdoor space, although small. Our toddler doesn't want to come home!

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day Nursery? 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

The staff are always very friendly, caring, welcoming etc. We are always kept to date with our children's progress. The nursery provides a rich variety of lessons and experiences. Our daughter enjoys singing and music, and story time. A great bonus is having a park nearby (large green area) where the nursery has use of garden allotments. We are pleased that the nursery provides a rich flavour of indoor and outdoor activities.

How likely would you be to recommend Sunbeams Day 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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Job Vacancies

Staff Profiles

Heather

Heather McGarry

Job Title: Nursery Manager

Joined: 2009

Description:

I have been with Sunbeams since 2009, I have a vast experience in management.

I believe children should learn through play, we spend a lot of time outdoors in the garden and the local community.

Claire

Claire Browning

Job Title: Pre School Leader

Joined: 2003

Description:

I have been with Sunbeams since I was 16, I have worked in all areas of the setting.

I have my own daughter so I completely understand any anxiety there maybe when you come to start, we create a free flow independent Pre-school allowing for lots of decision making and problem solving ready for school.

Sam

Sam Hopkins

Job Title: Baby Floor Leader

Joined: 2010

Description:

I have been at Sunbeams since 2010, I have always worked in the baby unit.

I believe in high sensory play for children to explore and develop their imagination and inquisitive mind.