York House Day Nursery Salisbury

31 New Street, Salisbury SP1 2PH

Established in 1991, York House Day Nursery and Nursery School is located in a Grade II listed, Georgian townhouse that has the benefit of a large walled garden overlooking Cathedral Close. This beautiful listed building offers full nursery facilities and equipment in a traditional and homely environment.

The nursery is open between 8am and 6pm (earlier start/later finish by arrangement), Monday to Friday, 51 weeks a year, excluding bank holidays. A fully trained chef prepares healthy balanced meals for the children every day, with vegetarian options available and special dietary requirements catered for. The children are offered fresh fruit and vegetables daily, milk is offered at snack time and water is available to the children throughout the day.

A qualified ballet, modern dance, tap and theatre studies teacher and member of IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) gives optional lessons during term time to the children aged three and over (extra charge).

Babies and toddlers can also enjoy fortnightly Tatty Bumpkins yoga sessions with a fully qualified instructor at no extra charge. Tatty Bumpkin classes are fun, yoga-inspired stories designed to encourage movement and enhance development in babies and children.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Sarah Jones (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Wiltshire Council

Number of Staff: 11

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

Total Places for Children: 44

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

Overview

The Review Score of 7.8 (maximum of 10) for York House Day Nursery Salisbury is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.3 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for York House Day Nursery Salisbury in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.5 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

Detailed Breakdown

  • 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 4.333 for York House Day Nursery Salisbury is calculated as follows: ( (10 Excellents x 5) + (12 Goods x 4) + (2 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.333

  • 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 3.477 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for York House Day Nursery Salisbury is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 8.8 positive Reviews (44 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 8.8 Target = 0.227

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

7.8 York House Day Nursery Salisbury has a Review Score of 7.8 (7.810)

Average Ratings

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  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
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    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend York House Day Nursery Salisbury?

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    1
  • Don't know
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Reviewer Connection to York House Day Nursery Salisbury

  • Father of Child
    1
  • Mother of Child
    1

My daughter has attended York House since she was 9 months old, now 4 1/2. The nursery as a whole has improved by the take over by Busy Bees. I find all staff caring and attentive and feel they are valued and purposeful. I am hoping that the garden will improve as the weather improves and also interior decoration. My daughter always comes home happy, healthy and beaming with pride that she has had an excellent day. Big thanks to all!

How likely would you be to recommend York House Day Nursery Salisbury? Likely

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Average Rating:   4.4 out of 5

We have used York House for a little over two years, during this time we have felt they have been amazing through my child's development.
They provide us with an amazing, flexible service and work with us to support my child.
Each staff member brings a strength that contributes to a seemingly well-oiled machine. The manager is approachable and supports her team by helping out whenever needed.

How likely would you be to recommend York House Day Nursery Salisbury? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

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