The Wonder Years Day Nursery

Arundel House, 50 Church Hill, Wednesbury WS10 9DJ

The Wonder Years Day Nursery, Wednesbury, West Midlands
The Wonder Years Day Nursery, Wednesbury, West Midlands
The Wonder Years Day Nursery, Wednesbury, West Midlands

The Wonder Years Day Nursery aims to be a home from home, with a good understanding of children's lives and their social contexts, basing teaching around them. Supporting and encouraging personality development, autonomy and creativity are top priorities. Developing social interaction and understanding differences in others also plays an important role in their work.

Carers also support you, in bringing up your child.

The Wonder Years Day Nursery is designed to offer care in an environment that meets children's needs as they develop. Every child at The Wonder Years has their own Key Worker with special responsibility for their care, who will take time to get to know their individual needs. Key Workers also work closely with parents, because your wishes are important to them.

The team try to tailor every child's routine to suit them! With special rooms for babies, where they can feel safe and gain confidence in moving around.

More confident 'walkers' can have fun in the messy area and there are plenty of safe toys to play with.

Older children can enjoy different sorts of learning, like Music, Dance, French, Information Technology and Cooking.

There are also quiet areas in every playroom so children can rest when they need to.

Owner: Hilary Walker

Person in charge: Mandy Barker (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Number of Staff: 18

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

Total Places for Children: 103

Age Range: from 0 years 1 months to 8 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1815

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Admission Information: The Wonder Years has an Open Door Policy

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Reviews

8.4 The Wonder Years Day Nursery has a Review Score of 8.4 (8.358)

The Review Score of 8.4 (maximum of 10) for The Wonder Years Day Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 5 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Wonder Years Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.6 out of 5 from 3 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 4.712 for The Wonder Years Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (42 Excellents x 5) + (17 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 59 Ratings = 4.712

  • 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 3.646 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Wonder Years Day Nursery is based on 3 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 3.5

    2. Target of 20.6 positive Reviews (103 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 3 Reviews ÷ 20.6 Target = 0.146

  • 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
    3
  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Wonder Years Day Nursery?

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

Reviewer Connection to The Wonder Years Day Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    4
  • Father of Child
    1

An absolutely lovely team at Wonder Years Nursery, all staff are so caring and brilliant. My daughter has come on so much since attending and her confidence is growing every week and also my one year old who can be a hand full has been attending since September this year. I have full trust in the staff and wouldn't take them anywhere else.

How likely would you be to recommend The Wonder Years 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

My daughter started in January 2015 and her confidence has grown tenfold, the care and development is second to none, this is not just a business but a small family. The nursery has always been able to accommodate last minute request's for extra hours/days. My daughter wakes up, asking to go and always runs in with a smile. Overall, a caring nursery with lovely staff that always go the extra mile to accommodate our and my daughter's needs.

How likely would you be to recommend The Wonder Years 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

I am so happy I chose The Wonder Years for my son to attend. He has been there over 2 years now and we’re both so happy with it. The nursery has a real family feel, the staff are welcoming and it’s obvious that they are 100% invested in the children.

There are always activities going on, during the summer the children were able to watch chicks hatch from eggs and help to care for them and most recently they have had a regular yoga instructor in for the children.

The nursery is extremely flexible with hours and will always try to accommodate when things crop up last minute.

I cannot recommend them enough.

How likely would you be to recommend The Wonder Years Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

It's a lovely nursery with such caring staff, they work with you very well, the manager is brilliant and is very passionate about the nursery as she wants the best, my son has special bonds with different staff and is always happy when he comes out.

How likely would you be to recommend The Wonder Years Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

A lovely nursery, with lovely staff. My son went to this nursery from age 1 to 4...he learned so much and left as a confident little boy ready to start school. My daughter now goes to this nursery, she was born premature and the nursery have been so great with supporting me and her through our journey so far. The staff are supportive, caring, friendly and attentive. I wouldn't have chosen anywhere else.

How likely would you be to recommend The Wonder Years Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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