Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell)

Old London Road, Canwell, Sutton Coldfield B75 5SD

Staff at Footsteps Day Nursery are committed to providing the best start in life for children who are in their care at the nursery.


Through play based learning, children are allowed to grow and develop at their own pace in the safe and stimulating environment.


As well as the thoughtfully planned inside areas, a large outdoor area is available for children of all ages to explore and experience the natural world, and Forest School is a key part of a child’s day at Footsteps.

Group: Footsteps Day Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Rachel Kirby-Collins (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Staffordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 21

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

Total Places for Children: 58

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Overview

The Review Score of 9.5 out of 10 for Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell) 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 11 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell) in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.6 out of 5 from 7 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 4.856 for Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell) is calculated as follows: ( (114 Excellents x 5) + (17 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 132 Ratings = 4.856

  • 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 4.603 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell) is based on 7 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 11.6 positive Reviews (58 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 7 Reviews ÷ 11.6 Target = 0.603

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

9.5 Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell) has a Review Score of 9.5 (9.459) out of 10 and an Average Rating of 4.9 out of 5 from 11 Reviews over all time

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Reviewer Connection to Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell)

  • Mother of Child
    10
  • Father of Child
    1

Very good and friendly setting.

How likely would you be to recommend Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell)? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Our experience to date has been excellent. Very pleased with the level of care and consideration and with the development process, learning book. Very friendly atmosphere and staff. Daughter enjoys her time here.

How likely would you be to recommend Footsteps Nursery & Pre School (Canwell)? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Lovely nursery, with brilliant staff. My daughter loves attending Footsteps and I know she is being well looked after. Nursery are really flexible when able and have dealt with any queries instantly.
Would highly recommend.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

Being a working parent can often create stress and pressure but knowing that your children are being well cared for, developing and making friends and having fun, really does help to ease any parent guilt. Both my children have created strong bonds with the carers at the setting. It really is like a home from home. Thank you Footsteps Nursery & Pre School, you really are all great.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Footsteps Canwell is an excellent nursery, my daughter has been there since she was 1 year old and I have been very pleased with her development and learning. Over her time, she has built strong relationships with the staff even if they haven’t been her key worker or assigned to her room. It has a very family feel to the nursery and all support one another. I love that the nursery has a forest school and ensure the children play outside daily. They do a wide range of activities that develop all skills and prepare them for school. My daughter asks to go to nursery at the weekend so that pretty much sums up her experience there. Pleased my 2nd daughter is getting the same experience there now.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

My son has been attending Footsteps, Canwell for about 6 months now and at 18 months old he is very happy. It is a lovely, warm, clean and very friendly environment. The staff are wonderful with the children and my son is very happy there. I would definitely recommend it.

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Average Rating:   4 out of 5

Our son loves his days at Footsteps. The staff are excellent, approachable and caring for our little boy. Even the staff in other children’s rooms know my son's name and are so friendly. The nursery is clean, bright and would highly recommend to any parent.

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

Great care, great activities and the staff have a great attitude. They really care about the children and always provide a variety of different tasks and games to aid development. Heartily recommend this nursery.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My son is extremely happy at Footsteps Nursery. The staff have time to get to know all the children and he feels comfortable with all staff members. I have been impressed with the confidence and independence that he has developed whilst at nursery. Staff consistently feed back to me after every session and appear interested in my sons life outside of nursery. This gives me confidence that they care for his general welfare. The food is consistently good and the children's behaviour is impressive. I am very happy with this nursery.

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We're both so pleased that we sent our baby daughter to Footsteps. The kids do loads of fun activities, that engage and build confidence. The 'Forest School' was an area that appealed, with outdoor wildlife to feed, such as chickens. Staff genuinely care for our little girl and that means a lot. She is excited to go and has a great connection with staff. I highly recommend Footsteps Canwell. P.s. - food is freshly made, salt free and very healthy/tasty.

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Average Rating:   4.8 out of 5

Brilliant nursery! Staff are very friendly, food cooked on site and range of engaging activities. I'm very pleased with how well my daughter has settled into nursery. I would highly recommend footsteps!

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