Footsteps Nursery & Forest School

Hawthorn House, Walsall Road, Lichfield WS13 8JL

Footsteps Nursery & Forest School, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Footsteps Nursery & Forest School, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Footsteps Nursery & Forest School, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Footsteps Day Nursery is a leading childcare provider for children under five.

The highly trained staff are dedicated to providing the best start for all in their care by creating opportunities that enable children to flourish during their time at the setting.

Carefully planned rooms form a stimulating and safe and educational environment coupled with a large outdoor area for all ages to access.

Forest School is a key part of this outside experience; promoting sensory experiences and encouraging child-led play. This helps inspire and stimulate children`s curiosity and whilst letting them experience the natural world.

Footsteps is committed to continuous improvement, to ensure both families and children get the best start in life by always being ‘One Step Ahead in Childcare.’

Group: Footsteps Day Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Hayley Hines (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Staffordshire County Council

Number of Staff: 10

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

Total Places for Children: 55

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays, Christmas & New Year

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Reviews

8.1 Footsteps Nursery & Forest School has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.091)

The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Footsteps Nursery & Forest School is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Footsteps Nursery & Forest School in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 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 5 for Footsteps Nursery & Forest School is calculated as follows: ( (24 Excellents x 5) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 5

  • 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 3.091 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Footsteps Nursery & Forest School is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 11 positive Reviews (55 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 11 Target = 0.091

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

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Footsteps Nursery & Forest School?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    2
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Footsteps Nursery & Forest School

  • Father of Child
    1
  • Mother of Child
    1

Very happy with the staff and facilities. My son has settled in well and loves the forest school and all associated activities. I feel confident and comfortable leaving him and know that he is getting a good standard of care.

How likely would you be to recommend Footsteps Nursery & Forest School? 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

Our daughter has now been at the nursery for about 3 to 4 months and the nursery and staff has been excellent. We are already seeing great development in her which must in part be due to he high standard of care and learning from staff. The food menu is diverse and of a high standard and the forest school is also a great bonus, and we look forward to seeing our daughter do more in this area as she gets older. We would have no problem in recommending the nursery to other parents.

How likely would you be to recommend Footsteps Nursery & Forest School? 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

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