Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston

Unit E&F Troon Way Business Ctr, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, Leicester LE4 9HA

Bush Babies- Leicester Thurmaston opened in 2006.

It is a bright, friendly and welcoming nursery which has three spacious rooms all on one level.

There are many learning opportunities, exploration and adventure for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Each room is a hub of activity, allowing children to be busy developing and learning new skills throughout their day.


The Discovery Zone is a place where the children can experience the world of IT and engage their sensory skills. The colourful interactive world is a place where the children's imagination and creativity is developed. There are touch screens, hands-on equipment and sensory activities.


There is a beautiful age-appropriate garden with outdoor classroom.
There is a covered outdoor canopied toddler area to support free flow in all weathers

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Amy McCulloch (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Leicester City Council

Number of Staff: 20

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

Total Places for Children: 86

Age Range: from 0 years 1 months to 5 years 11 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0745-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Fees Guide: £175.00 per week + funded sessions

Languages Spoken (other than English): Gujarati, Polish

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Reviews

9.1 Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston has a Review Score of 9.1 (9.088)

The Review Score of 9.1 (maximum of 10) for Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 5 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.3 out of 5 from 5 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 4.797 for Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston is calculated as follows: ( (48 Excellents x 5) + (10 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 59 Ratings = 4.797

  • 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 4.291 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston is based on 5 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 17.2 positive Reviews (86 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 5 Reviews ÷ 17.2 Target = 0.291

  • 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
    5
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston?

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

Reviewer Connection to Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston

  • Mother of Child
    5

The nursery is a safe, friendly and happy environment, my children are happy and enjoy coming each day. They have got strong rapport with staff, all of whom show such genuine care and interact in their well being and development. The food is excellent and they are encouraged to have good table manners.
I have a huge respect for the staff who care for my children, they make them feel safe, give them fun, learning, laughter and warmth.

How likely would you be to recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

We have twin boys who attend this nursery. They started at 13 months old and are now 4 years in Feb 2018. They have developed milestones at this nursery. From learning to crawl, walk, feed themselves, use a beaker - cup to now eating independently using cutlery. They have learnt a tremendous amount and we thank all the staff at the nursery for their friendly, informative and supportive help. The chef cooks great meals which our boys love eating more! They have made friends and are starting to develop as individuals. Best decision to join this nursery!

How likely would you be to recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston? 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 confident that my son is looked after very well and in good care whilst at the nursery. He has a great bond with his key worker and she has done a great job. Whilst he has been in the baby room, the handover when picking him up is good and you are kept well informed of his day's activity.

How likely would you be to recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

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: Good

My daughter has loved her time at nursery and has developed so much during her time with you guys. All the staff and management team are always friendly caring and approachable and have helped us in our time of need. My 2nd daughter will definitely be attending as we have had such a positive experience with the setting and our daughter has received such great care. And that is all down to you guys thank you all so very much xx

How likely would you be to recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Don't Know

My child loves coming to nursery. He has a very special bond with staff, especially his key worker who he is happy to be passed over to without getting upset and will wave us goodbye. The care is fantastic! The staff are very nurturing and I feel safe leaving my child with them. I love receiving all of the artwork and photos of activities that he has participated in! All staff throughout the rooms will acknowledge him and always say hello. Communication between myself and the staff is great! They always keep me informed on what he has done throughout the day, what he has eaten etc.

How likely would you be to recommend Bush Babies - Leicester Thurmaston? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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