Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham

18 North Parade, Grantham NG31 8AN

Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Serendipitys Day Nursery is a home from home family nursery set in the heart of Grantham where children have fun as they grow and develop and family is at heart of everything they do. Opened in 2012, the nursery creates a modern but cosy atmosphere with space and light for children to feel free to play and explore. The nursery offers various session and free child care for eligible 2, 3 & 4 yr olds. With a highly qualified staff team they strive to provide quality nursery provision that meets the needs of the family.

Within the nursery there is a large playroom for children aged between 2 and 4 yrs old, led by a qualified early year’s teacher the environment is designed to allow children to interact, play learn and develop skills in a well-planned play environment.

Upstairs Serendipitys has a homely baby room with an environment and atmosphere that allows children to feel safe and secure while they explore, learn and develop.

Group: Serendipitys Day Nurseries

Person in charge: Naomi Mansfield (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Lincolnshire County Council

Number of Staff: 8

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

Total Places for Children: 40

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1900

When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.7 Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham has a Review Score of 8.7 (8.714)

The Review Score of 8.7 (maximum of 10) for Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham 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 15 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.9 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 4.839 for Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham is calculated as follows: ( (153 Excellents x 5) + (25 Goods x 4) + (2 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 180 Ratings = 4.839

  • 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 3.875 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham 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 8 positive Reviews (40 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 3 Reviews ÷ 8 Target = 0.375

  • 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
    15
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    15
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
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    0
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Reviewer Connection to Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham

  • Mother of Child
    12
  • Father of Child
    3

We have just moved to Grantham and unfortunately still have to commute to London so the early starts work well for us. My daughter settled in so well within a few days. Now when I drop her off, she is so keen to go and play. The staff are lovely and there are always fun activities going on at nursery. I feel confident and happy leaving my daughter there for the day.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? 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 could not recommend a more caring nursery than Serendipitys Day Nursery. The educators are well trained and professional. They pay close attention to each child's development and keep a daily record of all activities to give the parents a good understanding of their child's day. The children are kept occupied with an array of activities which stimulate their learning and progression. The nursery itself is warm and friendly and there is always a special learning event on. I am so grateful that my son has been so well looked after.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

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 loves attending this nursery and am very happy with the care that she receives. She has fresh hot meals every day and has helped her to eat food she wouldn't eat at home. She always has lots to tell me at the end of her day about all the fun activities she does there. Staff always keep me up to date with everything she's done in the day and also future events I may need to know. Definitely recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? 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

Serendipitys Day Nursery is absolutely amazing. My daughter started on the 4th July and needed time to get used to me dropping her off for the day, 3 days a week. The staff there are brilliant and very friendly and helped my daughter settle in. She has great days every time she goes there and has lots of fun playing with toys, exploring and interacting with other children. Everybody there is brilliant with her. I feel very happy to know, that she'll be taken care of so well while I'm at work. I'm so glad to have picked Serendipity for my daughter.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? 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

Love the nursery, my son is always happy and loves going, loves all the staff and always has a smile on his face, cannot fault the nursery, always learning new things. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nursery. Fab 5*

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? 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

Brilliant nursery with fantastic staff. My son is completely happy here and enjoys all the many activities that he is encouraged to participate in. Caring, proactive and friendly staff ensure I have no concerns whatsoever when I drop him off in the morning or when I collect him in the evening.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Great nursery,daughter always has a smile on her face when we bring her there, which means happy parents too.
We love the tapestry website feel like we're constantly up to date and part of her day.
Highly recommend this place :-)

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

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

In past 2 years my little angel has learned so much. Now it's almost time to say goodbye and join her new school but I can definitely say that she will miss Serendipity's nursery. Staff are amazing and they have been there for us. They took brilliant care of my little angel every time when she was there.
My daughter learned how to be more confident with herself and she's so much better with language. That's the biggest thank you to staff because they helped her with that. Each day step by step and it wasn't easy to start from nothing. Thank you for all you have done.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Good

Value for Money: Good

This nursery is great, staff very professional, I can really see how my son changed his behavior (in a good way) over last 5 months (since he started in January). I like that they learn through experience and every day, they have something exciting to do in the nursery!

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

What I like the most of this nursery is the dedication and love that all the staff members have not only towards the children, but also the parents and rest of the family. They always take a lot of time to tell you every detail of your child's day. I also love the possibility to pick him up from inside the room and being allowed to see exactly what he has been doing (and he also loves to show me the toys he is playing with, as well as his friends).
The nursery has started some very interesting new activities for children, like golf and French classes. My son is now singing songs in French to us! They have lots of toys and activity corners, which allows children to develop their imagination in many different ways. I would say that they also learned a lot about food with the variety of their menus.
I have a second child who will soon start going too. I love the baby's room and the sleeping area they have for them, but most importantly, I really like the staff who takes care of babies.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

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

My daughter has been going to this nursery setting for 9 months and her development has been monitored and improved throughout that time.
The setting is like a home from home. The activities are messy which I love. The staff are professional, friendly and clearly care for my daughters well being.
I know my daughter enjoys going there as she gets excited and happy when we approach the front door. That's a recommendation enough for me.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

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

Absolutely fantastic nursery. The staff are all so lovely and really care for the children. My little one is settling in so well and I feel very reassured that she is being well looked after. I couldn't recommend Serendipitys enough.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? 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

Fantastic staff and a lovely, friendly atmosphere. My little boy has been in both the baby room and the preschoolers room and absolutely loves it. Lots of fun, educational activities (currently doing French lessons). Staff keep me up to date with his progress and what he has enjoyed each day. Would not hesitate to recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

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

Fantastic nursery, very enthusiastic about child's individual needs and circumstances. Very good with helping support parents with any queries and future situations e.g leaving for school are looked at and assessed in great detail for the child. Excellent safeguarding and a real family feel. Brilliant staff team!

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My daughter loves Bambinos nursery. The staff is amazing and they make sure that I'm informed about everything. My daughter learned how to be more confident with herself, how to help others. Definitely the best place for my daughter. I am very happy with the progress my daughter has made at the nursery so far.

How likely would you be to recommend Serendipitys Day Nursery Grantham? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

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Staff Profiles

Samantha

Samantha Waite

Job Title: Nursery Manager

Joined: 2014

Description:

With 20 years’ experience within the early year’s sector working at various levels. Sam has a keen professional interest in Safeguarding children which is reflected in the nursery ethos. Sam’s experience as an early years consultant has assisted the nursery to go from strength to strength over the last 18 months.

Theresa

Theresa Brown

Job Title: Deputy manager/ baby room lead

Joined: 2012

Description:

Theresa has worked with the childcare sector for over 15 years with experience mostly within early years. Theresa holds the position of SENCO (special educational needs co-ordinator) within the nursery supporting children and families who need that little extra help.

Shelley

Shelley Coupland

Job Title: EYFS Lead

Joined: 2014

Description:

Shelley qualified as a teacher in 2009 and as a specialist early years teacher in 20145. She has worked in year 1 and 2 at primary schools; however her true passion is the early years. Leading the 2-4yrs room and overall practice within the nursery, Shelley supports staff to maintain high standards within their everyday practice.

Rachel

Rachel Harrison

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2014

Description:

Qualified with a BTEC level 3 diploma in children’s care, learning and development. Rachel is currently studying for a foundation degree in children families and community health. Rachel started as a student at the nursery when completing her level 3, the quality of work led us to offer Rachel a full time position within the baby room.

Rosie

Rosie Atherton

Job Title: Nursery Apprentice

Joined: 2014

Description:

Qualified NVQ level 2 in children’s care, learning and development Rosie is currently studying towards a level 3 diploma in childcare. With 2 years’ experience in the early year’s sector, Rosie is a key person to children within the 2-4 yr. olds room.

Amy

Amy Eurich

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2014

Description:

Qualified NVQ level 2 in children’s care, learning and development. With 3 years’ experience within the early year’s sector, Amy is a key person to children within the 2-4yrs room.