Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes

Windmill Close, Scholes, Wigan WN1 3QS

Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes, Wigan, Greater Manchester
Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes, Wigan, Greater Manchester
Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes offers a pleasing learning through play environment, allowing skilled carers the resources and security through which to maintain the fun and enjoyable atmosphere your child deserves. Well-kept gardens allows children to experience outdoor play, and carers look to be completely open with parents and develop strong relationships with them.

The facility includes sensory play areas, age-appropriate toys and expert learning aids. Each child has their own key person who is trained to pick up on individual issues in order to ensure that each child makes the most of the activities available.

Group: Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Samantha Shedwick-Dudley (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

Number of Staff: 35

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

Total Places for Children: 97

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1830

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

8.2 Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.186)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes 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 3 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.4 out of 5 from 2 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 4.833 for Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes is calculated as follows: ( (31 Excellents x 5) + (4 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 36 Ratings = 4.833

  • 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 3.353 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 19.4 positive Reviews (97 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 19.4 Target = 0.103

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

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    3
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes

  • Mother of Child
    3

I would thoroughly recommend Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes as the mother of 2 children who attend there. The staff are lovely and welcoming and I feel very assured and confident in leaving my children in their care.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My son absolutely loves attending Busy Bees. His confidence has grown so much and he has made lots of new friends. All of the staff are amazing and friendly. Will be very sad when he leaves to go to school in September!

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes? 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

The staff are very friendly. The nursery has just had a new manager take over. I have noticed that there seems to be new staff a lot. It would be better for the children and reassurance for the parents that the staff are permanent so both children and parents can get to know them. The nursery is very clean, child friendly and is very welcoming. I feel very comfortable letting my child stay there while I'm at work.

How likely would you be to recommend Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Gemma, Nursery Manager at Busy Bees at Wigan, Scholes responded to this review on 24 Mar 2016:

Thank you for your review of our nursery at Wigan Scholes. We have not recently had a new manager take over, and should we in future we will communicate this formally to all parents. We understand your concern of staff, however some have left due to personal circumstances and change of career and we are confident that our dedicated team provide high standards of childcare and they look forward to building relationships with you and your child further. Thank you so much for your comments and we are delighted that you are happy with our nursery. Please do not hesitate to contact Gemma on 01942 239939 if you have any questions.

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