The Nursery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Nursery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Nursery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

The Nursery provides a happy, nurturing and secure environment where each child can develop and learn to their full potential.

Located in Aston, Sheffield, the nursery is ideally situated for both commuters and families within the local community. Set within a large converted house, the nursery creates a warm and friendly environment where children feel safe and secure.

The nursery is family-run and managed by a highly competent manager with many years of experience working in nurseries.

The enthusiastic team of early years practitioners are committed to providing the highest quality care for each child, and have access to a wide range of training programs throughout the year, enabling them to continually build on their skills and knowledge.

The Nursery has provision for children aged between birth and five years. This includes a baby room (birth to two years), a toddler room (two to three years) and a pre-school room (three to five years). Each room is split into age ranges to ensure the provision is closely matched to each child’s interests and stage of development.

The Nursery has a large outdoor area which has been fitted with artificial grass so that it can be accessed in all weathers, whilst creating an aesthetically pleasing environment all year round.

The nursery provides funded places for qualifying two-year-olds and all three- and four-year-olds and from September 2017 they will be offering 30 hours of funded care (as announced by the Government) to qualifying parents. Demand is expected to be very high so an early enquiry/booking may be advisable as not all nursery schools are expected to offer this service and spaces may become limited.

To qualify for the additional 15 hours per week both parents must be working a minimum of 16 hours per week and joint income must not exceed £100,000 per annum. This applies equally to single parents in a lone parent family.

Person in charge: Mae Boldison (Owner/Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Number of Staff: 16

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

Total Places for Children: 46

Age Range: from 0 years 2 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0745-1800

When Closed: All Bank Holidays plus 1 week over Christmas & New Year

Vacancies

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Reviews

8.6 The Nursery has a Review Score of 8.6 (8.566)

The Review Score of 8.6 (maximum of 10) for The Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.7 out of 5 from 8 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.8 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 4.74 for The Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (74 Excellents x 5) + (19 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 96 Ratings = 4.74

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. 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.

    The 3.826 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Nursery 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 9.2 positive Reviews (46 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 3 Reviews ÷ 9.2 Target = 0.326

  • 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
    7
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    7
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to The Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    7
  • Father of Child
    1

I have been really happy with the nursery since we have been going. I always feel assured that my child is cared for, especially when having a bad day. Every day on pick up my child is having fun and is happy. Other than that I love the amount of time my child spends outside playing and the different activities they have to do outside and one of the carers is always playing chase or hid and seek with them.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? 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: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Very impressed. The staff are lovely and friendly. My son really enjoys going once he is there. They show affection when he is upset at first when leaving me which I like.
My son's speech has come on so much since he has been going. The food they provide is always healthy and my son always eats all of his dinner.
Really glad I picked this nursey.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The care both my children have received from 'The Nursery' has been outstanding. My children absolutely love going to nursery. They experience a range of exciting activities every day and enjoy playing in the garden. Staff are always friendly and supportive of our children's needs. We have daily feedback and detailed reports termly relating to progress. I can't thank my children's key workers enough. They are superstars!

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? 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

My daughter has been attending for a year now. I was dreading going back to work and leaving her there but she settled instantly thanks to the lovely staff and the fantastic facilities! We chose The Nursery as the garden was so appealing, it's great that they can get out in any weather. My daughter has made friends with the children and the staff, it's such a friendly environment and there is no worry about when they have to move up a room as they all know each other from playing outside. The food always sounds fantastic, and a great variety of home cooked meals. Would happily recommend The Nursery to anyone looking for childcare.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My son has been going here now for over a year and after looking at many childcare providers we chose The Nursery as it was very welcoming, the staff seemed nice, knowledgeable, and ALL first aid trained and my son really enjoyed the taster session. I can honestly say I've never had any problems, I'm always informed of the day he's had, the girls are so lovely that work there never short on cuddles if my sons having an off day.
As he gets older and moves up the nursery, and his nursery teacher changes and he's a little unsure about going in his new room his old nursery assistants will come and reassure him. Most importantly I have no tears in the morning as he loves going. I cannot speak highly enough of them and will be sad when the time comes for him to leave pre-school.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? 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

He is well cared for and well provided for and he has a wide range of activities for him to do. The girls are very friendly and informative as to what he has been doing etc. very good communication between career and parent.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? 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: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My little girl loves going to 'The Nursery' as it is a very friendly and welcoming place. She gets on well with all the staff and always comes home happy. She enjoys the big outdoor space and interacting with older and younger children. I know she is well looked after at nursery and she enjoys the wide range of food. We are all happy that we picked 'The Nursery' for our little girl.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

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

Brilliant staff who have provided excellent care for my son, planning appropriate activities and experiences that relate to his current interests. I have received lovely pictures and observations showing my son enjoying his time which is great to see. My son loves the food and eats foods that he wouldn't normally eat at home, giving me the satisfaction that he has had two home cooked meals. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend The Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

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

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