Chilton Meadows Nursery

Chilton Moor, Houghton le Spring DH4 6LX

Chilton Meadows Nursery, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear
Chilton Meadows Nursery, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear
Chilton Meadows Nursery, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear

Rated 'Oustanding' in all areas by OFSTED November 2016, Chilton Meadows Day Nursery is situated in Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring. Chilton Meadows Day Nursery is a family run nursery which offers a loving, happy, nurturing and secure environment for children from birth to five years old.

Staffed by fully qualified and caring professionals, children enjoy a wide range of learning activities that are age-specific and versatile to meet their individual development.

A well-resourced open plan interior is complemented by a large secure outdoor area and spacious gardens. There is a large car park onsite to enable children to be safely dropped off and collected from nursery.

All Ofsted objectives are respected by staff, who look to respect different cultures, traditions and beliefs as part of an equal opportunities policy. Carers are also qualified to help children with special needs and challenging behaviours.

Owner: Maureen Shepherd

Person in charge: Joanne Punshon (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Sunderland City Council

Number of Staff: 14

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

Total Places for Children: 35

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0700-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Vacancies

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Reviews

10 Chilton Meadows Nursery has a Review Score of 10 (9.986)

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

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 18 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Chilton Meadows Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 12 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 4.986 for Chilton Meadows Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (213 Excellents x 5) + (3 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 216 Ratings = 4.986

  • 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 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Chilton Meadows Nursery is based on 12 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 7 positive Reviews (35 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 12 Reviews ÷ 7 Target Reached = 1

  • 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
    18
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Chilton Meadows Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    17
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Chilton Meadows Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    16
  • Father of Child
    2

Chilton Meadows nursery is an excellent nursery. My son loves going to nursery. He settled really quickly and this was all down to the warm welcome from all of the staff. He has developed so much in such a short space of time. I would highly recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

I am very happy with Chilton Meadows. Such a lovely nursery with friendly staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

I feel the nursery is very good. The staff are very good with my child and any concerns they let me know in a professional and respectful manner.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 overall experience has been great. Staff were very friendly and it was nice listening to what my daughter's teachers had to say. The atmosphere was also very warm and welcoming.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 fabulous little girl has developed so much since starting here. Her speech and confidence have grown so much. All the staff are amazing and I can't thank them enough. We are constantly updated on her progress and have fab parent's evenings. The staff really care and it shows. I highly recommend Chilton Meadows day nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 son loves this nursery. It has been a Godsend, perfect hours and stimulating activities.

He has made friends and is excited to come to nursery every day.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 grown in confidence since taking up full-time hours at Chilton Meadows Day Nursery. The staff are dedicated and passionate about all aspects of learning and caring for the children. The nursery has played a massive part in my daughter's education. Thank you and I would highly recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

I am very impressed with the connection they have with my child.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

I love my son being in this nursery. You can see how well they interact with him and how he isn't just seen as one of many children. He has an excellent bond with his key worker. I am overwhelmed by how well he has developed and continues to do so. I couldn't ask for a better nursery for my son to be in. Excellent nursery, excellent service, excellent people.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Both my children have attended this nursery over the last 7 years. The staff are very friendly and the children are happy to be left with them. The nursery is clean and they are fed well. The nursery has helped to bring out confidence and develop them both ready to start school. I would highly recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Best decision I made! We looked for a nursery for our daughter to attend when she was 2 1/2 years to help her mix. Our daughter has developed in so many ways. We were so happy we have kept our daughter to attend nursery instead of attending school nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 little girl loves the nursery, comes home every day with a big smile on her face. Absolutely loves all the staff and loves playing out in the garden. Would definitely recommend this nursery to friends and family. Everyone here is great.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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 started coming to this nursery in September 2016. She has settled in fantastically gaining confidence in herself, making new friends, enjoys going to nursery. I would highly recommend this nursery to people, the staff there are very helpful and caring, always attend to the child's needs.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 19 Dec 2016:

Thank you for your feedback Sarah, it is very much appreciated.

Very good nursery especially for working parents hours are very good. Both of my sons went to this nursery, one from the age of six months and the other from one years old. They both loved going summer term the most as they get to explore the garden. I would highly recommend to working families as the hours suit all.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 28 Apr 2016:

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts about Chilton Meadows Day Nursery, it is very much appreciated.

Absolutely brilliant nursery, my daughter loves it and it has bought her on so much more. The staff are all lovely and take so much care and pride in their work. I would highly recommend the nursery to all!

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 28 Apr 2016:

We are very grateful for your feedback, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Chilton Meadows Day Nursery.

My son has been at the nursery since he was 11 months old. He is now 4 and will be leaving this year to start school in September. He has really enjoyed his time at Chilton Meadows. He has made lots of friends and is always very happy to go to nursery. It has really benefited him. He has learnt so much at nursery, it has brought him along. The staff are all very caring. They always have something positive to say, which has really helped his confidence.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows Nursery? 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 24 Mar 2016:

Hi Claire, thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review about Chilton Meadows. We really appreciate your kind words.

This nursery is excellent, my son has been going since he was 5 months old and he has really enjoyed his time here. The staff are really helpful and friendly, I recommend this nursery to anyone. I cant think of any bad points, the parking is also excellent.

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 17 Mar 2016:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Chilton Meadows Day Nursery. As always, we really appreciate your feedback and your kind words.

Chilton meadows nursery is a a nursery that I would highly recommend my child loves going she loves the staff it's like a massive family every one always happy and pleasant there are plenty of things to do from been 2 year old my child has been going she has came on so well making friends and learning new things everyday it's that great she doesn't even want to start big girls school she wants to just stop at nursery if you have a problem. The manager is always happy to listen and try and help you as much as she can so I would like to say thanks to all the staff at the nursery and if you are looking for a nursery for you child to attend we're your mind can be at rest I would recommend Chilton Meadows :))

How likely would you be to recommend Chilton Meadows 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

Vanessa Martyn, Director at Chilton Meadows Nursery responded to this review on 17 Mar 2016:

Dear Stephanie, thank you for taking the time to write a review about Chilton Meadows Day Nursery. As always, we welcome, value and appreciate your feedback and your kind words.

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November 2016

OUTSTANDING in all areas

Recipient: Chilton Meadows Nursery

Date: Tuesday 01 Nov 2016

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