Acklam Road Day Nursery

Acklam Road, Acklam, Middlesbrough TS5 4EB

Acklam Road Day Nursery, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside
Acklam Road Day Nursery, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside
Acklam Road Day Nursery, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside

Acklam Road Day Nursery has a range of age-specific rooms that have been tailored to suit the different stages of early years learning. The nursery is well-established in the area, not far from the town centre and offering a scenic environment that will inspire children's curiosity and imagination.

Staff have the expertise to see early learning programmes flourish, ensuring the approach is always warm and friendly and that individual diets are catered for. The team also make the most of secure outdoor play areas and a healthy lifestyle policy is in place.

Group: Nunthorpe Nurseries Group

Person in charge: Shaunie Preston (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Middlesbrough Council

Number of Staff: 12

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

Total Places for Children: 42

Age Range: from 0 years 6 months to 8 years 11 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Vacancies

Please Contact Us for Latest Vacancies

Reviews

9.9 Acklam Road Day Nursery has a Review Score of 9.9 (9.882)

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Acklam Road Day Nursery is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.9 out of 5 from 39 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Acklam Road Day Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 31 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 4.882 for Acklam Road Day Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (413 Excellents x 5) + (53 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 467 Ratings = 4.882

  • 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 Acklam Road Day Nursery is based on 31 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 8.4 positive Reviews (42 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 31 Reviews ÷ 8.4 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
    37
  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    36
  • Likely
    3
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Acklam Road Day Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    24
  • Father of Child
    8
  • Grandmother of Child
    3
  • Aunt of Child
    2
  • Grandfather of Child
    1
  • more

Fantastic nursery with fantastic staff. Always accommodate your requests and really make you feel valued. The staff are great with the kids. My daughter has been going since 2007 and I've never had a negative experience.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 28 Feb 2017:

We have enjoyed looking after your daughter and watched her grow
Thank you for your kind words.

My grandchild comes to this nursery and when I pick him up he is always happy and smiling. When we go home he talks about his day and what he did. I would recommend this nursery to any of my friends and family.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Since my daughter has started nursery she has become very happy and confident little girl. I would recommend this nursery to all my friends who need childcare. The staff members are very friendly and welcoming. If I ever have a problem or any questions, the staff are more then happy to help.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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 has been here since 1 yr old.
The staff are very friendly, helpful, and informative.
He has loved going there, and still goes there now he goes for breakfast club and after school and through the holidays.
The girls there are amazing. My son tells me the fun things he does which are educational too.
He's a very fussy eater and they help him and cater for his needs.
Thank you to all the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 27 Feb 2017:

Thank you for these kind words

My son has attended Acklam Road Day Nursery since he was 6 months old he was very attached to myself and his dad. The staff here made me feel that he was in safe hands always there to greet u with a smile and hello ... Even at the end of the day when everyone is ready for home they are so happy and welcoming my son has fitted in extremely well and truly enjoys going to this nursery .. the staff have helped him crawl walk learn nursery rhymes and how to fed himself it has given him the independence he needs grow into a happy toddler. I am overwhelmed with the help and support my son receives whilst at Acklam Road Day Nursery I will be and have already been recommending this nursery to people.
Thank you to all staff who look after my son ...

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 15 Feb 2017:

Thank you for this lovely review myself and the team are overwhelmed my these kind words.

The nursery is an excellent environment for my son who is 15 months old. All the staff are incredible with him, they've brought his development on immensely.
I'd highly recommend the nursery to any of my family and friends.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 13 Feb 2017:

Thank you for your kind words. I shall your pass your high comments onto the girls.

This is a brilliant nursery. My nephew has been going here for quite a few years and I would pick him up often. The security procedures they have are fantastic. I would have to give a password each time I picked him up until the girls knew who I was. The girls are always friendly and so helpful.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 07 Feb 2017:

Thank you for your kind words.

I have found the service from this nursery of a very high standard , there's a lovely atmosphere amongst the children and members of staff , they are always helpful and happy to help. A lovely enjoyable place for children . Thank you x

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 06 Feb 2017:

Thank you so much for the lovely review

I take my niece 2/3 times a week to nursery and pick her up. She always goes in happy and always comes out with a huge smile on her face and has always done a painting for me. The staff are amazing to every child and family members. Would recommend this nursery to any of my friends with children.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 03 Feb 2017:

Thank you for the kind words.

This nursery is excellent. My son has been going here for 5yrs. He started part time the went to full time and now goes to breakfast club and after school club. I wouldn't have my son in any other nursery and my son wouldn't want to be anywhere else. He also goes in the school holidays.
The staff are amazing. They have helped me through some rather tough stages in my life and have gone above and beyond to help me.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 03 Feb 2017:

Thank you, Eileen, I shall pass on your wonderful comments to the girls.

My little girl absolutely loves it here and always asks to go on the days she doesn't attend. The staff are wonderful with her and go out of their way with her as she can be very fussy (eating) or very demanding, she has a medical condition which sometimes impacts on her behaviour and the staff know her so well now it's never an issue.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 02 Feb 2017:

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review.

Really happy with the nursery. My grandson really loves it and loves all the staff and the kids.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 31 Jan 2017:

Thank you Christine.

My son has been at this nursery for 2 years now and he has learnt so much. He has become a strong independent young man. He loves the staff at Acklam Day Nursery and he also has lots of friends there.
The nursery always looks clean and tidy. Everything is well organised.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 30 Jan 2017:

Thank you Rashad, I will pass on your lovely comment to the girls.

Great nursery, very happy with the level of service from staff members.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Christine, Nurseries Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 30 Jan 2017:

Thank you for your lovely comments, Michael.

The nursery has been amazing with helping my daughter walk. They have put so much time and effort in with her that I can't thank them enough. Amazing setting.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Christine, Nurseries Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 30 Jan 2017:

Thank you for your lovely comments Jessica.

Excellent nursery, excellent teachers.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Christine, Nurseries Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 30 Jan 2017:

Thank you for your lovely comments Kayleigh.

As a grandparent, I can highly recommend this nursery. The staff all seem happy in their work and take the time to get to know you and the child. My grandson has come on leaps and bounds since starting here and I can't thank or praise them enough.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 27 Jan 2017:

Thank you Karen for the lovely words

My nephew comes here once a week and he loves coming here to see his friends and the staff. All the staff are amazing and friendly. My nephew never leaves unhappy. Would recommend this nursery to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 27 Jan 2017:

Thank you for the lovely comments

My daughter loved coming to Acklam Nursery and was very upset about going to full-time school. We pop in when we are passing to say hello to all the girls. The nursery is warm and friendly. I would highly recommend this nursery to anyone looking for fantastic childcare.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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 attends this nursery and participates in many activities here which she thoroughly enjoys, the staff are friendly and pleasant also. The menu is catered for all needs and are very flexible where possible.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

My daughter has been attending this nursery for quite some time and enjoys her time there, she is a sociable girl and enjoys interacting with the other children which she thrives on at nursery. I believe her attendance here will give her the basics she will need when she starts school in September. I am also happy with the food served and the varied menu which suits different needs.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Since my daughter started Acklam Day Nursery she has become very confident and an outgoing little girl. I am very happy with how the staff care for my daughter and they are always there if I have any problems.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 20 Jan 2017:

Thank you Jennifer.

My son attends this nursery and could not be happier. He loves coming here and has made lots of friends. The staff are amazing, so friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend anyone to bring their children here.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Christine Prendergast, Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 19 Jan 2017:

Thank you for your lovely comments Yasmin.

Really pleased and happy with the progress of my child at this the nursey. My child has come on in leaps and bounds since starting Nursey. He's more confident and outgoing, social with other kids and is talking a lot more.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

Thank you, Ross, for the lovely comment, if you would like to discuss any of your grading's please pop into the office.

Amazing nursery. My son loves it so much and all the staff are brilliant. Can't thank this nursery enough.

My son has special needs and they have gone over and beyond to help him and me. Since my son has been attending here, he is slowly but steadily becoming a confident little boy. Staff are amazing.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

Thank you, Razvana, for these lovely words.

Lovely, clean nursery. I cannot thank the staff enough for the development of my son. They have been fantastic with him and he absolutely loves coming here. He is always kept lovely and clean and each member of staff has taken the time to get to know him. I am always given a full report on how he's done that day. Staff seem happy and genuinely pleased to see us x

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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: Don't Know

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

Thank you Karianne it's wonderful to hear such high praise, I will pass on your kind words to the girls.

Excellent staff and facilities! My little boy loves coming here. Tapestry is brilliant for me to keep up with how he's doing and for me to update the staff too.
Overall, I'd recommend Acklam Day nursery to anyone for their children - they'll 100% be happy, well cared for and always be learning!

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

Thank you, Sarah, for your high praise.

My child, who has special needs, has been attending Acklam Day Nursery for over 6 months now. I can personally vouch for all of the staff members professionalism, warmth and care taken to ensure that all of her complex needs are met, as well as treating her like any other little girl.
I am particularly impressed with my daughter's key worker, who has shown such interest and devotion to my daughter's development and wellbeing whilst in her care. I thoroughly recommend this nursery to anyone who is unsure of where to send their child and to reassure them that they will be part of a lovely team.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

Thank you, Jan,
I will speak to your daughter's key person, she will be thrilled with what you have said.

Great nursery. My daughter has grown so much since attending. She comes home singing a new song almost every day and is always learning new things! All the girls who work in the nursery are wonderful and ever so polite and helpful!

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Satisfactory

Care: Good

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2017:

We do like to sing and a big thank you for your lovely feedback.

I was so happy with this nursery that I have already placed my babies name on the nursery list for when he is ready to go to nursery. My little girl loved her nursery and still talks about it now. A great nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 17 Jan 2017:

We have missed A.R, we are all looking forward to the little one coming in,
Thank you for the kind words, Claire,
See you soon.

Great environment for my son who has created friendships and relationships with other nursery children and staff alike.
They are happy to work with myself to make the transitions of potty training easier.
I have recommended the nursery to others.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Excellent

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 17 Jan 2017:

Thank you for the lovely comments.

Brilliant experience with all staff, no problems with any aspect of the nursery or staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 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: Good

Value for Money: Good

It is a fab nursery my child loves it and loves all the staff. My child has come on loads since being in day care and were really happy as a family that this is the nursery we chose. It has a very friendly atmosphere and the children are extremely welcome. My child loves it.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? 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: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Rachael Donaldson, Nursery Manager at Acklam Road Day Nursery responded to this review on 18 Jan 2016:

Thank you for the lovely recommendation.

I think the nursery is really good. The rooms are big for the kids to enjoy and the staff are really nice and helpful.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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

So far I have been extremely pleased with how the nursery have been caring for my son. He seems to be really enjoying going to nursery and playing with the staff/children each day. As a parent I feel that having the "Tapestry" programme is invaluable and especially as I can have an insight into what he gets up to. Keep up the good work :)

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 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: Good

My child really enjoys school and is happy with everything he also likes all staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? 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: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Very good with children, my child looks forward to coming everyday. Very happy environment for kids. Lovely staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day 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 enjoys nursery and comes 2 days a week. She loves all the staff and I am at ease when I am at work. The staff keep me informed on what she does on a daily basis.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My son has settled well into the nursery and all of the girls are lovely with him. He has come on loads.

How likely would you be to recommend Acklam Road Day Nursery? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Good

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Good

Activities: Good

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

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Staff Profiles

Brittany

Brittany Richardson

Job Title: Modern Apprentice

Joined: 2016

Description:

I am currently working to complete my Level 2 in Child Development. I receive lots of support from all the staff.

Christina

Christina Harmison

Job Title: Nursery Cook

Joined: 2016

Description:

I have been working here just under a year. I enjoy cooking a healthy and varied menu for the children

Clare

Clare Spillane

Job Title: Nursery Deputy Manager

Joined: 1999

Description:

I have worked at Acklam Day Nursery for 17 years, I came to over a staff sickness and stayed on. I have worked by way up from just covering dinners to Deputy Manager
I am qualified at level 3 in Child development, currently working towards my Level 3 in business Management

Jennifer

Jennifer Nunn

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2016

Description:

I am completed my Level 3 in early childhood, I am currently working towards my level 2 in team building.

Jennifer

Jennifer Barker

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2016

Description:

I have completed the BTEC National Diploma in childhood studies

Katherine

Katherine Sulley

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2015

Description:

I started here just after I had completed a modern apprentice, I am now also attending university to gain a degree in the Early years

Katherine

Katherine Sulley

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2015

Description:

I started here just after I had completed a modern apprentice, I am now also attending university to gain a degree in the Early years

Laura

Laura Potts

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2013

Description:

I have completed my level 2 and 3 in sign language. I have complete the CACHE diploma in childhood. I am also working my way through Level 2 in team building

Nitasha

Nitasha Sharma

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2016

Description:

I have a bachelor's degree in child development

Stacey

Stacey Grant

Job Title: Nursery Nurse

Joined: 2012

Description:

I originally joined the group as the nursery cook but loved spending time with the children, so I began my childcare qualifications. I have completed both my Level 2 and 3 in childcare.