Cherry Tree Children's Nursery

5 North End, Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2AZ

Owner: Steve Hitch

Person in charge: Lauren Smith (Nursery Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Durham County Council

Number of Staff: 10

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

Total Places for Children: 30

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

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0730-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

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Reviews

6.7 Cherry Tree Children's Nursery has a Review Score of 6.7 (6.681)

The Review Score of 6.7 (maximum of 10) for Cherry Tree Children's 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 3 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Cherry Tree Children's Nursery in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.8 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 4.889 for Cherry Tree Children's Nursery is calculated as follows: ( (32 Excellents x 5) + (4 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 36 Ratings = 4.889

  • 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 1.792 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Cherry Tree Children's Nursery is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25 then divided by 2 = 1.625

    2. Target of 6 positive Reviews (30 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 6 Target = 0.333 , then divided by 2 = 0.167

  • 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 Cherry Tree Children's Nursery?

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

Reviewer Connection to Cherry Tree Children's Nursery

  • Mother of Child
    3

I decided I wanted my daughter to go to Cherry Tree as soon as we had our 1st visit. The staff are excellent and care about your child's needs. She gets very excited about going to nursery she would go 7 days a week if she could. I think the nursery has a very homely feel and although the outside area isn't big the staff use it well and the children still get the benefits they need. I have no concerns about her development and she is progressing everyday she is there. Cherry Tree is a lovely nursery and I would highly recommend to friends and family

How likely would you be to recommend Cherry Tree Children's 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

My son has been attending Cherrytree since September 2015. He took a little while to settle in but with the patience and kindness of the staff, he now loves it. We like how the nursery is homely rather than a school setting. The staff are very keen to help with any problems and they always have time to listen and make us feel very welcome. My son has made friends with children and has a special bond with the staff who work closely with him. The visits to the primary school are a great help looking forward to September. I am always kept up to date with his progress and he talks about his time at nursery when he is at home. I would definitely recommend Cherrytree.

How likely would you be to recommend Cherry Tree Children's Nursery? 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: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I would highly recommend Cherry Tree Nursery. It provides a loving, friendly and nurturing environment in a home-from-home setting. The staff are excellent at understanding an individual child's needs and providing learning experiences to suit them. The nursery is always immaculate, with regularly updated displays and activities are adapted each day in line with the interests of the children attending. Parents are provided with comprehensive overviews of what their child has done during their time at nursery, and how they are progressing in line with early years foundation stages. At meal times the children enjoy healthy, home-cooked food from a diverse menu. The nursery has developed strong links within its village community setting, particularly with local primary schools, which means, when the time comes, the children can move on with confidence. The staff are all friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable and clearly place the happiness of the children in their care as their first priority. This is a fantastic childcare provision.

How likely would you be to recommend Cherry Tree Children's 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

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