BBC Wales Acorns

Llantrisant Road, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YQ

BBC Wales Acorns, Cardiff, Cardiff
BBC Wales Acorns, Cardiff, Cardiff
BBC Wales Acorns, Cardiff, Cardiff

BBC Wales Acorns nursery is located between the villages of Llandaff and Whitchurch and overlooks the Llantrisant Road, close to the city centre.

The nursery forms part of the BBC Wales building, and offers childcare to employees of BBC Wales as well as parents who do not work at the BBC.

At the nursery, babies are cared for within the confines of their own floor by a skilled team of nursery practitioners. Older children can enjoy playrooms and outdoor play areas, including the Forest School play area.

The pre-school group follows the Foundation Phase, which links closely with the National Curriculum and explores the seven areas of learning.

Children are taught music and movement on a regular basis, encouraging them to lead healthy lifestyles.

Group: Acorns Nurseries Ltd

Person in charge: Rachel Robinson (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Cardiff Council

Number of Staff: 30

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

Total Places for Children: 60

Age Range: from 0 years 1 months to 5 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0800-1800

When Closed: Bank Holidays

Languages Spoken (other than English): Makaton, Welsh

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Reviews

4.7 BBC Wales Acorns has a Review Score of 4.7 (4.688)

The Review Score of 4.7 (maximum of 10) for BBC Wales Acorns 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 4 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for BBC Wales Acorns in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 0 out of 5 from 0 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 4.688 for BBC Wales Acorns is calculated as follows: ( (34 Excellents x 5) + (13 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 48 Ratings = 4.688

  • 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 0 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for BBC Wales Acorns is based on 0 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 0 = 0

    2. Target of 12 positive Reviews (60 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 0 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0

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

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend BBC Wales Acorns?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    4
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to BBC Wales Acorns

  • Mother of Child
    3
  • Father of Child
    1

My daughter has attended BBC Acorns for 2 years now and she just loves it there. It is a bright, clean nursery, well-organised and the care is outstanding. Children are offered a great variety of activities and the staff are both professional and very caring. I would definitely recommend this nursery.

How likely would you be to recommend BBC Wales Acorns? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities / Outside Space: Excellent

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Excellent

Care: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Staff: Good

Food / Nutrition: Excellent

Management: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I couldn't have been happier with my decision to keep my daughter on at Acorns for her pre-school year, considering she continues to receive the best care and attention from all staff with an excellent admit to child ratio as well as support from a foundation year teacher who makes learning so much fun, she can't wait to attend In addition, Acorns run weekly 'Forest School' which supplements their regular outdoor play and there's no happier day that when my daughter comes back muddy!

How likely would you be to recommend BBC Wales Acorns? 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Overall, the nursery provides great care for my 2 year old. It provided a similar level of care to my eldest daughter who is now in school. The staff are hard working and professional.

How likely would you be to recommend BBC Wales Acorns? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities / Outside Space: Satisfactory

Learning: Good

Resources / Equipment / ICT: Good

Care: Excellent

Activities: Good

Staff: Excellent

Food / Nutrition: Good

Management: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Safeguarding: Good

Value for Money: Good

It was a no brainer when I was deciding which nursery my son should go to. Everyone with children at the BBC spoke very highly of BBC Acorns. The staff are lovely, the activities they do are great, and most importantly my son is happy and safe.

How likely would you be to recommend BBC Wales Acorns? 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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